Ahead of the big New Pokémon Snap launch on Switch on April 30, Nintendo has launched a website introducing the Lental Region, where visitors can learn more about the game and earn My Nintendo Platinum Points.

The Explore the Lental Region website features an interactive map of the Lental Region island. Visitors can click on eight different points of interest to learn about different biomes, times and gameplay features, including Jungle, Desert, Beach, Night, and Using Items.

Each location on the website includes a digital phot frame that users can upload a picture to, or use their webcam. To earn the Platinum Points, you’ll need to visit each of the eight locations and watch all eight videos in their entirety to complete an area and automatically earn the 25 points per area. Platinum Points can be redeemed for various digital content and physical rewards. The website will only be available until May 31.

New Pokémon Snap is a sequel to the 1999 Nintendo 64 picture-taking classic. The Lental Region is an all-new area teeming with Pokémon. Your sent to survey and photoraph Pokémon in their natural habitats while building your pokédex and investigating the mysterious illumina phenomenon.

New Pokémon Snap will release on April 30 exclusively on Nintendo Switch. It’s rated E for Everyone.


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