Released alongside a trio of domestic TV commercials, it offers a six-minute gameplay overview ahead of the title’s arrival later this month.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus will be released exclusively for Nintendo Switch on January 28.
Pokémon Legends Arceus gameplay introduction trailer
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Pokémon Legends: Arceus was announced last February, alongside DS remakes Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl, during a presentation scheduled to coincide with the franchise’s 25th anniversary.
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Blending action and exploration with Pokémon’s RPG roots, it features one of the most unique settings in the history of the series – the Hisui region, before it would eventually become the Sinnoh region.
Rather than the regular challenge of defeating gym leaders and the Elite Four to become a Pokémon master, Legends focuses on discovery, with players challenged with studying Pokémon in a bid to complete the region’s first Pokédex.