Game Freak’s Pokemon Sword and Shield has done exceptionally well since release, selling over 16 million units across both versions as of December 31st 2019. While new Pokemon were revealed as part of the upcoming expansions, one new Mythical Pokemon will be revealed next month for the Switch titles. According to Pokemon Japan, the reveal will take place on February 27th to celebrate Pokemon Day 2020.
The Mythical Pokemon will be appearing in the upcoming Pokemon the Movie: Coco on July 10th so film-goers also have something to look forward to.. Pokemon Day 2020 will also see a new Max Raid battle for Pokemon Sword and Shield players. Pokemon GO and Pokemon Masters players can also expect announcements.
As for Pokemon Sword and Shield’s expansions, the first is The Isle of Armor, out in June 2020. This will be followed by The Crown Tundra, which releases in Fall 2020. Both expansions will provide over 200 new Pokemon to collect along with new outfits, Legendaries and new locations. Stay tuned for more details on both in the coming months.