The newest Pokémon games will finally let players fulfill their lifelong dream of being animal stylists. Not only can you dress up your best friend in Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, but you can style their hair.
On Thursday, the Pokémon Company released a new trailer for the two games and offered tons more information via its blog. There’s plenty to be excited about considering these games are essentially a remake of the excellent Pokémon Yellow from 1998 with tons of new features mixed in. It plays like a weird fusion between a traditional Pokémon gaming experience and Pokémon GO.
But the feature I’m most excited about is being able to select a cute hairstyle and outfit for my Eevee. (Sorry Pikachu, but I want an Electric-type Pokémon that’s more than mediocre, so I’m going for Jolteon.)
Anyway, check out some of these sweet hairstyles, including Eevee’s bowl cut, or the hipster front curls that both Eevee and Pikachu can get.
In addition to hairstyles, you can also outfit Eevee and Pikachu with various hats, shirts, and accessories. We’re hoping that these various cosmetic alterations stick around for when you’re wandering around various game environments with that Pokémon, which seems totally possible considering players can make even more extensive alterations on their avatar.
Personally, I’m hoping that I can have a male Eevee with nice, clean bowtie. Let’s make it red so that when I evolve it into a Jolteon it’ll clash nicely.
There’s just something so charming about seeing Pikachu smiling proudly while it has a few curly tufts of yellow fur atop its head, for no reason other than the make these creatures more customizable.
Who knows what other wild things you’ll be able to do with these Pokémon when this pair of games comes out.