Pokemon Legends: Arceus – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Box Art
Publisher
The Pokemon Company, Nintendo
Developer
Game Freak
Platforms
Nintendo Switch
Release Date
28 January 2022: WW: Switch
Genre
Role Playing

Game Overview:

Pokemon Legends: Arceus is a role playing game developed by Game Freak and published by The Pokemon Company and Nintendo.

It is set in Pokemon Diamond and Pearl’s Sinnoh region, several hundred years in the past, with players setting out into the untamed and harsh region to make its first ever Pokedex.

Latest Updates For Pokemon Legends: Arceus

60 Million Units of Pokemon Games Were Shipped in FY 2021-22

60 Million Units of Pokemon Games Were Shipped in FY 2021-22

It was previously reported that The Pokemon Company enjoyed a record year in the previous fiscal year with a net profit of $332 million.

The Pokemon Company Enjoys $332 Million Net Profit for Fiscal Year 2022

The Pokemon Company Enjoys $332 Million Net Profit for Fiscal Year 2022

According to Kantan Games CEO Dr. Serkan Toto, this was a "record financial year" for the company with net profit up by 123 percent year-on-year.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Has Sold 12.64 Million Units, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl at 14.65 Million

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Has Sold 12.64 Million Units, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl at 14.65 Million

Both recently-released Pokemon games have enjoyed stellar sales, with Pokemon Legends: Arceus having crossed the 11.4 million mark in just 10 weeks.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Capture Heatran, Regigigas, Cresselia, and Shaymin

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Capture Heatran, Regigigas, Cresselia, and Shaymin

Even more Legendary and Mythical Pokemon can be found in the Hisui region - here's how to find and catch them all.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Capture Tornadus, Thundurus, Landorus, and Enamorus

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Capture Tornadus, Thundurus, Landorus, and Enamorus

The Forces of Nature are a tough lot to handle. Here's how to find and capture each one as part of the "Incarnate Forces of Hisui" request.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Capture Arceus

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Capture Arceus

After completing all of the Requests and capturing all Pokemon, you finally get to face Arceus. Here's how to defeat and capture it.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Retakes the Top Spot in Japanese Sales Charts

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Retakes the Top Spot in Japanese Sales Charts

Last week's chart toppers Triangle Strategy and Gran Turismo 7 have slipped a couple of places, with Pokemon and Elden Ring climbing back on top.

Elden Ring is Europe’s Biggest New IP Since 2016

Elden Ring is Europe’s Biggest New IP Since 2016

FromSoftware's newest game was the biggest seller in Europe last month, ahead of games such as Horizon Forbidden West, Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Dying Light 2, and more.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus and Elden Ring Were the Highest Selling Games in Japan in February

Pokemon Legends: Arceus and Elden Ring Were the Highest Selling Games in Japan in February

Other major new releases like Dying Light 2 Stay Human and Horizon Forbidden West also debuted within the top 10.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Catch Manaphy, Uxie, Mesprit, and Azelf

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Catch Manaphy, Uxie, Mesprit, and Azelf

Once you've completed the story, there are lots of different Pokemon to find in Hisui. Here's how to capture four Legendary and Mythical Pokemon.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Catch Dialga/Palkia, Giratina, and Darkrai

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Catch Dialga/Palkia, Giratina, and Darkrai

Some familiar Legendaries dot the landscape in Game Freak's open world RPG. Here's how to find and capture them with ease.

Elden Ring, Horizon Forbidden West Enjoy Stellar Debuts in February 2022’s NPD Charts

Elden Ring, Horizon Forbidden West Enjoy Stellar Debuts in February 2022’s NPD Charts

Elden Ring has instantly become the best-selling game of 2022 so far, while Horizon Forbidden West sets a record for the biggest launch month for a PS5 game in the US.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus – Daybreak Update Patch Notes Released

Pokemon Legends: Arceus – Daybreak Update Patch Notes Released

Nintendo has released the full patch notes for update 1.1.0 for the action RPG, detailing various tweaks, content additions, and more.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus – Daybreak Announced; Free Update Brings New Content

Pokemon Legends: Arceus – Daybreak Announced; Free Update Brings New Content

A new investigation and new battles are coming to Pokemon Legends: Arceus, while players can also claim free items in celebration of Pokemon Day.

Pokemon Presents Announced for February 27th

Pokemon Presents Announced for February 27th

The 14 minute-long presentation will air on YouTube, and provide the "latest information" along with celebrating Pokemon Day.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Accolades Trailer Highlights Strong Critical Reception

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Accolades Trailer Highlights Strong Critical Reception

Pokemon Legends: Arceus' fresh take has been widely received with praise from critics, some of which gets highlighted in this new trailer.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus is Still on Top of Weekly Japanese Sales Charts

Pokemon Legends: Arceus is Still on Top of Weekly Japanese Sales Charts

Nearly every single game in the top 10 of the software charts is a Switch release, while the Switch itself has enjoyed solid sales as well.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus and Dying Light 2 Stay Human Top UK Retail Charts Again

Pokemon Legends: Arceus and Dying Light 2 Stay Human Top UK Retail Charts Again

Pokemon enjoys its third consecutive week on top, while Dying Light 2 holds on to second place with solid sales as well.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus and PS5 Reign in NPD’s January 2022 Charts

Pokemon Legends: Arceus and PS5 Reign in NPD’s January 2022 Charts

Pokemon Legends: Arceus debuts on top of the software charts while Rainbow Six Extraction comes in at No. 9.

