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Pre Download Now Available - Why You Should Do It
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Pre Download Now Available - Why You Should Do It

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Read this article to find out how to pre-download Pokemon Sword and Shield (SWSH) and what the advantages are. Learn how you can start playing as soon as the game is released!

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Pre-Downloading Announced

New Information Released On Japanese Website


The official Pokemon website announced that Sword and Shield will be available for in-advance download starting October 30th!

Check Out The Official Announcement Here

▲ This link redirects to the official Japanese Pokemon website.

How To Pre-Download

1Go To The Nintendo Store
2Purchase The Game
3Begin Your Download

Pre-downloading the game is very easy. First, go to the Nintendo Store and purchase the game. After that, begin your download on your Nintendo Switch.

Advantages of Pre-Downloading

Play Instantly On Release Day

The main advantage of pre-downloading is that you can play as soon as the game comes out at midnight on November 15th. You won't need to spend time downloading the game and you can jump into the adventure immediately.

Avoid Possible Server Issues

During game launches, servers are often put under a lot of stress and experience errors due to thousands of people accessing them at the same time. Downloading the game early is the safest option to play right away on November 15th!

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