Nintendo Italia releases a press release announcing the release of the special wrist accessory that responds to the name of Pokémon GO Plus, compatible with the well-known app by Niantic, illustrating each feature.

The arrival on our shelves is scheduled for next Friday, September 16th, for about forty euros. Will be compatible with iOS e Android, but before you buy it make sure your mobile device is in the list of compatible ones.


Enjoy Pokémon GO experience without looking at your smartphone

8 September 2016 - Pokémon GO Plus, the portable device that allows players to interact with Pokémon GO without looking at their smartphone, will be launched in Europe * from September 16.

Pokémon GO Plus, compatible with both iOS and Android **, connects to smartphones via Bluetooth low power consumption and notifies players of Pokémon and PokéStops nearby. When you are near a Pokémon, the device will vibrate and its LED will flash green ***. Players will be able to press the button on the device when they are ready to launch the Poké Ball. A successful plug will blink and vibrate the device.

The Pokémon GO Plus will vibrate and blink blue whenever it is near a PokéStop, allowing players to receive items simply by pressing the Pokémon GO Plus button. Additionally, Pokémon GO Plus can be used while Pokémon GO is running as a background app on smartphones ****.

Starting today, Pokémon GO Plus is available to be ordered exclusively by Nintendo Online Store. Stay tuned for availability updates at other locations.

Receive updates, be ready and capture Pokémon when the device Pokémon GO Plus will be launched from September 16.


* Pokémon GO Plus is available on the Nintendo Online Store in the following European countries: United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, Belgium, Holland, Italy, Portugal.

** To use the Pokémon GO Plus with the Niantic Inc Pokémon GO app, you must upgrade. Pokémon GO Plus is compatible with the following operating systems:


Compatible with OS versions: iOS 8 - 9
Compatible with: iPhone® 5 / 5c / 5s / SE / 6 / 6s / 6 Plus / 6s Plus


Compatible with OS versions: Android 4.4 - 6.0
Compatible with: Android 4.4 or higher with Bluetooth® Smart (Bluetooth v4.0 or higher), 2GB RAM or higher
Please refer to the Pokémon GO Plus Compatibility Information on the support site.
*** Pokémon GO Plus does not indicate the presence of any Pokémon attracted to the use of the aromas present in the game.
**** Pokemon GO does not record the distance traveled with the app in the background.

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