Pokemon Unite, a “strategic team-based fight video game” has actually been announced. It will concern Nintendo Change and mobile devices (with cross-play), and will be released as a free-to-start game. No release date has actually been revealed.

Reported in today’s Pokemon Provides broadcast, Pokemon Business president Tsunekazu Ishihara announced the video game, which closely resembles a MOBA, such as League of Legends or DOTA 2.

The 5v5 strategy game is developed in collaboration with Tencent’s TiMi Studios (Call of Responsibility: Mobile, Arena of Valor), and will see gamers fighting to control locations of an RTS-like map, earning points and evolving their Pokemon mid-battle. Battling wild Pokemon will capture them, making you points that you can then bank in scoring locations. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins.

Battling will level up your Pokemon, letting you equip a variety of brand-new moves, which can be adjusted for your playstyle. Levelling up enough will let your Pokemon evolve, and access Unite relocations, which act like Ultimate abilities.

Validated playable Pokemon in the video game will include Pikachu, Charmander, Squirtle, Bulbasaur, Machop, Snorlax, Haunter, Talonflame, Clefairy, Riolu (along with all of their evolutions).

It’s been a big number of weeks in the world of Pokemon – last week’s Pokemon Provides exposed New Pokemon Snap, the complimentary to begin Pokemon Coffee shop Mix, toothbrushing app Pokemon Smile, and mega developments in Pokemon Go.