Pokemon MOBA: Pokemon UNITE for Nintendo Switch and Mobile

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Source: Pokemon UNITE web page

With Pokemon Smile just around the corner, the franchise has announced yet another Pokemon app that’s coming. This time, it’s another game — Pokemon UNITE!

MOBA, or Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, is a popular game genre, even influencing pioneer game titles to shift into the genre. Chinese internet giant — Tencent — has teamed up with the Pokemon brand to lead the project.

Pokemon MOBA: Pokemon UNITE for Nintendo Switch and Mobile | 2
Source: Pokemon Youtube Channel

Players in Pokemon UNITE will be battling it out on a 5-vs-5 team experience that’s similar to popular games like Mobile Legends, League of Legends, and Dota 2. These three games are huge in the competitive gaming scene, so there’s actually a lot of reasons for Pokemon to get into the genre.

Watch the trailer here:

Unfortunately, the announcement was negatively received by Pokemon fans. After patiently waiting for Pokemon Presents on Youtube, it seems like the fans weren’t satisfied with the announcement.

A lot of fans absolutely didn’t see this coming. We will still have to wait and see if this is actually going to be a success.

Here’s what people on Twitter has to say about Pokemon UNITE:

If you aren’t satisfied yet, here’s a brief analysis on what went wrong with the reveal — by PokeJungle.

To be honest, the game looks exciting. Did you imagine having the evolution mechanics in a MOBA? Never! Of course, it’s the same genre, but the mechanics are way different from popular MOBA that’s already out there.

Source: Pokemon Youtube Channel

So what do you think about the reveal? Let us know in the comments!

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