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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet release date

The Pokémon Scarlet and Violet release date is later this year, so we've put together this handy guide to keep you up to date with the latest details

Screenshot of a trainer with a pokeball for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet release date trailer

It’s official, gen nine is on its way, with a Pokémon Scarlet & Violet release date right around the corner. Game Freak tends to follow a predictable pattern when it comes to releasing information about their big main series titles, and has done with this upcoming title, so if you aren’t up to date with the latest Pokémon Scarlet and Violet trailer or who the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet starters are, we’re here to help.

For more on the next generation of catching them all, check out our guides to Pokémon Scarlet & Violet startersPokémon Scarlet & Violet new PokémonPokémon Scarlet & Violet legendaries, Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Terestal Pokémon, the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet TM machinePokémon Scarlet and Violet items, and Pokémon Scarlet and Violet shiny hunting. Or, if you’re looking for something a little different but with nostalgic critters, check out our Digimon Survive review.

What is the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet release date?

It looks like you won’t have too long to wait for the new Pokémon games, with the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet release date arriving on November 18.

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Who are the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet starters?

In a rare move from the Pokémon Company, we also got a good look at the next generation of starter Pokémon, Sprigatito, Fuecoco and Quaxly, months before release. As to be expected, all three look cute as a button, and we can make out that the Quaxly closely resembles a duck, Fuecoco is some kind of croc, and Sprigato is another cat-like Pokémon. We’ve seen more new Pokémon in trailers since the game reveal too, which you can check out in the trailer below.

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Is there a Pokémon Scarlet and Violet trailer?

Good news, there’s plenty of trailers ahead of the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet release date. You can check out the latest below.

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We’ll be sure to keep you up to date with all the latest information, so bookmark this page for any further announcements or to check for any changes to the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet release date. Until then, remind yourself of all the monsters you’ve missed with our own Pokédex, or find out which of the two games you’re going to opt for with our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet differences guide.