It is now possible to play Pokémon GO without using your phone, what a convenient way to catch Pokemon, hatch eggs, and earn rare candy! How is this even possible? It's all thanks to the Poké Ball Plus, continue reading to learn all about it.
The Poké Ball Plus is a cute Joy-Con controller in the shape of a Poké Ball. It is compatible with Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! & Pokémon Go.
Poké Ball Plus + Pokémon: Let’s Go! (Nintendo Switch)
The Poké Ball Plus has motion control capability, you can catch Pokemon as if you are actually throwing Poké Balls. When the wild Pokemon is caught, the Poké Ball Plus will light up and vibrate. You'll also hear the unique cry of the freshly caught Pokemon. When you go for a walk, don't forget to take your Poké Ball Plus. By shaking it, your Pokemon companion will make a sound and the Poké Ball Plus will vibrate.
Poké Ball Plus + Pokémon GO (Smartphone)
After connecting your Poké Ball Plus with your phone and the Pokémon GO app, it will alert you when there's a Pokemon nearby. When a wild Pokemon pops up, the Poké Ball Plus will light up and vibrate. Simply click a button and different LED patterns shows whether you caught it or not. This Joy-Con controller will also count your steps, allowing you to hatch eggs and obtain rare candy. All of this can be done without checking your phone at all!
Release Date: November 16, 2018
Package Contents: Poké Ball Plus, USB Charging Cable, Warranty
Size: 48mm diameter (not including protruding parts)
Battery Capacity: Lithium Ion 220 mAh (Nonremovable)
Charging Time: ~3 hours
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor
Functions: Vibrations, Sound, LED light
Sold By: Nintendo
*If you want to start playing Pokemon GO, please visit https://www.pokemongo.com/en-us/ to check device compatibility. Best of luck!
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