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You can explore a whole new region full of never-before-seen Pokémon in the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games, now available for the Nintendo Switch family of systems.


Your adventure as a Pokémon Trainer begins by choosing one of three new, totally adorable partner Pokémon; Grookey, Scorbunny, or Sobble. Then, head out with your new pal into the new Galar region, where you can challenge the troublemakers of Team Yell while solving the mystery behind the Legendary Pokémon Zacian and Zamazenta. For another way to level up your Pokémon, assign them Poké Jobs to complete—and for fun, you can even play with your Pokémon in Pokémon Camp!




  • Catch, battle, and trade Pokémon on a new adventure in the Galar region!
  • You can choose from three new partner Pokémon and encounter never-before-seen Pokémon
  • Players can control the camera in the Wild Area
  • Team up with other Trainers to participate in Max Raid Battles*
  • Battle wild Dynamax Pokémon in Max Raid Battles* and try catching them! 


Oh? There’s a special-edition Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition system, too! It has different-colored buttons plus illustrations of the two new Legendary Pokémon, Zacian and Zamazenta.


Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are available now for the Nintendo Switch family of systems. For more information about the game, you can visit the official site.


*Additional games, systems and a Nintendo Switch Online membership required; sold separately. Nintendo Switch Online membership and Nintendo Account required for online features. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply.

Nintendo Switch Lite plays all games that support handheld mode.

ESRB Rating: Everyone with Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon Violence