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Pokemon Rumble World announced as free to play title for 3DS

Pokemon Rumble World has been announced at free to play title for 3DS due out later this month.

Nintendo just announced a new free to play (F2P) title arriving later this month on the Nintendo eShop for the 3DS family.

Entitled Pokemon Rumble World, the game will arrive on April 8 and will feature over 700 Pokemon from the original Red and Blue to the most recent Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire titles.

That will include Mega Evolutions and Primal Version variants from the most recent games – and the other F2P Pokemon title Pokemon Shuffle.

The idea is that you must defeat wild toy Pokemon in the world before you can add them to your collection, as is the norm with Pokemon titles.

It has the classic action feel of the previous Pokemon Rumble series
too, and as you collect toy Pokemon you can switch them in and out of
battle.

However, to get to new areas you must travel by hot air balloon and only then will you find new toy Pokemon.

Balloons can be purchased using Poke-Diamonds, which are unlocked by completing specific stages, through StreetPass or by purchasing them with real-world cash through the eShop.

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