Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond
ポケットモンスター ブリリアントダイヤモンド
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond logo.png
English logo of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond
Pokémon Shining Pearl
ポケットモンスター シャイニングパール
Pokémon Shining Pearl logo.png
English logo of Pokémon Shining Pearl
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Basic info
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Category: RPG
Players: 1-2, 4 players simultaneous
Connectivity: N/A
Developer: ILCA, Inc.
Publisher: Nintendo/The Pokémon Company
Part of: Generation VIII core series
Ratings
CERO: N/A
ESRB: N/A
ACB: N/A
OFLC: N/A
PEGI: N/A
GRAC: N/A
GSRR: N/A
Release dates
Japan: Winter 2021
North America: Late 2021
Australia: Late 2021
Europe: Late 2021
South Korea: Winter 2021
Hong Kong: Winter 2021
Taiwan: Winter 2021
Websites
Japanese: Pokémon.co.jp
English: Official site
Pokémon.com
Nintendo.com (Brilliant Diamond)
Nintendo.com (Shining Pearl)
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond logo JP.png
Japanese logo of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond
Pokémon Shining Pearl logo JP.png
Japanese logo of Pokémon Shining Pearl

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond (Japanese: ポケットモンスター ブリリアントダイヤモンド Pocket Monsters Brilliant Diamond) and Pokémon Shining Pearl (Japanese: ポケットモンスター シャイニングパール Pocket Monsters Shining Pearl) are the second paired Generation VIII games that are enhanced remakes of the fourth-generation titles Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. The games will be released on the Nintendo Switch.

The games were announced worldwide on the 25th Anniversary of the release of Pokémon Red and Green on February 27, 2021 at 12 am JST through Pokémon Presents. The paired versions will be released worldwide in late 2021. All copies of the game are playable in nine languages: Japanese, English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Korean, and Simplified and Traditional Chinese. These are the first core series games not to be developed directly by Game Freak.

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In other languages

Language Title
  Japanese ポケットモンスター ブリリアントダイヤモンド・シャイニングパール
Chinese Cantonese 寶可夢 晶燦鑽石/明亮珍珠
Mandarin 寶可夢 晶燦鑽石/明亮珍珠
宝可梦 晶灿钻石/明亮珍珠
  French Pokémon Diamant Étincelant et Perle Scintillante
  German Pokémon Strahlender Diamant und Leuchtende Perle
  Italian Pokémon Diamante Lucente e Perla Splendente
  Korean 포켓몬스터 브릴리언트 다이아몬드・샤이닝 펄
  Spanish Pokémon Diamante Brillante y Perla Reluciente




Generation I: Red & GreenBlue (JP)Red & BlueYellow
Generation II: Gold & SilverCrystal
Generation III: Ruby & SapphireFireRed & LeafGreenEmerald
Generation IV: Diamond & PearlPlatinumHeartGold & SoulSilver
Generation V: Black & WhiteBlack 2 & White 2
Generation VI: X & YOmega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire
Generation VII: Sun & MoonUltra Sun & Ultra Moon
Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee!‎
Generation VIII: Sword & Shield (Expansion Pass)
Brilliant Diamond & Shining PearlLegends: Arceus
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