- Game isn't going to be as difficult to get into compared to other fighting games
- Namco is developing it for both veteran players and newcomers
- Controller was chosen to make it easier for beginners to get into since arcade sticks can be a little difficult or intimidating for those who have yet to play a fighting game
- Controller has a red part that lights up below
- Trigger buttons, traditional d-pad, four face buttons included
- Said to resemble the look of the Famicom controller
- Support Pokémon are chosen at the start of each round
- These can be used at any time, but they will also have a cool-down period
- Lapras appeared from the side, and it covered a wide area with its Surf attack
- Snivy with a Leaf Tornado attack, and its charge time marked as ''Fast''
- Lapras shows Surf with a charge time of ''Normal''
- So far, Namco have shown Support Pokémon of Emolga and Fennekin as a ''Set A'', Snivy and Lapras as ''Set B''
- Whether you can mix and match Support Pokémon remains to be seen
- In middle of a fight, there's something called a ''Phase Change'' that makes the camera angles look more like a 2D fighter with a side-view
- There are certain moves that can force a Phase Change as well
- Burst Mode, which works as a temporary power up, where Pokémon go into their Mega-forms, and those without Mega versions get a similar power up
- In the demonstration, Namco showed Lucario going into his Mega-form, while Pikachu got an power-up with an electric aura
- Special attacks are quite simple to pull off, so they won't require complicated commands to execute
- Stage description for one of the battle arenas was shown in English