Back on 24 June 2020, during the Pokémon Presents presentation, Nintendo announced a new multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) title named Pokémon Unite. The game has been exclusively available for Nintendo Switch users only till now. But the wait for mobile gamers is finally nearing its end as it is finally coming to mobile devices. Both Android and iOS users will be able to download and play the game from September 22nd, 2021. Now that the release date has been announced, the Pre-registration for Pokemon Unite has also kicked off on the App Store and Google Play Store. Moreover, players who pre-register for the game irrespective of being Android or iOS users will receive exclusive incentives when the game launches.
Pokémon Unite will offer cross-platform play for gamers across the world
Unlike previous Pokémon games, Pokémon Unite is a multiplayer online battle royale, or MOBA for short, video game. The game bears a slight resemblance to other popular MOBA titles such as Dota 2 and League of Legends but is set in the Pokémon universe. It is a free-to-play online multiplayer game where players fight a 5v5 play to catch wild Pokémon.
Fighting with opponents gain players to level up their Pokémon as well as defeating enemies. Good communication and teamwork will lead a trainer to victory. You just have to put your teamwork to the test, and take home the win! Moreover, one of its notable features will be that it will support cross-platform play for gamers across the world. By linking their account on both Nintendo Switch and mobile, players can play the game with their previous saved data and characters. Nintendo Switch and mobile users will be able to play the game together. If a player already has a Pikachu Unite license, he will receive Aeos coins instead.
Earn exclusive rewards for completing the pre-registration
Pokémon Unite is currently available for pre-registration for Android and iOS on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store respectively. Upon reaching 2.5 million pre-registrations, participants will receive a Pikachu Unite license upon release. However, if the 5 million pre-registration goal is reached, players will receive a special Holowear—Festival Style: Pikachu! To claim the Pikachu Unite license and Holowear, players need to log in to the mobile version and complete the log-in event. Also, do keep a note that all the rewards will be available to claim by October 31st, 2021.
Furthermore, Nintendo Switch players will also receive a special gift, a Zeraora Unite license, by logging into Switch. Another good news for the players is two new playable characters are coming in this game with its release – namely Mamoswine and Sylveon. Both of them will also be available to play on the soon-to-be-launched mobile version of the game.
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