The Pokémon Diamond And Pearl Remakes Might Require A Launch Update “To Play Some Content”

A release patch seems to have been confirmed.

It’s hard to avoid game updates nowadays. Normally, if you want to access all of the features in a new release, you’re expected to install a launch patch. We’ve seen it with countless first-party Nintendo games during the Switch generation, and it seems like the release of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl will be no different.

According to a footnote on the official website of the Diamond and Pearl remakes, it may be necessary to install the day one or post-launch patch to play “some” of the game’s content. Here is this message in full:

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