What Does the Pokeball Plus Do? – Answered

Here is what the Pokeball Plus does.

Pokemon is no stranger to weird peripherals in its game. Even back in the Nintendo 64 days with the microphone for Hey Pikachu, Game Freak has experimented with no ways to engage with the game. The Pokeball Plus is just one of the many additional accessories one can get for their game. What does the Pokeball Plus do? We have the answer for you below.

What Does the Pokeball Plus Do? – Answered

The Pokeball Plus is an accessory for the Let’s Go Eevee and Let’s Go Pikachu games that work as a controller for the game. With this small Pokeball-shaped controller, players can just the little in the center to walk around the world and click it in the select prompts on the screen.

You can also use it to catch Pokemon by using the built-in motion controls, just like in Pokemon Go. This lets players control the entire game from their tiny Pokeball.

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Here’s the official description from the website.

“The Poké Ball Plus is a Poké Ball-shaped device that can be used to play Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! in place of your Joy-Con. You’ll be able to throw Poké Balls in-game with a flick of your wrist! In addition to having motion controls, the device also vibrates, plays sounds, and lights up with a variety of colors.”

You can also transfer one Pokemon from the game into the Pokeball to take on walks. As you travel around with your Pokemon in the Pokeball Plus, they will find items and gain experience.

All new purchases of a Pokeball Plus also come with the mythical Pokemon Mew for players to download in their game.

Well, that’s everything you need to know about what Pokeball Plus does. If you’re playing through the game, have a look at our walkthrough.

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