Crime-Solving Detective Pikachu Sequel Coming to Nintendo Switch

Detective Pikachu

The Pokémon Company has announced that a new Detective Pikachu game is going to come for the Nintendo Switch which is going to be a sequel of the original game that ended on a cliffhanger.

The game was announced during the Pokémon 2019 Press Conference, where The Pokémon Company added that this sequel will totally be a new adventure that will conclude the story of the original game that was released back in 2016 for the Nintendo 3DS.

The developer also did not add any more details other that it will follow the 3DS version, and that it will have a different ending to what the movie had shown recently. We also have no information when the game would actually be released or a time frame of when we should expect for it to come out.

The official Pokémon Twitter account also posted the announcement, although it still is being kept a mystery.

Can’t wait to keep sleuthing with [Detective Pikachu]? Plans are under way to bring this crime-solving Pikachu to Nintendo Switch! The details of this game are still a mystery…so keep checking back here for more clues.

The announcement for the game comes after the success of the recent Detective Pikachu movie that was released on May 10, 2019. President of Toho, Hiro Matsuoka, who has worked with Legendary Pictures on the movie talked about the success of the movie,

As a movie based on a Japanese IP, it’s right up there with Godzilla in terms of box office success.

The movie has reportedly made over $350 million between both the US and International box office. The film which is a spinoff of the core Pokémon Franchise, explored the adventures of Tim Goodman and his Pikachu that can talk. Both partner in solving mysteries, including the whereabouts of Tim’s missing father.

What do you think of the new Detective Pikachu game that is planned to release o the Nintendo Switch? Post your comments below.

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