Last week Nintendo announced that there would be two new Pokemon games headed to the Nintendo Switch in November. In addition to the new games, it was also revealed that there would be a new accessory called the Poke Ball Plus, a controller shaped like (as the name suggests) a Poke Ball.


Details were initially scarce at the time of announcement, but now more details have been revealed such as its charging time. According to the listing on Nintendo UK’s website, they have listed the accessory as having a 3 hour charge time, so it’s something to take note of if you’re planning on buying it in the future.

For those unfamiliar with the Poke Ball Plus, this will be a new accessory that will be launching together with the new Pokemon games. It will be shaped like a Poke Ball and actually doubles as a controller. This means that you can use it while playing the new Pokemon games if you prefer a more “realistic” experience.

It will feature lights, sounds, and even vibrations where according to Nintendo, “When you catch a Pokémon, not only will Poké Ball Plus light up, but you can actually feel it rumble and hear the Pokémon inside. It feels like you really caught a Pokémon!” No word on how much it is expected to cost upon its release.

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