Pokémon Unite is a multiplayer online battle arena-style game from The Pokémon Company, developed in collaboration with Tencent. The game was officially announced on Thursday by The Pokémon Company, where they mentioned the release window, platform, and other details. In this article, we will answer the question of whether if Pokémon Unite is a free-to-play game or not.

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Is Pokemon Unite Free to Play?

Yes, Pokémon Unite is a free-to-play game that is set to release next month on the Nintendo Switch platform. Meanwhile, the mobile release is slated for September 2021.

Both Mobile and Nintendo Switch players can download and play the game without paying any money. However, keep in mind, with the free-to-play tag, there will be different kinds of monetization, may it come in the form of Battle Pass, skins, or general microtransactions.

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Pokémon Unite is not the first MOBA title on the handheld platforms to opt for a free-to-play model. We have several other titles like Mobile Legends, League of Legends, and a plentitude of other titles that use tournaments, sponsorships, microtransaction, merchandise, and other similar kinds of stuff to generate revenue.

Rest assured, you will be able to play Pokémon Unite on your preferred platform for free.

Pokemon Unite Gameplay Description

“Unite Battles are where Trainers and their partner Pokémon compete in 5-on-5 team battles. The key to victory in a Unite Battle is to have a higher score than the other team when time runs out.”

“To earn points for your team, you must gather Aeos energy by defeating wild and opposing Pokémon and then deposit that energy in one of the opposing team’s goal zones. Unite Battles take place in various stadiums, and the rules for each stadium differ.”

“There can be different numbers of team members, different match lengths, and even different Legendary Pokémon that appear.”

Pokémon Unite is a MOBA game set to release on Nintendo Switch and Mobile platforms.

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