The Pok\u00e9mon Company is slowly adding more <em>Pok\u00e9mon<\/em>-related content into gamers' lives. Besides the release of the newest game on the Nintendo Switch, <em>Pok\u00e9mon Sword<\/em> and <em>Shield<\/em>, plus <em>Pok\u00e9mon GO<\/em>, the company has announced another service.\r\n\r\nPok\u00e9mon Home is an upcoming cloud service launching worldwide this year. The official release date has recently been announced.\r\n\r\n[embed]https:\/\/youtu.be\/grO7u1R866o[\/embed]\r\n\r\nThe news was made official during the latest Pok\u00e9mon Direct held earlier in January.\r\n\r\nPok\u00e9mon Home is a storage system that lets players store and transfer Pok\u00e9mon between games. Players can access their Pok\u00e9mon from devices where <em>Pok\u00e9mon Home<\/em> is installed. \r\n\r\nThose experienced with the Pok\u00e9mon Bank should understand the basics of the service, which has been upgraded for modern devices. However, unlike Pok\u00e9mon Bank, Pok\u00e9mon Home will be free to download. It's unknown where any additional added costs will be in the future. These details will likely be announced closer to the service's launch.\r\n\r\nPok\u00e9mon Home is a cloud service that will be free-to-download. There are additional purchases that will be available through the app in the future. The service will be available on iOS, Android, and the Nintendo Switch.\r\n\r\nThrough the cloud service, players can manage, transfer and store Pok\u00e9mon from the games <em>Pok\u00e9mon: Let's Go Pikachu<\/em> and <em>Eevee<\/em>, the Pok\u00e9mon Bank, and <em>Pok\u00e9mon GO<\/em>.\r\n\r\nThe service was first announced in May 2019, but now more details have been announced closer to the service's release. It's currently unknown exactly which in-app purchases will be available. This may include increased storage, buying more treats and other power-ups for Pok\u00e9mon in storage, and more. \r\n\r\nThere are a few more features, with more on the way. When the service launches, players can view Rankings of other Pok\u00e9mon, the events calendar, and any other distribution regulations that may hinder which Pok\u00e9mon can be traded.\r\n\r\nPlayers must be online to use the service. Players that have the service installed on a mobile phone can access their storage of Pok\u00e9mon and trade with anyone across the globe. The service has only one name, "Pok\u00e9mon Home," so there will likely be few transfer restrictions.\r\n\r\n<em>Pok\u00e9mon Sword<\/em> and <em>Shield<\/em> is the newest installment in the <em>Pok\u00e9mon<\/em> series. The game features a brand new region called Galar, with new Pok\u00e9mon to find and befriend. The release of Pok\u00e9mon Home will allow players to add in many of their past favorites, although they can't transfer <em>Sword<\/em> and <em>Shield<\/em> Pok\u00e9mon into the previous games for now.\r\n\r\nPok\u00e9mon Home will launch worldwide next month, February 2020.