A brand new Pokémon Presents is coming—right here’s the place and when you possibly can watch it

The Pokémon Firm has revealed {that a} model new Pokémon Presents will air subsequent week, bringing updates on the upcoming video games within the collection. 

The information was introduced on the official Pokémon twitter web page, confirming that the stream will happen on August 18 at 6am PT / 9am ET / 2pm BST and you’ll tune in on the official Pokémon YouTube channel

The tweet additionally confirmed that followers ought to count on to see updates on the upcoming DS remakes Pokémon Sensible Diamond and Shining Pearl in addition to the highly-anticipated prequel Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

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This comes sizzling on the heels of the The Pokémon Firm’s tease that extra on Pokémon Legends: Arceus could be revealed “quickly” so it appears they actually meant it. All three titles had been introduced collectively throughout a February 2021 Pokémon Presents which celebrated the collection’ twenty fifth anniversary so it stands to cause that we’d see updates on them collectively as nicely.

The discharge dates for all the video games are quick approaching. Sensible Diamond and Shining Pearl are making their method onto Nintendo Swap as quickly as November 19, seemingly promising a trustworthy recreation of the beloved Technology 4 Diamond and Pearl video games which initially launched on the DS again in 2006. 

Pokémon Legends: Arceus is coming slightly afterward January 28 2022 and whereas Sensible Diamond and Shining Pearl will likely be treading acquainted floor, Legends: Arceus is about to do one thing slightly totally different, taking gamers right into a historic Sinnoh area the place Pokémon roam freely and the world is a bit more open.

Evaluation: what ought to we count on to see?

Whereas the tweet confirmed that Pokémon Sensible Diamond and Shining Pearl in addition to Pokémon Legends: Arceus will make an look through the presentation, it didn’t give away any particulars on what precisely we will count on to see from any of the titles.

With launch dates for all three video games already confirmed, we’re not anticipating any massive bulletins in that space (until a delay is imminent however that appears unlikely). Given all the video games are scheduled for launch inside the subsequent six months, we’d think about The Pokémon Firm will wish to dive slightly deeper than it has executed beforehand—we have solely seen reveal trailers launched on announcement thus far. 

With no operating time supplied it’s sort of laborious to glean simply how a lot element there could be but it surely appears possible that there’ll be some new in-game footage and extra particular particulars on what gamers ought to count on from their returns to the Sinnoh area each previous and current. Thankfully, we do not have lengthy to attend to seek out out for certain.