Pokémon Legends: Arceus receives update to Ver. 1.1.0: the Daybreak Update; Pokémon Day Mystery Gift; Web anime teased for late 2022

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Pokémon Legends: Arceus has received an update to software Ver. 1.1.0, "Daybreak". In addition to bugfixes, the Daybreak update adds additional content that will be available after viewing the game's end credits. In this update, Trainers will begin investigating mysterious mass outbreaks of Pokémon that are popping up all over the Hisui region. Players will also have a chance to battle powerful opponents, like Legendary Pokémon and wardens.

Complete these steps to download the update:
  1. Connect the Nintendo Switch console to the internet.
  2. From the HOME Menu, select the icon for the software you wish to update without starting the game or application.
  3. Press the + or - Button on your controller, then select Software Update followed by Via the Internet.
  4. Once the update is installed, the newest version number will be displayed on the title screen.

Massive Mass Outbreaks of Pokémon Reported in the Hisui Region
A mysterious phenomenon is emerging across Hisui: mass outbreaks of Pokémon in multiple places, accompanied by rainstorms. Head out to investigate with Warden Mai of the Diamond Clan and her partner Munchlax. These special mass outbreaks offer a chance to catch Pokémon that are usually difficult to find.

Endure the Whims of Arceus in the Eternal Battle Reverie!
When the player goes to sleep in their quarters, they can meet Arceus in their dreams and try their hand at a challenge of strength. Opponents include lots of incredibly strong Pokémon and inconceivable situations like facing multiple Legendary Pokémon at once. A streak of wins and losses are recoded. The Eternal Battle Reverie will become available after completing all missions.

Aim for Greater Heights with Pokémon
New challenges are available in the training grounds in Jubilife Village. Take on more unique battles with wardens encountered during the travel

Plenty More Fun to Be Had in the Hisui Region
All sorts of people will begin to visit the photography studio in Jubilife Village, where pictures can be taken with them.

In the official changelog, several updates were also announced. A new balloon race challenge is now available in Coronet Highlands, where players can ride various different Pokémon. More kinds of Berries can now be planted in the Jubilife Village fields. Lastly, several new items can now be bought from Ginter at the Ginkgo Guild cart.

Official changelog said:
Ver. 1.1.0 (Released February 27, 2022)
  • Newly Added Requests
    New requests you can enjoy after viewing the game’s end credits have been added.* Some of these requests will task you with surveying occurrences of the mysterious Massive Mass Outbreak phenomenon, in which simultaneous mass outbreaks of Pokémon occur throughout an area of the Hisui region. You can keep enjoying Massive Mass Outbreaks even after completing the related requests.
    *If you’re using a save data in which you’ve have already viewed the game’s end credits, you can enjoy post-credits content immediately after updating the game.
  • The Newly Added Eternal Battle Reverie
    After viewing the game’s end credits and completing all of the requests added in this update, you will be able to access the Eternal Battle Reverie. In the Eternal Battle Reverie, you’ll be able to meet Arceus in your dreams and attempt a test of strength. Hone your Pokémon battle skills and see how long of a win streak you can earn.
  • New Battles Added to the Training Grounds
    After completing all the new requests regarding Massive Mass Outbreaks, you’ll be able to participate in the Path of Solitude or the Path of Tenacity at the Jubilife Village training grounds.* In the Path of Solitude, you must choose one Pokémon to use in a difficult battle tailored to that specific Pokémon. When you complete one of these battles, your Pokédex will be updated with a new mark.
    In the Path of Tenacity, you will be able to enjoy battling the wardens and other characters you met during your journey.
    *To participate in all Path of Tenacity battles, you will have to complete several newly added requests in addition to those pertaining to Massive Mass Outbreaks.
  • New Features Added to the Photography Studio
    Once you complete the new requests mentioned above, people that you’ve met during your travels will come visit the photography studio, and you will be able to take photographs with them.
  • New High-Difficulty Balloon Race Added to Coronet Highlands
    After completing all the requests added in this update, you can try your hand at a new balloon race challenge in the Coronet Highlands. Utilize the various Pokémon you can ride and aim to complete the challenge.
  • An Additional Special Berry Harvest at the Farm in Jubilife Village
    You can now request a new special Berry harvest at the Jubilife Village fields and grow Berries that you previously could not.
  • Changes to the Function of the Ginkgo Guild
    When you buy items from Ginter at the Ginkgo Guild cart in Jubilife Village, you will now have several options to choose from.
  • Other Update Details
    • We have fixed an issue that kept players from advancing the mission “The Plate of Moonview Arena” if they took a specific action within that mission.
    • We have fixed an issue in which under certain conditions, the weather could become stuck in one state.
    • A number of other issues have also been fixed in order to improve your gameplay experience.

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A gift to celebrate Pokémon Day
n celebration of Pokémon Day, players can receive 30 Ultra Balls, 30 Gigaton Balls, and 30 Jet Balls with password ARCEUSADVENTURE before March 31, 2022, at 7:59 a.m. PDT.

To claim these in-game gifts, follow these steps:
  1. Launch your Pokémon Legends: Arceus game.
  2. Press the Up Button to open the menu, scroll with the ZL or ZR Button until you reach the Communications screen, then select Mystery Gifts.
  3. Select Get with Code/Password to connect to the internet.
  4. Enter the code ARCEUSADVENTURE.
  5. Watch as the gift arrives in your game.
  6. Be sure to save your game.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus to receive online animated series
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A new online animated series set in the Hisui region is currently in production. This series will feature an original storyline and is anticipated to launch later in 2022 on the official Pokémon YouTube channel.

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