Pokémon Quest snags 2.5 million downloads on Nintendo Switch

The RPG is also set to launch on mobile on June 27th

Pokémon Quest snags 2.5 million downloads on Nintendo Switch

Pokemon Quest has pulled in more than 2.5 million downloads on the Nintendo Switch.

The RPG launched late last month following a press conference from the Pokemon Company.

The milestone was announced on The Pokemon Company’s Twitter account along with the subsequent news that pre-registration for Pokemon Quest was open for iOS and Android.

It was then confirmed in a separate tweet that Pokemon Quest will hit iOS and Android on June 27th.

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The game takes place on Tumblecube Island, where everything’s a cube. Gameplay revolves around creating a team of pokemon and using touch controls to make them battle with other foes.

Players can also customise a base camp and decorate it with collectables to provide in-game benefits and to attract other Pokemon. 

Alongside Pokemon Quest, Nintendo has also revealed two other entries in the Pokemon franchise called Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee.

Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee are variants of the same experience, which following the series formula.

Described as a remaster of Game Freak’s 1998 hit Pokémon Yellow, the pair also combines functionality with Pokemon Go.

It is set to hit the shelves on November 16th 2018.

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Iain is a freelance writer based in Scotland with a penchant for indies and all things Nintendo. Alongside PocketGamer.Biz, he has also appeared in Kotaku, Rock Paper Shotgun, PCGamesN and VG24/7.