October 3, 2020 | technology | No Comments
The Pokemon Company shared some new details about Sword and Shield’s next DLC expansion, The Crown Tundra, during this week’s livestream, but that wasn’t all that was discussed during the broadcast. Near the end of the presentation, the company also confirmed that Pokemon Go compatibility will be added to Pokemon Home before the year is up.
The Pokemon Company didn’t pin down exactly when this compatibility will go live, but it did reconfirm that it’s coming before the end of 2020. Once it’s added, you’ll be able to transfer Pokemon you’ve caught in Pokemon Go directly to Pokemon Home, which means you can then bring them over into Sword or Shield (if that Pokemon appears in the Galar Pokedex).
The Pokemon Company hasn’t detailed how this transfer process will work, but there are a few caveats. First, the company notes that “certain special Pokemon” aren’t transferrable. This presumably applies to