EDIT: April Fools!

Pocket Watch (ポケット ウォッチ) has been officially announced for the Nintendo Switch!

Releasing on December 21st of this year, Pocket Watch is the first game to feature a crossover between the Pokémon and Yokai Watch series. Yokai Watch series producer Ken Motomura announced the game in a blog post on the official Level-5 website, you can find our translation of the post below:

“At last, Pokémon and Yokai will meet in Pocket Watch! Pokémon and Yokai Watch fans have always expressed their interest in the two universes colliding and today we’re happy to finally announce our latest game! Right off the bat players will be able to encounter and battle both Pokémon and Yokai alongside one another as they explore an all new story and world.

In Pocket Watch players decide how to play, with an exciting story that never plays the same, exciting quests and unlockable side missions. Live the dream of a Pokémon Master, or a Yokai Hunter!

Finally, Pocket Watch will feature full compatibility with Pokémon Ultra Sun & Pokémon Ultra Moon. Of course you can transfer your captured Pokémon to the games, but the excitement starts when you find Pokémon with exclusive moves or abilities! Only the best will find the rarest and most sought after Pokémon! 

Let’s get hunting! Save the date! Pocket Watch will release on December 21st, 2018!”

Who’s excited?! It might not be the announcement of the Pokémon Switch title we’ve all be waiting for, but it’s definitely an exciting moment for both Pokémon and Yokai Watch fans like.

Let us know what you think about this announcement!