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Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Announced for Switch!

Pokemon Let's Go! Pikachu and Pokemon Let's Go! Eevee Announced for Switch!

Ever hoping you could do any kinds of activities alongside your own Pokemon companion? At least with a Pikachu or an Eevee, which are sadly they are not a real life animal. But, wait! Through Nintendo’s newest announcement, it seems that now you can do it! Go anywhere, do anything with your chosen companion with these Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Eevee! FYI, they’re Nintendo Switch’s.

Pokemon Let's Go! Pikachu and Pokemon Let's Go! Eevee Announced for Switch!

Now, these games are not really your normal Pokemon game. Why? The trailer explains it all.

Here’s a summary as to what is inside these games if you cannot watch the trailer.

Taking Pokemon Yellow as the basis, you can choose your own companion—either a Pikachu or Eevee—according to your choice of Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! or Eevee! In here, you can catch a wild pokemons by swinging your Joy-Con, not pressing buttons. You can still fight with other NPCs, though. If your friend wants to join, you can let them! The game supports multiplayer, so you won’t be alone or even lonely doing the explorations. Another special thing about these games are you can connect it with your Pokemon GO, and transfers pokemons from one game to the other. Cool, no? Especially with that curious surprise at the end.

But, the cool things don’t end there. Nintendo also prepares a special device that you can use either as a controller or a travelling cage for your companion, so you can bring it anywhere you go—just don’t lose it on the road, okay?

Meet, The Poke Ball Plus peripheral!

Pokemon Let's Go! Pikachu and Pokemon Let's Go! Eevee Announced for Switch!This is the device that will help you bringing along your cute companion! You can even pet it and get a satisfying reaction from your pokemon, as seen in the trailer above. Or you can also use it as a controller, especially to catch a pokemon. By the way, it blinks like a normal pokeball (in the game or anime). More detailed information can be read on its website.

Pokemon Let's Go! Pikachu and Pokemon Let's Go! Eevee Announced for Switch!

Name: Poké Ball Plus

On sale: Available November 16, 2018

Package contents: Poké Ball Plus, USB charging cable, warranty

Size: 48mm diameter (not including protruding parts)

Weight: Approx. 65g

Internal battery: Lithium Ion 220 mAh*

*Battery is not removable. If replacement is necessary, it can be replaced through the Nintendo service center (online) for a fee.

  • Battery Life: Approx. 3 hours. (can be charged using the Nintendo Switch AC adapter HAC-002)
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro sensor
  • Other functions: Vibration, sounds
  • Sold by: Nintendo

That poke ball also compatible with Pokemon GO, and here how it works.

Play Pokémon GO without checking your smartphone screen. When a Pokémon appears nearby, Poké Ball Plus will light up and vibrate. A simple button press lets you throw a virtual Poké Ball, and different LED light patterns will let you know if you’ve caught the Pokémon.

As long as your Poké Ball Plus is connected to your smartphone and the Pokémon GO app, it will also count your steps so you can hatch Eggs and get Candy for your Buddy Pokémon.
To see if your smart device is compatible with Pokémon GO, check out the official website.

What do you think? Excited to meet and spending time with your soon-to-be companion?

Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokemon Let’s Go, Eevee! will be available for Nintendo Switch on November 16, 2018.

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