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Isle of Armor - Release Time & Date
Released on June 17, 2020
Isle of Armor will be launched on June 17, 2020. However, Nintendo has not released the official time when the DLC will be playable for those who purchased it.Check Out the Isle Of Armor DLC
Japanese Sources Say Night Release
According to the Japanese Nintendo site, the Isle of Armor DLC will be released sometime during the night. Since this is the Japanese site, it's likely referring to Japanese Local time (JST).
Possible Release Time
The following information is based on speculation. We'll update this section once we've confirmed the official release time for the Isle of Armor DLC.
Midnight June 17th Release?
Pokemon Sword and Shield were released at midnight local time, meaning we can't entirely rule out a midnight June 17th release.
If DLC Released at 0:00AM JST
|JST||June 18, 0:00AM|
|UTC||June 17, 3:00PM|
|PDT||June 17, 8:00AM|
|EDT||June 17, 11:00AM|
After Pokemon Home Maintenance
Pokemon Home will have a maintenance for the Switch on June 17 from 09:00 - 14:00 UTC. It's likely that the Isle of Armor will go live after this.
Pokemon Home Maintenance Schedule
|JST||June 17, 6:00PM - 11:00PM|
|UTC||June 17, 9:00AM - 2:00PM|
|PDT||June 17, 2:00AM - 7:00AM|
|EDT||June 17, 5:00AM - 10:00AM|