Free-to-play Pokemon Quest announced for Switch, smartphones

Available now for Switch, in June for smartphones.

Pokemon Quest

The Pokemon Company announced Pokemon Quest, a free-to-play action RPG developed by Game Freak for Switch and smartphones, during the Pokemon 2018 Video Game Press Conference. It is available now worldwide for Switch via the Nintendo eShop, and will launch for iOS and Android devices in late June.

Here is an overview of the game, via The Pokemon Company:

About

Pokemon Quest is a rambunctious action RPG where cube-shaped Pokemon play the leading role! Head out in search of treasure with your cube-shaped Pokemon buddies on Tumblecube Island—a land where everything is a cube! Your goal is to find the awesome treasures said to be hidden on the island! With easy-to-use controls and a completely new way to play Pokemon, Pokemon Quest is an enjoyable experience for all fans.

Key Features

  • Familiar Friends — The Pokemon you know and love from Pokemon Red and Pokemon Blue inhabit Tumblecube Island, become your buddies, and appear on your adventures.
  • Power up — Use Power Stones you find on expeditions to help your Pokemon improve their moves and change their characteristics. Power up your favorite Pokemon in your own unique way!
  • Battle by tapping — The simple controls make for lively and fun battles! Danger is lurking, so you’ll need the help of your Pokémon team on your expeditions. When wild Pokemon appear, your Pokemon will battle ferociously to try and knock them out one after another!
  • Befriend Pokemon to make your own unique team — You can use the items you get from your expeditions to befriend more Pokemon or make your Pokemon stronger. Cook up dishes that Pokemon love, and you’ll befriend more of them. Create a team that’s all your own and head out on more expeditions!
  • Base camp decorations — Your base camp is your home for this adventure, and you can spruce it up however you like with decorations that look good and also provide in-game benefits.

And here is an overview of all the currently available downloadable content:

Expedition 3-Pack Bundle ($29.99)

This bundle brings all three Expedition Packs together for a special price. The bundle includes:

  • Expedition Pack
  • Great Expedition Pack
  • Ultra Expedition Pack

If you would like to know the contents of a specific Expedition Pack, please view the product information page for that pack.

  • Pokemon Quest is required to use this DLC. It may also be necessary to update the software to the newest version.
  • The bonuses included with this DLC can only be received once by each user on this Nintendo Switch console. You may have already received the bonuses if this DLC has been purchased by a user with a different Nintendo Account on the same console. If that is the case, you will not receive the bonuses again even if you purchase another copy of the DLC.

Expedition Pack (4.99)

This downloadable content includes the following items to enhance your expedition experience:

  • Cooking pot: Increases the number of dishes you can cook at the same time by one.
  • Poké Ball Model: Increases the number of PM Tickets received as a service for members by 20.
  • Perfect Pair Statue: Increases the maximum battery charges by one.

This DLC also includes the following one-time bonuses:

  • PM Tickets +100
  • Lv. 1 Nidoran♀ with a special move
  • Lv. 1 Nidoran♂ with a special move

Great Expedition Pack ($9.99)

This downloadable content includes the following items to enhance your expedition experience:

  • Cooking pot: Increases the number of dishes you can cook at the same time by one.
  • Great Ball Model: Increases the number of PM Tickets received as a service for members by 30.
  • Eevee Arch: Increases the maximum battery charges by one.
  • Lapras Pool : Doubles the chances of attracting multiple Pokemon with your cooking.

This DLC also includes the following one-time bonuses:

  • PM Tickets +100
  • Lv. 1 Lapras with a special move

Ultra Expedition Pack ($17.99)

This downloadable content includes the following items to enhance your expedition experience:

  • Cooking pot: Increases the number of dishes you can cook at the same time by one.
  • Ultra Ball Model: Increases the number of PM Tickets received as a service for members by 40.
  • Pikachu Arch: Increases the maximum battery charges by one.
  • Gengar Balloon: Doubles the drop rate of all ingredients.
  • Snorlax Lounger: Doubles the Exp. received from expeditions.

This DLC also includes the following one-time bonuses:

  • PM Tickets +100
  • Lv. 1 Snorlax with a special move

Broadburst Stone ($2.99)

With this downloadable content, you will immediately receive one Broadburst Stone. You can attach this stone to a compatible move to make your Pokemon stronger!

This DLC also includes the following one-time bonus:

  • PM Tickets +100

Scattershot Stone ($2.99)

With this downloadable content, you will immediately receive one Scattershot Stone. You can attach this stone to a compatible move to make your Pokemon stronger!

This DLC also includes the following one-time bonus:

  • PM Tickets +100

Sharing Stone ($2.99)

With this downloadable content, you will immediately receive one Sharing Stone. You can attach this stone to a compatible move to make your Pokemon stronger!

This DLC also includes the following one-time bonus:

  • PM Tickets +100

Stay Strong Stone ($2.99)

With this downloadable content, you will immediately receive one Stay Strong Stone. You can attach this stone to a compatible move to make your Pokemon stronger!

This DLC also includes the following one-time bonus:

  • PM Tickets +100

Wait Less Stone ($2.99)

With this downloadable content, you will immediately receive one Wait Less Stone. You can attach this stone to a compatible move to make your Pokemon stronger!

This DLC also includes the following one-time bonus:

  • PM Tickets +100

Whack-Whack Stone ($2.99)

With this downloadable content, you will immediately receive one Whack-Whack Stone. You can attach this stone to a compatible move to make your Pokemon stronger!

This DLC also includes the following one-time bonus:

  • PM Tickets +100

Watch the announcement trailer below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery. Visit the official website here.

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