2020 has been a very, very leaky year for Nintendo. And the leaks have continued with a brand new round making today revealing not one, but two that have not been released Pokemon games originally planned by Game Freak to be released afterwards Day and month, or, in other words, previously Sword and Shield. Unfortunately, the leaks themselves are not very descriptive, but they revealed the original plan was to make another two games set within the Kalos region afterwards Ultra Sun at Ultra Moon.
Leakage comes from a whole a Pokemon Sun and Moon repository surfacing online. The files inside are clearly dated, but the source code all but confirms that Game Freak is not done in the Kalos region because there are two unused reserved spots.
Below, you can check out the evidence for yourself, courtesy of Centro Pokemon:
Last minute: A USUM source confirms that Game Freak has reserved space for two additional games located in Kalos, although plans have never materialized. pic.twitter.com/4KnZipcBnf
̵1; Pokémon Center (@CentroPokemon) October 17, 2020
Of course, like every leak, this one should take a grain of salt. While datamining leaks are generally quite reliable, they can also be deceptive. Also, who knows if the development of the mystery began or not.
Unfortunately, while the leak reveals Game Freak is cooking something in the Kalos region, it does not reveal what it is cooking or whether or not any of it is about to take place in a real product.
At the moment of publication, neither Nintendo nor Game Freak has commented on the latest leak or the speculation surrounding it, and it is unlikely that they both have the same strict “no comment” policy when it comes to release. However, if either party provides a comment, we will make sure to update the story with any shared.
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