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You can explore lush scenery on unknown islands to snap photos of Pokémon in their natural habitats in the New Pokémon Snap game, only for the Nintendo Switch system!


You can 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 can snap photos from the NEO-ONE as you encounter and research lively wild Pokémon. You might see unexpected expressions or behaviors—Pokémon patrolling their territory, playing, or lurking in out-of-the-way spots.


You can investigate the mysterious Illumina phenomenon

You can 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. You can 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!


You can save, edit, and share your favorite Pokémon photos

You can save photos to your personal in-game album to edit and adjust them. When you complete a course, you can adjust the brightness, blur, zoom and other aspects of your photo in Re-Snap mode. Then, you can add stickers, frames, and filters to add a personal touch. You can share your favorite photos with family and friends in-game*. You can also see what kinds of photos everyone else is taking. See something you like? You can award a Sweet! medal.



  • You can see a different side of Pokémon in a new photo-snapping adventure, only on Nintendo Switch
  • You can explore unknown islands with scenery like lush jungles and tropical beaches throughout your journey
  • You can research various Pokémon in their natural habitats and capture Pokémon behaviors that you don’t normally see
  • You can meet Professor Mirror and work with him to uncover the mystery of the Illumina phenomenon and Pokémon with a special glow that can be found in the Lental region
  • You can take in-game photos to make your very own Pokémon Photodex
  • You can edit shots and apply stickers, frames, and filters
  • You can share photos and compare your shots* with family and friends in-game



The New Pokémon Snap game is now available for the Nintendo Switch system. For more information about the New Pokémon Snap game, you can visit the official site.


*Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply.

ESRB Rating: Everyone