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A well-used iPhone 6 next to a brand-new Pokémon Go Plus
A well-used iPhone 6 next to a brand-new Pokémon Go Plus
Christopher Grant, Polygon

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Catch a look at Pokémon Go Plus

It's finally here!

You did it. You waited, very patiently, for the Pokémon Go Plus peripheral. The pundits all said the game has "peaked." Classic rock radio DJs cracked wise about this "fad" in between rock blocks of questionable stature. But you ignored them. You kept training, catching, and ... yes, recharging.

But now it's finally here! Nintendo's $35 Bluetooth dongle promises to let you do more of the catching and, if everything works out, less of the recharging. You'll be able to track your steps to hatch eggs and level up your buddy Pokémon, and get alerts for nearby PokéStops and Pokémon, all without pulling your phone. You can even catch Pokémon, so long as you already have that type in your Pokédex. For more on how Pokémon Go Plus works, read our explainer here.

Okay, you read it all? You're totally on board with the idea, but alas ... you can't find a Pokémon Go Plus peripheral anywhere! Yeah, it's a bit of a mess. In the meantime, if you're curious about how this thing looks and how exactly you pair it to your phone, you're in the right place. We've assembled some pictures below for you to peruse. Let us know if you have any other questions in the comments and we'll do our best to answer them.


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