‘Pokken Tournament DX’ Coming To Nintendo Switch; Decidueye Confirmed

Decidueye joins 'Pokken Tournament Deluxe'
Decidueye joins 'Pokken Tournament Deluxe' Pokemon Company

After weeks of speculation, the Pokémon Direct confirmed the Pokken Tournament Nintendo Switch port called Pokken Tournament DX.

This version of Pokken Tournament will be the first Pokémon game for the hybrid console and come with all of the DLC fighters that came to the arcade versions. These characters include Darkrai, Empoleon, Scizor and Croagunk.

Decidueye from Pokémon Sun and Moon will join the Pokken Tournament DX roster.

There will be 21 characters in all, with five fighters added that were not in the Wii U version. There will be ranked match, friendly matches and group matches with 3 vs 3 battles.

Here are all the features coming to Pokken Tournament DX from the offiical Pokémon Company press release:

Play Pokkén anytime, anywhere on Nintendo Switch – Play Pokkén Tournament DX in TV mode, handheld mode, or share a Joy-Con controller with another Trainer to battle one-on-one in tabletop mode anywhere!

A brand-new fighter – Decidueye enters the battle, alongside all previous Pokémon from the Wii U and arcade versions.

New Support Pokémon – Litten and Popplio make their debut to lend their support in battle.

Team Battle mode – Pick three Pokémon and battle it out to be the first to defeat all your opponent’s Pokémon to win in the new Team Battle mode.

Group Match mode – Find similar skilled players in battle rooms for intense and fun battles online.

Daily Challenges – Complete a variety of different daily challenges.

Watch battle replays – Hone your skills by watching other players’ replays and share your best matches online with the new replay feature.

Jump straight into battle - All characters and Support Pokémon will be available right from the start of the game.

More information on Pokken Tournament Deluxe will be revealed at E3 with an entire tournament dedicated to it like the ARMS and Splatoon 2 competitions so there will be plenty of Pokken Tournament Deluxe love.

Pokken Tournament Deluxe will release for Nintendo Switch on Sept. 22.

So what do you think of the Pokken Tournament Nintendo Switch port? Are you excited to play this title again or for the first time? Let us know in the comments section below.

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