At last year's 2018 Pokémon video game press conference, The Pokémon Company announced Pokémon Quest for Nintendo Switch and mobile devices. The game was released on the Switch on the same day and eventually rolled out on mobile devices in June.
Now, one year later, it's been revealed the Chinese version of Pokémon Quest – handled by NetEase – will be an enhanced release. The game will include social features and a player verse player option. It was also revealed NetEase was working with The Pokémon Company to bring more Pokémon games to China in the future. Since Pokémon Quest was revealed for this location, more than 1.7 million players have pre-registered to play the game.
Have you downloaded Pokémon Quest on your Switch or mobile device yet? What did you think? Tell us below.
When I heard the name Netease I hoped that Pokemon Go would finally be releasing in China have to hold out hope it will be one of the other games they are planning on releasing in the future.
“Social features” and “China” in the same sentence just tells me that Big Brother is going to be tracking them social scores nice and tight in Pokémon too. I wonder how quickly Bewear will get censored for looking too similar to Winnie the Pooh?
They need to release Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow and Gold, Silver, Crystal in China. These games were never officially released in China and Pokémon Quest is not the right way to introduce Chinese gamers to Pokémon.
When I heard China, I thought well this a just a rip off game right??
With the right IP, China is a gaming goldmine. The fact that copyright law is a joke in China has deterred so many hardware and software devs for so long that it's hard too imagine something as "mainstream" as Pokemon lasting there without being infringed upon and having it's plug pulled. Happened time and time again.
@Prof_Yoshtonics yep... let's see how long this will last...
You have gotten to this point in your career without learning the difference between verse and versus?!
So will the rest of the world get a PVP patch for this game too once the Pokémon Direct happens? If not, it'll suck knowing only China will have access to the best version of the game...
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