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Pokémon Sword and Shield

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The games were formally announced on [[Pokémon Day]], February 27, 2019 at 11 pm JST during a worldwide announcement through [[Nintendo Direct]] hosted by Tsunekazu Ishihara, [[Junichi Masuda]], and [[Shigeru Ohmori]]. An official trailer was shown, giving information on the region and the [[starter Pokémon]] players can choose from.
 
The [[Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass]] was revealed during a [[Pokémon Direct]] on 9 January 2020, and adds two new post-game areas to the game, [[The Isle of Armor]] and [[The Crown Tundra]].
 
==Plot==
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The game's music was primarily composed by [[Gō Ichinose]] and [[Minako Adachi]].<ref>[https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/we-interview-junichi-masuda-and-shigeru-ohmori-about-pokemon-sword-and-pokemon-shield/ We Interview Junichi Masuda and Shigeru Ohmori about ''Pokémon Sword'' and ''Pokémon Shield'' | Pokemon.com]</ref> Additional music was composed by Keita Okamoto and Toby Fox, the latter of which only composed one track.<ref>[https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/a-special-letter-and-song-from-undertale-game-creator-toby-fox/ A Special Letter and Song from Undertale Game Creator Toby Fox | Pokemon.com]</ref>
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* Galarian {{p|Slowpoke}} is added to the game, and can be obtained through a new event added to {{DL|Wedgehurst|Wedgehurst Station}}.
* Expansion passes for [[The Isle of Armor]] and [[The Crown Tundra]] are now available for purchase, and show in the X menu. Two outfits have also been added to the game as a pre-order bonus, and can be redeemed via Mystery Gift code.
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** A named mountain.
** Members of the [[Elite Four]].
*** A similar role is fulfilled by the Champion Cup, although no new characters are introduced at that point in the game.
 
==In other languages==
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