Release time, pre-order, features, price, etc.
Pokemon enters the MOBA world with the release of Pokemon Unite.
As we count on releasing the game on Nintendo Switch, we’ve got everything you need to know so you can get started as soon as possible once the servers are live.
Pokemon Unite Nintendo Switch release time
While we know for sure that Pokemon Unite will arrive on Nintendo Switch on July 21, the release time has yet to be officially confirmed.
Pokemon Unite will release on Switch at midnight local time on July 21 or around 5 p.m. BST / 12 p.m. ET.
While most games tend to release at midnight local time on the Nintendo eShop, some top-tier digital versions don’t stream live until later in the day, once everyone is able to check out. launch.
We confirm as soon as we know the release time, so check back with us regularly.
Pre-order / Pre-load
Regardless of the game’s release time, you can download it now before the servers go live.
You can preload Pokemon Unite now, and it will install on July 21.
The download size of the game has also been confirmed on Nintendo official website.
To download Pokemon Unite on Switch, you will need 928MB of free space on your hard drive or SD card.
The developers also revealed that players who jump into MOBA early will get a free bonus.
If you log into Pokemon unite before August 31, you will get Zeraora for free and be able to use them forever, taking advantage of their unique abilities in battles.
Is Pokemon Unite free?
One of the questions many fans are asking as we approach release is: Is Pokemon Unite free?
The short answer is yes, but it’s officially described as a “free start,” which means there will likely be some big microtransactions down the line for you to get involved in.
There is a battle pass system and more Pokémon to unlock. We’ll know more about that once the game goes live, however.
Release dates for other platforms
While Pokemon Unite released on Nintendo Switch on July 21, we’re still waiting for news on the iOS and Android versions, not to mention their arrival on platforms like PC.
We know Pokemon Unite is slated to hit mobile devices in September, but we don’t have more details than that.
We’ll be sure to keep you updated as we learn more.