Pokemon Home Service Launching Next Month

The Pokemon Bank-like service is coming sometime next month.


Pokemon Home finally has a release window. During this week's Pokemon Direct presentation, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company revealed that the new cloud storage service will launch sometime in February 2020.

Pokemon Home was first announced last June, although few details were shared at the time. The Pokemon Bank-like service will be released for Switch and smartphones and allows you to store monsters you've captured in Pokemon Go, Pokemon Let's Go, and Pokemon Sword and Shield to the cloud.

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You can also transfer Pokemon from Bank on 3DS to Home and then import them into Sword and Shield, provided the Pokemon appear in the Galar Pokedex. That includes the old, returning Pokemon who are being added to the games as part of the upcoming expansion pass; they just need to be in the Isle of Armor or Crown Tundra Pokedexes.

The Pokemon Direct brought many other announcements, including the reveal of a Pokemon Mystery Dungeon remake for Switch; you can catch up on some of the news below.

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