Pokemon Sword: Crown Tundra DLC Review (Nintendo Switch)
Your journey takes you to the Crown Tundra, where the falling snow carpets the land in silver-white. In this realm of extreme cold and towering snowy peaks, small communities endure by clinging together. Lead an expedition across these snow-swept plains, delve into Pokémon Dens only ever glimpsed in Max Raid Battles, and more.
- Familiar Gorgeous graphics.
- All downloads are merged into one.
- You get a Tundra pass so you can go there via the train station.
- New massive open snowy area.
- All new items to collect like snowballs, eject packs, modest mint and many others.
- Dynite Ore-this is used as currency in the Max lair and you can buy ability patches (turns regular abilities into rare ones), EXP candies, HP up, Armorite ore and other bits.
- Dynamax Adventure–1-4 players (online and offline with Ai) take on a maze with multiple routes, you start by picking one of the four random pokémon on offer, each fork on the maze is a fight and once you beat them you can choose to keep or swap with that pokemon. You may find health on the way and the end of the maze is a huge boss fight. Your reward is random rewards, Dynite Ore and you can choose one of the encountered pokemon to keep forever.
- Auto saves before you do things of note like starting a new adventure.
- First Dynamax Adventure is solo and you have Ai with you, it acts like a tutorial.
- Dynamax adventure supports friend invites and randoms.
- New pokemon of the region.
- Freezington-new Town with many cool (pun) people to talk too.
- Can play how you want.
- New outfit!
- Story begins straight away and you have a choice to make.. Makes sense when you see it.
- Clues-you get given 3 initial clues with diagrams to hunt down the myth of the King of bountiful harvests.
- Peony-a father of a kid you meet early on but things change and he lands up friending up with you and he’s an ex gym leader.
- You get cheesy mission titles bang up on screen as Peony goes full crazy with it and it looks awesome.
- Every battle in the region is set as hailing so you take damage between rounds.
- Big boss fights.
- All new clothing options.
- Adds I a new spin on Co op play.
- Takes a little while to get going.
- You can jump straight to the DLC but you won’t be high enough level to catch the new pokemon.
- Difficulty goes up and down constantly.
- Can get tricky managing the quests and map markers.
- In populated areas it’s messy with real time players running allbover the place.
- Lags at time in built up areas.
- Graphics - 9/109/10
- Sound - 8/108/10
- Accessibility - 7/107/10
- Length - 8/108/10
- Fun Factor - 8/108/10