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Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Packs: Release Date and All You Need To Know

Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Packs Release Date

Today I’m here to give you all the updates regarding Pokémon Shield and Pokémon Sword role-playing games. These games were actually released in 2019 and were developed by Game Freak. Recently, there was an announcement regarding Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Packs, I’m going to give you the release date of these expansion packs. Before we begin, please note this post may contain official spoilers from the games itself. If being spoiled is not for you, I suggest that you stop reading the post here. However, if spoilers don’t bother you, we can get started. Also, note that we did not create the spoilers or leak them.

Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Packs Release Date

The announcement regarding the Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Packs was made in January 2020. This announcement was made at the event of Pokémon Direct. This was a piece of exciting news for the lovers of Pokémon Sword and Shield role-playing games. The expansions are not just one time ones but will be slowly released throughout the whole of 2020 which has made all the fans of these games super satisfied and ecstatic.

First of these packs will be released in 2020 June and will be titled ‘The Isle of Armor’, then the second one will be released in the third or fourth quarter of 2020 that is yet to be confirmed, this one will be titled as ‘The Crown Tundra’. These packs will bring back one of the favorite characters of the fans as well. The newly inducted characters include Pokémon known as Kubfu. In the first expansion, one of his evolved forms will be revealed and in the second another all-new evolved form is going to be released.

Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Packs

Apart from this character, we’ll be getting a lot of Pokémon which were not included in the game previously. These are a total of 200 Pokémon. This many Pokémon inducted seems to be an insane addition. Apart from all these details, the game itself is a pretty awesome one. Some of the ratings from the well-known game rating websites are Metacritic 80/100, Game Informer 8.75/10, GameSpot 9/10, IGN 9.3/10, Nintendo Life 8/10, Destructoid 7/10 and Famitsu 38/40.

These are some very impressive ratings for sure. The game is being published by The Pokémon Company and Nintendo for Switch. Do mention your thoughts regardingPokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Packs in the comments section down below.