The Pokemon Company today unveiled a new game in the Pokemon franchise titled Pokemon Unite which is due out on both mobile and Nintendo Switch. It resembles strategy tiles such as DOTA and League of Legends. The developers behind the game are Tencent’s TiMi Studios and the game pits teams of five against each other for strategic Pokemon battles. The release date for the game wasn’t revealed, but it was announced to be a free to start title! Check out the trailer below.
“Today during a Pokémon Presents video presentation, Tsunekazu Ishihara, president and CEO of The Pokémon Company, unveiled Pokémon UNITE, a new game for the Nintendo Switch™ system and mobile devices. Pokémon UNITE is being developed in partnership with Tencent Games’ TiMi Studios.
Pokémon UNITE is the first strategic Pokémon team battle game. Players face off against each other in five-on-five team battles. During these battles, players will cooperate with teammates to catch wild Pokémon, level up and evolve their own Pokémon. They will need to defeat their opponents’ Pokémon while trying to earn more points than the opposing team within the allotted time. Pokémon UNITE will be free-to-start.”