Pokemon GO Plus + pre-order: Where to buy & Pokemon Sleep uses

Pokemon GO Plus + pre-order: Where to buy & Pokemon Sleep uses
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Written by 

Ben Williams

Published 

17th Jul 2023 16:37

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With Pokemon Sleep rolling out in iOS and Android territories worldwide, more players are wondering where they can place a Pokemon GO Plus + pre-order to use with the game. Thankfully, this guide has the latest on not only where you can buy a Pokemon GO Plus +, but how to use it with Pokemon Sleep as well. 

So, let's get into all you need to know in this Pokemon GO Plus+ explainer.

Where to pre-order the Pokemon GO Plus +

Promo art for the Pokemon GO Plus +, which you can pre-order now
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Although currently sold out at the US Nintendo store, you can place a Pokemon GO Plus + pre-order at Amazon with units available by third-party sellers. At Amazon UK, the Pokemon GO Plus + pre-orders are still readily available from Amazon directly ahead of its release on July 21.

Utilising low-energy Bluetooth technology, the Pokemon GO Plus + is designed to make playing Pokemon GO and Pokemon Sleep even easier with features exclusive to each app after linking with them.

Using Pokemon GO Plus + with Pokemon Sleep

Pokemon Sleep, which you can use with the Pokemon GO Plus +
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When paired with the Pokemon Sleep app, the Pokemon GO Plus + enables you to start and stop measuring your sleep data with just a push of a button. All you need to do is press and hold the central button before placing the Pokemon GO Plus + on your pillow before sleeping.

What’s more, the Pikachu that’s apparently stored in the Pokeball-shaped hardware will also provide you with lullabies and alarm noises - to end and start your days with an adorable touch whilst tracking your sleep. 

Using Pokemon GO Plus + with Pokemon GO

Cover art for Pokemon GO
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As with the original Pokemon GO Plus device when playing Pokemon GO, the Plus + allows you to automatically catch Pokemon and spin Pokestops whilst you’re playing the game out and about. What's more, you can do this hands-free without needing to push a button.

Along with getting to throw Great Balls and Ultra Balls as well as regular Poke Balls, connecting your Pokemon GO Plus + with Pokemon GO unlocks Special Research to let you catch a Snorlax wearing a nightcap. 

That’s all you need to know on how to place a Pokemon GO Plus + pre-order.

For more of what’s new in the game, take a look at the latest Pokemon GO Spotlight Hours - along with the newest Ditto disguises to catch the Transform Pokemon. 

For even more Pokemon guides, you can be sure to find them right here at GGRecon.   

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Ben is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. Alongside his BA (Hons) in Business Management is a wealth of gaming and entertainment writing experience, having previously occupied roles as a Copywriter in e-commerce at Overclockers and Guides & SEO Writer at GameByte and FragHero. When not whipping up guides and reviews, Ben’ll be off playing the latest Pokemon games, Overwatch 2, Spider-Man, The Witcher, and Final Fantasy - all before reading manga and listening to Ice Nine Kills.

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