Pokémon Unite Holds an Exciting Yet Secretive Surprise for Nintendo Fans on Select Weekends

Published 05/08/2022, 2:30 PM EDT

2022 has already turned out to be very fruitful for the fans, especially for the Nintendo community. The gaming giant has delighted fans with many new titles and announcements. In fact, Nintendo also improved many of its franchises through DLCs and sequels. Moreover, there’s one more surprise exclusively for Pokemon Unite fans. All in-game content within the title is absolutely free right now.

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Undoubtedly, it sounds unbelievable, but it’s true. Publisher Nintendo and The Pokemon Company have literally wiped out every in-game micro-transaction. This means all Pokémon within the game, along with their every customization/outfit, moves, and battle items, are absolutely free at the moment. In simple words, the players can use any Pokémon they want to. They are all playable for free.

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On May 8th, Zach from SwitchForce mentioned the same via YouTube video. It showcases Zach talking about the free weekend, along with playing the game. According to Zach, the free deals will stay only till the weekend. And not just this week, but the first weekend of every month.

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This is further icing on the cake as it’ll also allow players to progress in the game, that also without spending any bucks. Kudos to Nintendo and The Pokémon Company for taking such a bold decision. Moreover, Pokémon has around 70 million player base, as mentioned by Zach. Well, now, its player base is likely to grow significantly. It’ll be at its peak during the first weekend of every month.

Everything you need to know about Pokémon Unite

Publisher Nintendo and developer TiMi Studio Group built the game using Unity Engine. Last year on July 21st, the game made its debut, and it’s available across three platforms: Nintendo Switch, Android, and iOS.

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The multiplayer action title features many in-game modes, including ranked matches and standard battles. In fact, a recent leak hinted at new Pokémon and in-game modes arriving in the title. The game’s free to play and is available on Nintendo eShop, Google Play, and App Store.

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Comment down and let us know about your favorite Pokémon in the game. Also, share your views about the free weekends.

 

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Swetabh Shekhar

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Swetabh Shekhar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and holds a Master's degree in Mass Communication. He has been playing video games since his childhood days and has witnessed the evolution of the gaming industry. GTA, Assassins Creed, Call of Duty, and The Walking Dead are some of his all-time favorites.

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