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New Pokemon Snap will be 6.8 GB and features online functionality

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The official eShop listing for New Pokemon Snap has revealed that the download size for the long-awaited game will be 6.8 GB if you purchase the game via the Nintendo Switch eShop. The listing for New Pokemon Snap also reveals that the game will thankfully support cloud saves for Nintendo Switch Online members and features online play in some shape or form. It’s not clear what the online play entails, but we should find out in due course.

“Seek out and take in-game photographs of Pokémon in their native environments in the New Pokémon Snap™ game, only for the Nintendo Switch™ system! You’ll even discover behaviors and expressions you’ve never seen before when you encounter and research lively wild Pokémon. You might see them patrolling their territory, playing, or lurking in out-of-the-way spots.

Investigate the mysterious Illumina phenomenon

Travel to the islands that make up the Lental region. In this region, some of the Pokémon and vegetation will appear to have a special glow. Research these Pokémon alongside Professor Mirror as you explore dense jungles, vast deserts, and more! Your observations of Pokémon thriving in the wild may help unravel the truth behind the Illumina phenomenon. The Pokémon pictures you take will be used to build your very own Pokémon Photodex!

This new game brings the gameplay of the 1999 Pokémon Snap game for the Nintendo 64™ system to life on the Nintendo Switch system with unknown islands to discover and different Pokémon to see!

Photograph lively wild Pokémon in their natural habitats as you research and explore unknown islands. Hop in your trusty travel pod, the NEO-ONE, and journey through a variety of environments such as beaches, jungles, and deserts to capture previously-unseen Pokémon behaviors. You can even toss Pokémon a delicious fluffruit to catch their attention. Photos you take can also be used to fill out your very own Pokémon Photodex!

In the Lental region, Pokémon and vegetation have sometimes been seen to glow. Meet Professor Mirror and work with him to uncover the mystery of the Illumina Phenomenon. Your photos and observations may be key to learning about this strange occurrence.”


3 thoughts on “New Pokemon Snap will be 6.8 GB and features online functionality”

  1. That’s big for a spin-off game but I’m not surprised since the Pokémon models look so good. Hope it turns out as a game with rich content and lots of replay value.

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