About the game
Developed by Game Freak and published in 2019 by Nintendo/TPC, Pokemon Sword and Shield are RPGs with adventure elements, that come with improved battles, streamlined roster and new features like Dynamaxing.
Pokemon Shield Articles
Pokemon Sword and Shield first DLC The Isle of Armor gets a release date
The Pokemon Company have officially confirmed the release date for Pokemon Sword and Shield's first DLC, which is part of the game's expansion pass. It is coming on June 17 2020.
Pokemon Day 2020 celebrations bring brand new mythical Pokemon to Sword/Shield
Pokemon Day 2020 is set for 27 February and to celebrate the anniversary, Pokemon Company have shared their plans for in-game events for Pokemon Go and Pokemon Sword/Shield.
Pokemon Sword & Shield sales are crushing previous titles
Game Freak were criticised by Pokemon fans for certain creative decisions in Pokemon Sword & Shield but the money is telling an opposite story. The games blew all the previous competition out of the water by selling jaw-dropping 16.06 million copies by 31 December 2019.
Pokemon Sword & Shield get expansion passes
Pokemon Direct provided information on the upcoming content for Pokemon Sword & Shield that will be released later in 2020. The new expansions are contained in the announced expansion passes, sold separately for the twin titles.
Pokemon Sword and Shield have outsold Let's Go games after 10 days
Pokemon Sword and Shield games have outsold Pokemon Let's Go titles in Japan just ten days after the official launch. Sword and Shield titles are inching closer to 2 million sold units in the first month.
Pokemon Sword & Shield is the fastest selling Switch game of all time
The Pokemon Company have published a press release about the first-week sales for Sword & Shield. The game is the best selling software on Nintendo Switch of all time.
UK Charts: Pokemon Sword and Shield is the biggest exclusive of the year
Pokemon Sword is the biggest exclusive game of the year in the UK and the third biggest retail game launch of 2019. The RPG title is only behind FIFA 20 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
Pokemon Sword & Shield is not responsible for wiping your save data
Pokemon Sword & Shield are under fire for their shortcomings but it's important to filter out the fake accusations. One such accusation is regarding wipes of all saves on a Switch, but this seems to be a baseless rumour that latched onto a different issue.
Pokemon Sword & Shield sound options apparently locked behind an item
Game Freak's line of weird decisions seems to have no end. After the odd mass removal of moves, Pokemon Sword & Shield will apparently require players to get earbuds from an NPC in order to get access to sound options.
Pokemon Sword & Shield list of silently removed moves
Pokemon fans became furious after learning that Gamefreak are removing 129 moves from Pokemon Sword and Shield, without any prior announcement, according to data miners. Here is a list of moves that will not make an appearance.