Dying Light 2 Stay Human Enjoys Strong Debut in Weekly UK Retail Charts, Pokemon Legends: Arceus Still on Top

Dying Light 2 Stay Human Enjoys Strong Debut in Weekly UK Retail Charts, Pokemon Legends: Arceus Still on Top

Techland's open world survival horror action RPG has seen an impressive launch in the UK, and almost took the top spot from last week's big Pokemon release.

What We Want From The Next Open World Pokemon Game

What We Want From The Next Open World Pokemon Game

Pokemon Legends: Arceus has successfully revitalized the series. Now where does it go from here?

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – 15 Tips And Tricks To Get You Started

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – 15 Tips And Tricks To Get You Started

Basic and advanced tips and tricks for Pokemon Legends: Arceus.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Crosses 6.5 Million Units Sold in First Week of Launch

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Crosses 6.5 Million Units Sold in First Week of Launch

The latest title in the Pokemon series released on January 28th and has already surpassed its predecessors on the Nintendo Switch.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Tops Weekly Japanese Sales Charts with Impressive Debut

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Tops Weekly Japanese Sales Charts with Impressive Debut

Pokemon Legends: Arceus tops the Japanese sales charts, with over 1.4 million units sold within three days of launch.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Quickly Level up and Increase Research Level

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Quickly Level up and Increase Research Level

Want your Pokemon to quickly become stronger? Curious about the purpose of Research Tasks and Research Levels? Here's everything you need to know.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Sold Over 1.4 Million Units in Japan in its First Three Days

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Sold Over 1.4 Million Units in Japan in its First Three Days

The newly released RPG enjoys the second-biggest launch for a Switch game in Japan to date, behind only Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – All Wisp and Unown Locations

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – All Wisp and Unown Locations

Game Freak's newest RPG offers a decent range of collectibles to find, if you know where to look. Find out their exact locations here.

Pokemon Legends Arceus Review – A Whole New World

Pokemon Legends Arceus Review – A Whole New World

A surprisingly bold and ambitious step forward that pays off.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – All Boss Fights And How To Beat Them

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – All Boss Fights And How To Beat Them

Beautiful but teeming with danger, the Hisui region presents all kinds of threats from Alpha Pokemon to other trainers. Here's how to best them all.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Farm Money and Earn Merit Points

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide – How to Farm Money and Earn Merit Points

Money isn't exactly super-common in the Hisui region but it's still possibly to farm obscene amounts. Here's how, along with earning Merit Points.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Tops Weekly UK Retail Charts with Massive Launch

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Tops Weekly UK Retail Charts with Massive Launch

The new Pokemon game enjoys excellent sales, while Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection also comes in at No. 5.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Enjoys Fourth Biggest Launch in Pokemon History in the UK

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Enjoys Fourth Biggest Launch in Pokemon History in the UK

Only Pokemon Sun and Moon, Sword and Shield, and OmegaRuby and AlphaSapphire have seen bigger launches in the region.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Potentially Getting DLC in April – Rumour

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Potentially Getting DLC in April – Rumour

A known leaker seems to be suggesting that Game Freak's recently released action RPG Pokemon Legends: Arceus will get additional content soon.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Trailer Teases Hisuian Final Starter Evolutions

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Trailer Teases Hisuian Final Starter Evolutions

The newest Pokemon Legends: Arceus Trailer teases Hisuian Variants of the three starters' final evolutions, but stops short of fully showing them.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus’ Final File Size is 6 GB

Pokemon Legends: Arceus’ Final File Size is 6 GB

Pre-loads for the upcoming action RPG have gone live, confirming that the game's final file size is less than half of the original estimate.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Receives High Praise in Japanese Media Previews

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Receives High Praise in Japanese Media Previews

"It’s a game experience like no other in the series, and I have high hopes for it as a completely new form of Pokémon game," one preview says.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Gameplay Preview Details Exploration, Pokedex and More

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Gameplay Preview Details Exploration, Pokedex and More

Ahead of its release on January 28th for Nintendo Switch, extensive new gameplay footage showcases what players will do in the Hisui region.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Trailer Hypes up “a New Kind of Pokemon Adventure”

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Trailer Hypes up “a New Kind of Pokemon Adventure”

Pokemon Legends: Arceus' newest trailer promises a Pokemon experience unlike any other. The game is out later this month.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Trailer Welcomes You to a World of Adventure

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Trailer Welcomes You to a World of Adventure

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company are continuing the marketing drive for the upcoming open world action RPG ahead of its imminent launch.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Receives a Bunch of New Screenshots

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Receives a Bunch of New Screenshots

New screenshots have emerged for the action RPG. Pokemon Legends: Arceus is out exclusively for the Switch on January 28.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Commercials Show More New Gameplay

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Commercials Show More New Gameplay

The open world action RPG is launching exclusively for the Switch later this month, and shows new gameplay snippets in these commercials.

