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The World of Pokémon Has Evolved

With these new titles, the Pokémon series takes a new evolutionary step, allowing you to explore freely in a richly expressed open world.

Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly.

Gamplay screenshot of two Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet player characters greeting each other in the snow.

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet offer an open-world experience that only the Pokémon series can deliver—one welcoming even to newcomers to the series.

Gameplay screenshot of an over-head view of a player character running through a garden towards a house.

You can experience a new style of adventure, with a world that you’re free to explore at your leisure and not in an order dictated by the story. You will, of course, journey to hone your skills as a Pokémon Trainer, but many more discoveries and stories await you. Meet a variety of people and Pokémon, and adventure in the world of Pokémon the way you want to.

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A Deeper Experience with Multiplayer Gameplay

Collage of four gamplay screenshots: player characters running through desert, grass, snow, and cave terrain.

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet allow multiplayer gameplay with up to four players.

Along with series staples, such as trading and battling Pokémon, you will be able to explore the various locations of the region in these games with other players. You can discover new Pokémon and explore unfamiliar areas with your friends and family, opening the door to an adventure more precious and fun than ever!

Gameplay screenshot of four players and their Pokémon, outside of a Pokémon Center.
Gameplay screenshot of two player characters greeting each other outside a Pokémon Center in the snow.