Release Dates Revealed for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl, Pokémon Legends: Arceus

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Your next Pokémon adventure might be starting sooner than you think! Nintendo and The Pokémon Company have officially confirmed the release dates for its upcoming entries, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

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First up will be Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl, the pair of faithful remakes of 2006’s Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl. They’ll be releasing November 19 on Nintendo Switch, marking the 15th anniversary of the original Nintendo DS games.

While these remakes will re-introduce fans to the Sinnoh Region, there’s also Pokémon Legends: Arceus, an open-world adventure in Sinnoh set well before the events of Diamond and Pearl. This new entry in the Pokémon franchise will officially arrive on January 28, 2022 for the Nintendo Switch.

The game was first revealed in February, and offers a new take on the open-world formula. It will also include three starters Pokémon fans will remember: Rowlet, Oshawott and Cyndaquil.

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Are you excited to head back to the Sinnoh region in these three new games? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest news on all things anime, this season and beyond.

Source: Nintendo official Twitter account.

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