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Nintendo Announces Pikachu and Eevee Edition Switch Console

September 10, 2018 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
Nintendo Switch Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu

If you’ve been waiting for a Pokémon-themed version of the Nintendo Switch in order to buy one, you might soon get your chance. Nintendo has announced two special edition themed Switch console bundles for Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu. You can check out the reveal video for the new console editions below.

This special edition of the Nintendo Switch console gives gamers a Pikachu and Eevee themed doc along with matching Joy-Con controllers.

Both the Pikachu and Evee Edition Switch edition will be released as two limited hardware bundles. The bundles come with a copy of Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! or Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! (in the form of download codes), and also the Poké Ball Plus accessory.

Both limited hardware bundles will arrive on November 16 to coincide with the game releases. More details are available at Nintendo’s official website. Here’s an official synopsis for Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee:

“With Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, Pokémon is inviting fans on a new journey by taking them back to a familiar setting. Inspired by Pokémon Yellow, which was originally released in Japan on Nintendo’s Game Boy in 1998, these two new titles feature many of the intuitive gameplay functions offered to players in the hugely popular Pokémon GO and are designed for players taking their first steps into the Pokémon video game world. Trainers will embark on an epic adventure set in the iconic Kanto region joined by their trusty Pikachu in Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! or Eevee in Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! They feature brand new gameplay to make the most of the unique capabilities of Nintendo Switch, such as throwing Poké Balls to catch Pokémon by swinging Joy-Con controllers, as well as the opportunity for family and friends to battle and explore together in a new two-player mode. The games were unveiled in partnership with GAME FREAK, the games’ developers and original creators of the Pokémon video game franchise.”