Nintendo is whipping up Pokemania ahead ofwith a 15-minute dose of fresh details about upcoming games .
The livestream, which we’ve embedded below, will kick off at 6 a.m. PT (9 a.m. ET/2 p.m. BST/11 p.m. AEST) on Wednesday.
We got a bunch of details on the wider franchise from thelast week — including the announcement of — but Wednesday’s stream will shift the focus back to the core game series.
It’s likely that we’ll be introduced to new Pokemon beyond starters Sobble, Scorbunny and Grookey, more of Galar’s locations and gameplay mechanics. We could even get a release date — it’s currently scheduled to come out by the end of 2019.
Nintendo will have a more generalon June 11 as part of the annual E3 gaming convention, which takes place in Los Angeles , so we could get more Sword and Shield details there too.
Check out our sister site GameSpot for more on Wednesday’s Pokemon Direct.
First published at 4:34 a.m. PT.
Updated at 5:31 a.m. PT: Adds more detail.