During the first days of June, there was talk of graphical changes in Pokémon Shining Diamond and Shining Pearl. A new trailer was supposed to show the game’s improvements, according to rumors, and now it looks like something may have really changed. Page Nintendo eShop Japanese of the two titles has been updated with new screenshots.
The graphic changes of Pokémon Shining Diamond and Shining Pearl can be noticed right away, the patterns look a little different. Screenshots shared by the user
compare these differences; in the scene there are the Coach protagonist and one Shinx, who now appears to be male. In fact, the crest on its head is higher and the left hind leg is black. Originally, the Pokémon was female, with a shorter tuft and a blue paw, an element that immediately points out the change in the screenshot.
(2/2)— Lewtwo (@Lewchube) June 23, 2021
IMGUR ALBUM FOR HQ PICTURES - https://t.co/hybAyRBTMj
Changes brought to my attention by @ibmaru_ru's video -- https://t.co/El6TWe8ud6
also thanks to @JoeMerrick for helping me find HQ pictures and the original source
Furthermore, the model ofLead coach it is visibly lower, while its colors are darker, probably due to a change in the shadows. The landscape around him and Shinx looks more vibrant and has bright colors than the version presented during the month of February, even the textures have some improvements. Also note the fact that the changes occurred a May 2021, which does not rule out further changes.
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