Along with the Isle Of Armor expansion, Pokemon Sword And Shield have been updated to Version 1.2.0, adding a few new features to the games.
The update includes the addition of new returning Pokemon, the ability to fight them in Raids, longer link codes, and more. You can check out the full patchnotes below for more details:
Part 1, The Isle of Armor, has been released as downloadable content
Customers who have purchased an Expansion Pass can now enjoy adventures on the Isle of Armor.
Additional Pokémon now appear
Even without purchasing an Expansion Pass, customers can use network connections to play and have additional Pokémon appear.
Link Codes are now 8-digits long
Link Codes used in the Y-Comm or set for Max Raid Battles are now 8 digits instead of 4.
Battle regulation marks
Pokémon carried over from other regions via Pokémon HOME can now participate in online competitions and ranked battles. A battle regulation mark can be replaced on the Pokémon at the Battle Tower in order to participate in online competitions and ranked battles.
Addressed issue with online battles
We’ve fixed an issue with online battles where the battle results could be arbitrarily invalidated.
Additional updated content
In addition, various issues were addressed to create a more enjoyable gaming experience.
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