Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

Pokemon Unite Producer talks about the game’s unexpected character roster

Although the first reception was pretty lukewarm (and it’s working well), Pokemon Unite has been fascinating fans ever since its launch in July. For hardcore fans of the series, one of the plus points is the character list. Unusual, therefore Welcome,Choice.

There are some fan favorites like Pikachu and Charizard, but the roster contains a nice combination of characters you can’t always expect like Cramorant, Crustle, Erdegos, Absol-all great Pokemon, but usually A spot in the limelight.

Talk to Famitsu (translated Nintendo Everything), Pokemon Unite Producer Masaaki Hoshino explains the logic behind these choices:

“We chose Pokemon based on how easy it is for players to look at their fighting style and then choose. As a Pokemon fan, I wanted to get a variety of Pokemon into the game. Also includes eccentric picks like Crustle. All the possibilities that Pokemon could appear in the game. “

What about wild Pokemon?

“I chose wild Pokemon based on how well it matched the mood of the stage. Simply put, defeating Rotom destroys the opponent’s goal. This is how Rotom enters. It is based on the information in the Pok√©dex that explains what you can do. It destroys electronic devices. “

Gardevoir, Blissey, Blassoise (now you can dress as a firefighter), Mamoswine, and Sylveon have joined the lineup since their launch, Greedent has also appeared along the way, and the roster only gets better over time.

Do you have a favorite Pokemon to use at Unite? Please let us know in the comments.