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Pokemon Unite brings co-op battling to Nintendo Switch

Logging on before the end of August will let you use the Mythical Zeraora.

Pokemon Unite landed on Nintendo Switch on Wednesday, and you can dive in for free. The co-op team-based battling game got to celebrate the launch, and will hit mobile devices in September.

If you log into the game on Switch before Aug. 31, you'll get the ability to use Electric-type Mythical Pokemon Zeraora.

The free-to-start game will include optional in-game purchases and feature crossplay, so it won't matter if you prefer playing on Switch or a phone. You'll be able to use your Pokemon Trainer Club account or Nintendo Account on both Switch and mobile to easily sync your progress between devices.

It's being made in partnership with TiMi Studios, which developed Activision's Call of Duty Mobile and is owned by China's Tencent Games.

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