Pokémon Scarlet and Violet has leaked ahead of the game's release on 18th.
Photos of the game are circulating online after a player posted them to Twitter.
The person leaking the game seems to have received their physical copy of the game early, as evidenced by them uploading a picture of the box.
The version being leaked is the Spanish version of Violet. I won't describe exactly what's included in the leaks here, but know that it contains spoilers for various Pokémon evolutions. If you're curious enough you can easily find the photos with a quick Google search.
Nintendo Switch games leaking thanks to early retail copies now seems to be a regular occurrence. In July, a ROM of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 was shared online ahead of release.
The Pokémon games have been no exception. Almost a year ago, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl leaked due to retail copies. At the beginning of the year Pokémon Legends: Arceus also leaked, to the extent of streamers broadcasting the game on Twitch before it was out.
Beware on social media and YouTube if you want to avoid spoilers.
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