Rumor: Pokemon Home could be coming to Brilliant Diamond, Shining Pearl and Legends: Arceus soon

A reliable Nintendo Insider reports that Pokemon Home, Nintendo Switch’s cloud service for collecting Pokemon, may add more games in April.

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Pokemon HomeThe 2019 announcement was a major step forward for the franchise. The app, which is available on Nintendo Switch and mobile devices, offers a free cloud-based solution for collecting Pokémon across several different games in the franchise. There has been a problem since, however, and that is that Game Freak hasn’t updated. Pokemon Home to support newer games in the Pokemon franchise. That could change soon, however, as a Nintendo Insider hints at an update arriving as early as April.


Nintendo Insider SamusHunter2 shared their report on Twitter, saying they were told recently that Pokemon Home would soon be updated for several recently released Pokemon Games. The list of games to be added in the update includes both pokemon shiny diamond and shiny pearl pokemon, the two most obvious choices. The remakes of Pokémon Diamond and pokemon pearl are two highly requested inclusions on Pokemon Home.

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In what is certain to surprise many Pokemon fans, the report also claims that Pokemon Legends: Arceus will be supported on Pokemon Home. This is unexpected because Pokemon Legends: Arceus features a completely unique system for catching and collecting Pokémon compared to other games in the series. It is relatively very easy to catch a lot Pokémon in the game. Connecting this to the Pokemon the economy in other games is surprising to hear.

For those unfamiliar with the concept, Pokemon Home is a cloud storage system for collecting Pokemon across multiple games. It currently connects to games including Pokémon Sword and Shield, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu! and Eevee, Pokemon GOas well as the Pokemon Bank app and the 3DS Pokemon games to which the bank connects. Its use is free, but extremely limited – a total of 30 Pokémon can be stored. The Premium option costs $16 per year and stores 6,000 Pokémon.

Of course, there is no official confirmation that pokemon shiny diamond Where shiny pearl pokemonleave alone Pokemon Legends: Arceuswill be added to Pokemon Home again. It’s just a rumor until an announcement is made or a Pokemon the event is confirmed. However, SamusHunter 2 is historically reliable for this kind of news.

It seems like it was always only a matter of time before pokemon shiny diamond and shiny pearl pokemon have been added to Pokemon Home. Pokemon Legends: Arceus will be a nice surprise if added, too. It’s also worth mentioning that it’s frustrating that these games haven’t received Pokemon Home support closer to launch, if not at launch. Still, better late than never if they add support. Here is the hope pokemon scarlet and Pokémon Violet are connected to Pokemon Home earlier than their predecessors.

Pokemon Home is available now on Nintendo Switch and mobile devices.

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