Pokken Tournament is coming to Nintendo Switch
UPDATE: Pokken Tournament Deluxe has been announced for Nintendo Switch.
Nintendo revealed the news during the Pokemon Direct conference.
The updated Pokken Tournament release will contain five new playable Pokemon, as well as 3-v-3 battles and online ranked matches.
Nintendo also announced plans to release Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon on 3DS this November, as well as Pokemon Silver and Gold on Virtual Console.
Pokken Tournament Deluxe and Pokemon Gold/Silver have a September 22 release date.
ORIGINAL: The Pokemon Nintendo Direct conference kicks off later this afternoon in the UK.
"Join us for a special Pokémon Direct where we'll share some exciting news about the Pokémon series," reads a Nintendo statement.
The Pokemon Direct presentation has a 3pm start time in the UK and will be broadcast on the Nintendo website.
Likewise, you can watch the whole thing right here through the YouTube embed below.
Previous reports suggest the new game could be Pokemon Stars, which is said to be a third version of Pokemon Sun and Moon on the Nintendo 3DS.
Pokemon Stars was rumoured for a mid-2017 release on Nintendo Switch.
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If the Pokemon Stars reports are true, then the game is likely to contain revamped visuals, additional Pokemon and perhaps even a new area and storyline.
Fans will find out during tomorrow's Nintendo Direct conference, which will be followed by more announcements from the Pokemon Company.
"Then visit Pokemon.com for coverage of the news after the Pokémon Direct concludes," the Pokemon Company writes on its website.
It's a good time to be a Pokemon fan, especially with the rumoured release of Legendary Pokemon and the start of a new event.
Rumours have suggested that the Pokemon Go Fire and Ice event will be launching the week of E3 2017.
The Fire and Ice event is said to have a June 13 start date and 9pm BST start time. The week long event is expected to end of June 20 at 9pm BST.
Fans will reportedly earn bonuses for Nice, Great, and Excellent Throws, as well as Curveballs and First Throws.
No doubt there will also be an abundance of Fire and Ice Pokemon, although nothing has been confirmed so far.