ZA Set to Arrive on Nintendo Switch in 2025, Will be Based in the Kalos Region

ZA Set to Arrive on Nintendo Switch in 2025, Will be Based in the Kalos Region

The Pokemon Company, a Japanese company responsible for managing the Pokémon franchise, has excitedly announced the upcoming release of their new game, Pokémon Legends: ZA. This eagerly-awaited new addition to the Pokémon franchise will be available in 2025 for the Nintendo Switch gaming console. The new game will take players on an exciting journey to Luminalia City, a bustling and vibrant city located in the Kalos region. Also new to this installment will be the inclusion of Mega Evolutions, a popular feature that allows certain Pokémon to become more powerful during battles.

This exciting announcement came during the company’s Pokémon Presents news event, an event held this Tuesday that coincided with the celebration of Pokémon Day. This special day commemorates the launch of the first Pokémon video games, marking the beginning of a franchise that has brought joy to millions of gamers worldwide.

Game Freak, the acclaimed developer responsible for many of the previous Pokémon games, is at the helm of this new installment. They have promised players a new adventure set in Luminalia City, a city currently undergoing a major urban development plan. The goal is to transform Luminalia City into a “perfect place for humans and Pokémon” to coexist harmoniously.

Luminalia City is tucked away in the picturesque Kalos region, a setting that will be familiar to players who enjoyed the 2013 releases of Pokémon X and Y.

One of the major features that Pokémon Legends: ZA will bring back to the franchise is Mega Evolutions. This unique mechanic allows specific Pokémon to transform into a more formidable form during battles using mega stones, adding another layer of strategy and fun to the game.

While The Pokémon Company has remained tight-lipped about other details of the game, it is important to note that Pokémon Legends: ZA will be the first main installment in the franchise since Pokémon Legends: Arceus and Pokémon Purple and Scarlet, which were launched in 2022 and warmly received by players.

With the anticipation building, players are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to embark on new adventures with Pokémon Legends: ZA in 2025. The game’s global launch on the Nintendo Switch is sure to be a momentous occasion for Pokémon fans around the world.