Pokemon UNITE Will Be Part of the Pokemon World Championships 2022
Pokemon UNITE will soon have its first competitive season as it is confirmed to be part of the prestigious Pokemon World Championship (PWC) 2022. This regional season will serve as qualifiers to determine who will participate in the upcoming PWC 2022. In preparation for this grand event, a new tournament game mode is confirmed to be in the works with the goal of giving players an even playing field regardless of their in-game progress. Pokemon UNITE’s tournament game mode is expected to be made available later this year. The game will also receive additional language support alongside other major in-game content.
Pokemon UNITE to release a new competitive game mode within 2022
The PWC 2022 is an annual esports event that features the best players from various Pokemon game titles such as Pokémon GO and Pokkén Tournament DX. This year, a new game title joins in as confirmed by the producer of Pokemon UNITE through a vlog post.
“Starting this year, Pokémon UNITE teams from around the globe will have the opportunity to battle it out over a competitive season, with qualifying teams going head-to-head at our World Championships in August,” stated Masaaki Hoshino.
Pokemon UNITE will have a dedicated competitive season for each region and will be held sometime this year. These regional seasons will serve as qualifiers to decide which teams will receive an invitation to participate in the upcoming PWC 2022, to be held in London this August.
“It’s been an incredible couple of months for the Pokémon UNITE team in the time since our last producer letter,” stated Masaaki Hoshino. “Players continue to impress us with the surprising talent they’ve shown in mastering new Pokémon and using them in ways we could never anticipate.”
Alongside the big announcement, the producer also revealed that a new tournament game mode will be released soon which will balance out all gameplay mechanics regardless of each player’s Held Items. This may likely mean that the new game mode will set all player’s upgrades to the same level and progress so that players may conveniently build their strategies and loadouts without having to grind matches for upgrades. Additionally, more languages will be supported in Pokemon UNITE such as Bahasa Indonesia, Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi, Russian, Thai, and Turkish.
According to the producer, more details will be revealed as development progresses. In the meantime, fans will have to keep their eyes peeled for the next patch update.
“We look forward to inviting even more Trainers to the world of Pokémon UNITE through this update and through our ongoing work to support more languages,” stated Masaaki Hoshino.
It will be interesting to see Pokemon UNITE grow its esports scene and potentially compete with prominent mobile esports titles such as Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and League of Legends: Wild Rift
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