Pokémon Sword & Shield Crown Tundra expansion releases in October

Nintendo has confirmed that Pokémon Sword & Shield’s Crown Tundra expansion will be released on October 23rd. Crown Tundra is the second expansion for Pokémon Sword & Shield, following the Isle of Armor which released in June. Crown Tundra takes players into a cold and snowy landscape as they join an expedition to solve the mystery of the Legendary Pokémon Calyrex.

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Crown Tundra’s co-op mode will allow players to explore Pokémon Dens, and Legendaries from past games will also be available.There will be a couple of new Legendary Pokemon in the region too. Regieleki is an electric type Pokemon while Regidrago is a Dragon type. There are also going to Galarian variants of Zapdos, Articuno, and Moltres. There is also the Dynamax Adventure mode where up to four players can team up and face off against Dynamax Pokemon in raid battles. The Galarian Star tournament will also be taking place in the city of Wyndon where players will face off against characters previously met in the game, as well as being able to team up with them as well to tackle the tournament as a pair.

In our review for Pokemon Sword & Shield, Jason wrote:

Pokémon Sword and Shield is a positive step in a new direction, but one that is held back by a fear of the Unown. It’s still an incredibly fun new adventure, and the Pokémon selection and variety is the best it’s ever been. That said, it would be incredible to see the Wild Area become the new norm for the series, but as it stands, many of the new features feel more like spraying your sofa with Febreeze when really you need to buy a new sofa. Sure, it smells and feels new, but it’s not, and you should really just commit to moving on from what was normal, and forge a new path into a new sofa. Look, just go with it.
You can read the full review here.
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