Pokémon Switch: Pikachu or Eevee, which one to choose

Pokémon debuts on Nintendo Switch in two versions dedicated to Pikachu and Eevee: prices and differences between the two titles, all you need to know.

Pokémon for Switch has arrived with the two new titles, called Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee mark the debut of the Game Freak games on new generation consoles.

For some time we have been waiting for the arrival of a turning point for the Pokémon series and the development of new games for Nintendo Switch: pocket-sized creatures that have thrilled users all over the world, generating a turnover that has sparked the brand in top of that of the most profitable brands of all time, they arrive at the new console with a series of changes that have made the most intransigent fans turn up their noses.

From Nintendo 3DS to Switch, from 240 to 1080p: Let’s Go Pokémon Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee are the first classic high-definition games, which exploit the potential of the big N’s hybrid console to play both from the living room, on the TV screen, and in portable mode.

As usual, the title comes in two versions to choose from: the hardest choice, as the fans have baptized it, which this year falls between the version with Pikachu or Eevee on the cover. Which one to choose? What differences do the two titles present? Let’s see it together.

Pokémon Switch: Pikachu or Eevee?

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee present themselves as the announced remake of the old Yellow Pokémon, Game Boy’s title published for the first time back in 1998.

The games are set once again in Kanto, the region with the first-generation monsters, and will count only the first-generation Pokémon: the first 150, plus one, will be the undisputed protagonists of the title that will not support the creatures of the next games but it will introduce a new one, Meltan.

The new legendary Pokémon will be just one of many functions that will see the interaction with the app for iOS and Android smartphones, Pokémon GO, a true worldwide phenomenon that will be perfectly integrated into the dynamics of the game.

The choice between the two titles will be determined by your preference between the cute electric mouse and the evolution Pokémon: choose with the heart, but also with the head taking into account the differences between the two copies.

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee: Exclusive Pokémon

First of all, between the two versions will change the starter: starting with Let’s Go Pikachu will be assigned the electric mascot, with Let’s Go Eevee the normal type (in both cases it will not be possible to evolve the title creature, which will accompany in the adventure on its shoulder). Moreover, as always, the wild Pokémon are available in the two versions:

Let’s Go Pikachu

  • Sandshrew
  • Sandslash
  • Oddish
  • Gloom
  • Vileplume
  • Growlithe
  • Arcanine

Lets’Go Eevee

  • Vulpix
  • Ninetales
  • Meowth
  • persian
  • Bellsprout
  • Weepinbell
  • Victreebel.

Missing Pokémon can be captured by exchange locally or online, transferring them from a version opposite to ours. In the end, thanks to the interaction with Pokémon Go, it is also possible to transfer the missing Pokémon (and not only) from the application through the new GO Park (a special section where to capture creatures transferred by smartphone) making the choice really functional instinct.

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu Let’s Go Eevee: price and bundle

The games will also be available in different versions and bundles, with variable costs depending on the retailer and the sought edition (Amazon, at the moment, is the one with the best prices). The titles can also be purchased with Pokéball Plus, a new accessory that turns a Pokéball into an exclusive controller (and which will contain the legendary Mew, which can only be obtained by purchasing the device).

Here are the prices of the various editions:

  • Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu / Let’s Go Eevee: $59.90 ;
  • Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu / Let’s Go Eevee + Pokéball Plus 100.00 dollars;
  • Pokéball Plus 49.90 dollars;
  • Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu / Let’s Go Eevee + Pokéball Plus + Nintendo Switch; limited edition 399.90 dollars.

Which edition will you buy? To you the choice!

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