The newest expansion for Pokemon Sword & Shield, titled The Crown Tundra, will be released on October 22, 2020.
Announced during a broadcast on Pokemon’s official Youtube account, the second expansion to the newest entry in the long running Pokemon franchise looks to take players to a new, arctic-themed area within the Galar region, titled the Crown Tundra, along with a new mentor that will help you to oversee an exploration team charged with uncovering the mysteries the new land has to offer. The video also highlighted numerous new activities for players to participate in such as the Galarian Star Tournament that challenges players against some of Galar’s best and brightest trainers. It was also announced that all Legendary Pokemon from previous mainline entries will be able to be caught within the new Dynamax Adeventures raids.
The Crown Tundra was announced alongside with the title’s first expansion, the Isle of Armor, which has been offered as a $29.99 USD Expansion Pass. The Pokemon Company also revealed that new versions of Pokemon Sword & Shield will be launching in stores that will include the expansion passes bundled into them. The bundle, which is set to release on November 6th, will offer a bonus of 100 Poke Balls upon purchase, while also receiving the Pikachu and Eevee uniforms that were previously provided through purchasing both the base game and the expansion pass.. No official price has been set yet.
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