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When is the New Pokemon Snap launch time?

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New Pokemon Snap is coming to Nintendo Switch on April 30!

Pokemon Snap was originally released on the Nintendo 64 in 1999. The highly-requested reboot of the game is finally here to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the franchise.

We're gonna dive into exactly when the new game will launch in each region and how you can start playing it straight away!

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When Is the Release time?

Pokemon Snap will be released on Friday, April 30 at 12am in your respective region.

Therefore, as soon as the clock strikes midnight where you are, you'll be able to start your hunt for the rarest of creatures.

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The game is Exclusive to Nintendo Switch and available for £49.99 or $59.99.

Can You Preload the Game?

Since April 23, the game has been available for preloading, allowing you to be ready to jump in as soon as the unlock time is here.

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All you have to do is search for New Pokemon Snap on the eShop on your Nintendo Switch, then proceed to purchase the pre-order.

After successfully purchasing the game, it will download directly on to your switch ready for release.

File Download Size

The required storage space for the game is listed as 6.8 GB on the Nintendo official website.

The game should however require less storage if you're purchasing a physical copy rather than the download.

Now that you know the download size, you can get your system or SD card prepared ahead of time so that you're not wasting an precious photo taking time.

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