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Pokemon Presents Announced For August: How to Watch

Pokémon Legends: Arceus will be shown during the presentation.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus will be shown during the presentation. / Photo courtesy of The Pokémon Company

The next Pokémon Presents has been announced for Aug. 18. Here's what you need to know.

The Pokémon Company has announced that the next Pokémon Presents, a video presentation focusing on anticipated releases and updates, will be happening on Aug. 18 at 9 a.m. ET. Nintendo Direct-style presentation will be streaming on the Pokémon YouTube Channel and will feature information on upcoming games.

What Will Be Shown in Pokemon Presents?

In a recent tweet, The Pokémon Company revealed that fans can expect to see information on Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus. These games were noticeably missing from Nintendo's E3 presentation, which instead focused on a number of other Nintendo properties.

Fans have been highly anticipating the release of these games and have been looking forward to finally seeing getting some more details. Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are remakes of the 2006 RPG, originally released for the Nintendo DS. Nintendo has confirmed that these games will be a key feature of the upcoming presentation.

As for Pokémon Legends: Arceus, the game was first announced as part of the Pokémon 25th Anniversary event back in February and serves as prequel to Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl. The game features an open-world area, similar to Pokémon Sword and Shield, and is set in. a period of Sinnoh's past.

Fans have previously seen a bit of what's to come from both installments at the 25th Anniversary Event, so we can expect to dive a little deeper into the gameplay for both games.

Pokemon Presents will be streaming from the Pokémon YouTube channel on Aug. 18 at 9 a.m. ET.