Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Exact Release Times

Be in time to catch them all!

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are set to release on November 18 exclusively on the Nintendo Switch family of consoles. Fans all over the country are excited to get their hands on the game and explore the Paldea region for everything it has to offer. Especially the new starter Pokemon, Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly, and their official evolutions in comparison to the leaks! Considering that, everyone wants to know exactly when they'll be able to start enjoying the digital version of the game finally.

When Can You Expect to Play Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

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The standard procedure for both physical and digital Switch games is to unlock simultaneously at 9pm PT the night before. However, if you are not living on the west coast, here are the expected release times and dates for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet:

  • MT - 10pm on November 17.
  • CT - 11pm on November 17.
  • ET - 12am on November 18.

As you're waiting for the game's release, you should ensure that you have at least eight gigabytes of space on your console. The game itself requires about seven gigabytes of space, while it will require another gigabyte for a patch available on release day. If you're proactive, you should be fine getting started on your Pokemon journey!

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