Will Pokemon Unite Have Crossplay?

Pokémon Unite is set to come out this Summer
Pokémon Unite is set to come out this Summer / Photo by Nintendo

Pokémon Unite, is a team-based, five versus five strategy game co-developed with Tencent’s TiMi Studio Group and is set to release this summer. It’ll be on various devices and platforms which begs the question: Will Pokémon Unite have crossplay?

The game is first coming to the Nintendo Switch in July of this year, followed by a release on mobile devices in the month of Sept. It can be assumed that Pokémon Unite will be available on both IOS and Android, although not confirmed. 

Will Pokemon Unite Have Crossplay?

Just in case players can’t decide what platform or device, players won’t have to worry about not being able to play with their friends as it will support crossplay. Players will be able to collect Pokemon all the same.

The Pokémon Company also announced that the game will support cross-progression, which can be enabled by signing in with either players’ Pokémon Trainer Club account or Nintendo account on whichever device they choose. 

Pokémon Unite will be free to start, with optional in-game purchases available, this includes the “Aeos gems” currency that can be bought. Aeos coins and tickets can be obtained by just playing the game, they allow players to unlock cosmetics and other gems. 

A season battle passes that players can level up over time to earn in-game rewards will also be available.