Pokemon Sword and Shield release date was officially revealed Wednesday during a Nintendo Direct conference.


The eighth generation of Pokemon games was at the forefront of the Nintendo Direct ahead of the company's E3 showcase. Fans have been anxiously awaiting whatever new information Nintendo has to offer since the game was announced in February.


Now, fans finally have a release date to look forward to. Here's everything you need to know about Pokemon Sword and Shield's release date.


Pokemon Sword and Shield Release Date


Pokemon Sword and Shield will release worldwide Nov. 15. The games will be exclusively released on the Nintendo Switch. Sword and Shield are the first two core series titles to be released on the console.


Also revealed during the Nintendo Direct were the new Dynamax Pokemon. Dynamax forms appear to be giant versions of Pokemon which players will battle against.


The eighth generation Legendary Pokemon were also revealed and displayed in the game's cover art. Pokemon Sword features Zacian and Shield stars Zamazenta. It seems Zacian and Zamazenta will be offensively and defensively attributed respectively.


Stay tuned for more information regarding Pokemon Sword and Shield as Nintendo's E3 conference draws near.


Photo courtesy of The Pokemon Company