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Two little games you may have heard of before just launched today: Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield are finally available! While we’ve been seeing trailer after trailer advertising the game for some time now, setting aside a few more moments to celebrate the huge day by watching the official launch trailer couldn’t hurt!

It’s time to watch the new region of Galar unfold and prepare yourself to set out on another exciting adventure with new and familiar Pokémon:


Whether you dive into Sword or Shield, have a fun time exploring Galar, Trainers! And if you’re still looking to pick up the game, you can do so on Amazon today.


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Written by Lauren Ganos
Creative Director, Managing Editor

Designer and writer by day, gamer by night, Lauren dreams big when it comes to creative endeavors. Perhaps that's why she's taken on the roles of creative director and managing editor for Nintendo Wire. If she had a video game superhero alias, it might just be The Visionary, a true keeper of imaginative order.