Pokémon Legends: Areas is a future 2022 action role-playing game developed by Game Freak for the Nintendo Switch as well as released by Nintendo and also The Pokémon Business. It is component of the 8th generation of the Pokémon video game series and also serves as an innovator to Pokémon Diamond and Pearl (2006), Pokémon Platinum (2008), and their remakes Pokémon Brilliant Ruby and also Beaming Pearl (2021).

No. Leyndas Pokémon: Areas is not an open world game… At least as many thought after seeing the first trailers of the game. By taking a look at the vast landscapes and exploration with backpack, it is logical to have thought at first glance, that Game Freak’s next role game was going to be an open world of the always remembered Zelda Breath of the Wild.

But as the months of 2021 passed, images and videos began to sow doubts until Nintendo officially communicated with his fans to announce that Areas Legends was not open world, at least not one as we understand it now. But then, What is it?.

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Pokémon Legends Areas is what we could call a semi-open world game, or as it is known in the industry, a stacked world. The best example is Monster Hunter: The player starts from a central center where he is sent to different Areas to complete missions and hunt monsters. It might also seem to The Witcher 2, in case you want another example.

Here is the same principle. As part of the researchers who investigate the Pokémon of His, you must explore the area per area. Being from a headquarters that is not another that the initial people presented in the trailers.

There, you can accept several missions that will then allow you to teleport directly to the appropriate area. On the game map, we see that, therefore, different areas can be explored and that, in fact, are bordered by borders . Thus, once you are on a mission in the plain, for example, you will not be able to access the mountains or the beach.

Having said this, the areas are so big that you can move freely , as in an open world, and use mounts to go faster. The main difference between Pokémon Legends Areas, which is not an open world, and Zelda Breath of the Wild, therefore, lies in the possibility of traveling between areas without having to return to the headquarters.

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