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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Preload, Unlock Times & File Size

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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Preload, Unlock Times & File Size

Both Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl release later this week, and that means players will be tasked with ‘catching ’em all’ once more. If you’re itching to dive back into these remakes of the classic DS titles, you may have a few questions regarding Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl preload and unlock times, what the file size is, or just generally how to preload the game. Well, this guide has you covered with everything you need to know.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Preload Times

Both Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl are available to preload from the Nintendo eShop now and have been available to do so since Nov. 12, 2021.

This only applies to those who have pre-ordered a digital version of the game and have made payment via the Nintendo eShop. Physical versions of the game will not be eligible for preloading.

How to Preload

  1. Go to the Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch home screen.
  2. Search for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond or Pokemon Shining Pearl in the search bar, or go to the ‘Coming Soon’ section and select them.
  3. Choose the game you want to pre-order and preload.
  4. Select ‘Proceed to Purchase.’ Complete the payment options and once this has been completed, the game will automatically begin preloading. You can check the progress of the download from your Nintendo Switch’s home screen.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl File Size

Both Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl have a file size of 6.7 GB.

With this in mind, ensure you’ve got enough free space on either your system’s internal memory or microSD card. You can check this by heading into your Switch’s system settings and going to the ‘Data Management’ option.

When Do Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Unlock?

Once Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl have preloaded, you’ll then be able to start playing the game on the day of release at 12 am on Nov. 19, 2021.

This means you’ll be able to start playing the games as soon as they’re made officially available. It’ll also ensure you’ve got a minimal amount of updates to perform before you can begin playing, saving you time.

That’s everything you need to know on Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl preload and unlock times as well as the file size for each game. For more tips, tricks and guides, be sure to search for Twinfinite or click the links below for more of our coverage.

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