Brand New Pokémon Sword and Shield Details Highlight Exciting Additions

Character customization, camping, and — curry?!

09.04.19 - 7:45 PM
written by Corey Hall

During today's Nintendo Direct presentation, the company revealed several new details for the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Shield titles, coming later this year to Nintendo Switch. Players hoping to add a new level of personalization to their Pokémon experience will be excited to hear about the new in-depth character customization options which include stylish new clothes, magnificent hairstyles, and convenient bags to carry all of your essentials while on your adventure.

Customize your Trainer's color and cut in Pokemon Sword and Shield! Strike your favorite pose in Pokemon Sword and Shield for Nintendo Switch.

Experience the great outdoors in the Galar region when you camp with your Pokémon companions in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

When you grow weary from the long journey through the Galar region, set up camp in the Wild Area and enjoy taking it slow while playing with Pokémon, improving their battle stats, and visiting other Trainers' campsites. Kick back with up to three other players and take in the majesty of Galar's natural beauty at your own pace.

Feed your friends by crafting culinary curry delights in Pokemon Sword and Shield on Nintendo Switch. Fill your Curry Dex with over 100 types of curry in Pokemon Sword and Shield for Nintendo Switch.

Feeling famished? Cook up some curry rice while you camp and work to fill up your Curry Dex! With over 100 types of curry to discover, it's going to take some work to become a true culinary master.

Gulp up the competition with Cramorant in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Afternoon tea is a delight with Polteageist in Pokemon Sword and Shield!

Two brand new Pokémon were also introduced during the presentation with the flying/water-type, Cramorant, and the perfectly potted ghost-type, Polteageist. You can look forward to experiencing the newest features, and spilling the tea with the adorable Polteageist, when Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield arrive for Nintendo Switch on November 15th!

Corey Hall
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