Pokemon Cafe Mix Is Out Now On Nintendo Switch And Mobile

The surprise Pokemon puzzle game was announced last week during a Pokemon Presents livestream, and you can already play it.


While definitely not the biggest surprise of last week's Pokemon Presents livestream, the announcement of Pokemon Cafe Mix was an unexpected addition. The free-to-play puzzle game was announced for both Switch and mobile devices, but the most surprising part was the release date: it's available to play now on Switch, iOS, and Android.

The puzzle game revolves around a cafe where Pokemon visit, and to serve your customers you need to clear rows of Pokemon icons by dragging like types together. Finishing puzzles will increase your friendship rating with Pokemon, leading to cafe upgrades and new customers. If you're playing on Switch, the game must be played in handheld mode with the touch screen.

The same livestream that debuted Cafe Mix also announced a new Pokemon Snap, a toothbrushing app called Pokemon Smile to encourage good dental hygiene habits, and in-game events for Pokemon Sword and Shield and Pokemon Go. It also coincided with the release of the Isle of Armor, the first expansion DLC for Sword and Shield.

But even after all that, more news appears to be on the way. The Pokemon Company is holding another Pokemon Presents livestream on June 24.

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