Rumor: New Pokémon Coming To The Switch

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Game Freak, a developer that almost exclusively makes Pokémon games, has two job postings for 3D CG designers. According to Siliconera‘s translation, one is a simple designer, the other is a lead designer. Both are looking for someone with experience working on the level of Wii U and PS Vita animation and modeling, especially on the Maya software.Rumor: New Pokémon Coming To The Switch

In addition, the game for the job posting is referred to as a “globally popular RPG” and a “RPG game that is popular on a global scale.” The characters that will be developed are described as cartoon-like, deformed people, monsters, and items. The apparent RPG will be on a console and the job contract is stated to end May 2018.

The characters that will be developed are described as cartoon-like, deformed people, monsters, and items. The apparent RPG will be on a console and the job contract is slated to end May 2018.

Since Game Freak has made only Pokémon games for quite a few years now, and the other games in its repertoire are from the SNES era, it’s more than likely these job postings are referring to a new Pokémon game. Though neither posting specifies the Switch, it is the only console Nintendo would let any Pokémon game on. Especially with Nintendo having already announced that it has

Though neither posting specifies the Switch, it is the only console Nintendo would let any Pokémon game on. Especially with Nintendo having already announced that it has canceled production of the Wii U.

It is, however, entirely possible that Nintendo is developing another DS as we speak, so a new Pokémon game could end up there too.

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