Why Pokemon Legends: Arceus Could Be One of the Biggest Selling Games of 2022

Why Pokemon Legends: Arceus Could Be One of the Biggest Selling Games of 2022

Whether or not it is ultimately comes down to Game Freak's ability to deliver on the promise of the game.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Receives New Overview Trailer Ahead of Launch

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Receives New Overview Trailer Ahead of Launch

A new overview trailer takes an extensive look at the upcoming JRPG, showing combat, customization, the world, and more.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus – 15 Things You Need To Know

Pokémon Legends: Arceus – 15 Things You Need To Know

Pokemon Legends: Arceus looks to be an interesting departure from the norm for the series...

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Trailers Introduce Diamond and Pearl Clans

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Trailers Introduce Diamond and Pearl Clans

Players with save data for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl can also fight Mythical Pokemon Darkrai and add it to their team.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus – Hisuian Voltorb Revealed

Pokemon Legends: Arceus – Hisuian Voltorb Revealed

Voltorb's Hisuian variant is an Electric/Grass type, and looks very similar to the old-timey Pokeballs of Hisui, appropriately enough.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Trailer Features Hisuian Zoroark and Hisuian Zorua in Action

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Trailer Features Hisuian Zoroark and Hisuian Zorua in Action

Unlike their Gen 5 variants, the Hisuian forms are Normal/Ghost Type Pokemon which seemingly resemble kitsune yokai from folklore.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus – Hisuian Zoroark and Hisuian Zorua Revealed in New Trailer

Pokemon Legends: Arceus – Hisuian Zoroark and Hisuian Zorua Revealed in New Trailer

The two are variants of Gen 5, Dark-type Pokemon that are found in the new Hisui region, and seem to have a close relationship.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Teaser Shows Mysterious Footage of the Hisui Region

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Teaser Shows Mysterious Footage of the Hisui Region

You might not expect a Pokemon game's marketing to show a man being viscously killed by a Pokemon on-camera, but here we are.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Won’t Actually be Open World

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Won’t Actually be Open World

The Pokemon Company clarifies that the RPG will follow a structure similar to the Monster Hunter games rather than having a single, seamless open world.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus – Arc Phone, Alpha Pokemon, and Celestica Flute Detailed

Pokemon Legends: Arceus – Arc Phone, Alpha Pokemon, and Celestica Flute Detailed

Learn more about the Wardens, what's going on with the Noble Pokemon, and how you'll use various special Pokemon to explore the world.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Showcases Noble Pokemon, Wardens, Jubilife Village, and More in New Trailer

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Showcases Noble Pokemon, Wardens, Jubilife Village, and More in New Trailer

Explore the world with Pokemon as mounts, venture to Jubilife Village to acquire new clothes, and take on Noble Pokemon in the wild.

10 New Things We Learned About Pokemon Legends: Arceus

10 New Things We Learned About Pokemon Legends: Arceus

The Pokemon Company recently lifted the lid on Pokemon's biggest reinvention in years- here's everything new they talked about.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Will Require 13 GB of Storage Space

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Will Require 13 GB of Storage Space

The upcoming open world action RPG's eShop page has been updated with details on exactly how much storage space it will require.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Receives New Details on Setting, Battles, Traversal, and More

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Receives New Details on Setting, Battles, Traversal, and More

The open world action RPG features a new battle system, a fresh structure, and new Pokemon, among several other things.

Pokemon Presents Confirmed for August 18

Pokemon Presents Confirmed for August 18

The Pokemon Company is finally going to provide long-awaited updates on Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, and Pokemon Legends: Arceus.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Details Are Coming “Soon”

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Details Are Coming “Soon”

The Pokemon Company says it has a "robust rollout" of updates planned for the open world title, and while there's nothing to share now, more info will be coming soon.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus is Out on January 28, 2022

Pokemon Legends: Arceus is Out on January 28, 2022

The new open world Pokemon adventure releases early next year for the Switch.

10 Things We Don’t Want In Pokemon Legends: Arceus

10 Things We Don’t Want In Pokemon Legends: Arceus

As excited as we are about Pokemon's reinvention, there are certain things we're hoping it will avoid.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Announced – Open World Title Out in Early 2022

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Announced – Open World Title Out in Early 2022

Venture to Sinnoh in the past in the upcoming action RPG.

Pokemon Open World Game Coming in 2022, Set in Feudal Sinnoh – Rumor

Pokemon Open World Game Coming in 2022, Set in Feudal Sinnoh – Rumor

Rumored Pokemon Diamond and Pearl remakes also get new details.

Pokémon Presents Announced For February 26

Pokémon Presents Announced For February 26

The presentation will last roughly 20 minutes.

New Pokemon Direct Coming Next Month – Rumour

New Pokemon Direct Coming Next Month – Rumour

A Pokemon insider suggests next month could see major new Pokemon announcements.

Pokemon Teases “Very Special” 25th Anniversary Celebration in 2021

Pokemon Teases “Very Special” 25th Anniversary Celebration in 2021

Is it finally time for the Gen 4 remakes?

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