Generation 8 Beta
Pokemon Showdown has released beta formats for the eighth generation of Pokemon! You can now battle in Gen 8 Random Battles, OU, Doubles OU, and Balanced Hackmons! More formats will be released as the beta progresses. If you find any issues, be sure to make a Bug Report if it has not been reported recently.
—HoeenHero on Nov 16, 2019
Other Metagame of the Month
Tier Shift has been selected to end the generation as OM of the Month! Battle using lower tier Pokemon with boosted stats in this diverse metagame!
—The Immortal on Nov 4, 2019