Pokken Tournament DX Announced For Nintendo Switch, Launches This September


Today's Pokemon focused Nintendo Direct didn't bring any news on a new main entry in the series for Nintendo Switch, but the latest Nintendo console is still going to get something new in the near future, as the fighting game Pokken Tournament will make its Switch debut as Pokken Tournament DX later this year.

Pokken Tournament DX will come with some additional features not found in the original Wii U version, like 3v3 battles, where players can choose three Pokémon to play with. Online modes will include Ranked, Friendly and Group matches, and the roster will be expanded with the latest additions made to the arcade version of the game, with Croagunk, Darkrai, Empoleon, and Scizor finally becoming playable at home. DBrand new character Decidueye will also be added to the roster.

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A new trailer has also been shown during today's presentation, and you can check it out right below. The video also showcases the brand new Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, both launching exclusively on Nintendo 3DS later this year.

Pokken Tournament DX launches on Nintendo Switch on September 22nd in all regions. The game will be available in playable form at this year's E3, which will be held next week.