Pokemon Go Plus In Stock Again Late October

Posted: Sep 19 2016, 4:15am CDT | by , Updated: Sep 20 2016, 8:40am CDT, in News | Technology News


Pokemon Go Plus In Stock Again Late October
Credit: Nintendo Store UK

The Pokemon Go Plus accessory sold out completely on Friday, September 16. Nintendo announced when there will be Pokemon Go Plus stock available again.

Pokemon Go Plus is sold out in stores and online. The following stores have sold the $34.99 Pokemon Go Plus on launch day. GameStop was first to offer the Pokemon Go Plus on Friday, September 16.

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Initially the Bluetooth wearable was only available in GameStop retail locations. Later in the day, GameStop began to offer the Go Plus online. Amazon and Walmart have also offered the Pokemon Go Plus for a short period on Friday. 

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Nintendo has manufactured a huge number of Pokemon Go Plus. If you followed our live coverage of the Pokemon Go Plus launch, you have been able to buy one. If you did not shop for a Pokemon Go Plus on Friday, you have missed it. In stock trackers have not spotted Go Plus inventory since Friday.

You can stop looking for a Pokemon Go Plus now. Nintendo has announced via its UK online store that the Pokemon Go Plus will not be in stock until late October. By late October, Nintendo means October 31. The Nintendo online store is taking orders for Pokemon Go Plus now. Customers will receive the item in six weeks. US retailers are not even taking orders for Pokemon Go Plus at all. 

The Go Plus was seen in stock last briefly online at walmart.com on September 19.

As predicted, Nintendo will release another wave of Pokemon Go in time for Black Friday 2016 and the Holiday shopping season. It will be advisable to buy the Pokemon Go Plus end of October. It will sell out again. Nintendo is maybe able to release a third wave of Pokemon Go inventory in late November, but don't take your chances.

The Pokemon Go Plus device turned out more useful than believed. When connected, the Pokemon Go app continues to track distance even when the smartphone is in locked mode. This saves considerable battery life. Pokemon Go Plus uses flashing colors and vibrations to notify you about PokeStops and encounters of wild Pokemon.

Pokemon Go Plus works with the latest Pokemon Go app updates 0.37.1 (Android) and 1.7.1 (iOS). Raiding PokeStop is extremely convenient with the Go Plus. After getting notified of the presence of a PokeStop, you just press the button and you collect all items. This works also great for lucky trainers that work or live next to a PokeStop. They can just every 5 minutes.

The Pokemon Go Plus wristband is also notifying you when there is a wild Pokemon. You can try to catch it by pushing the button to throw a ball. This is though less of a powerful feature. There is no guarantee that you catch the Pokemon. On top of that you do not know which Pokemon it is. You need to pull out your smartphone to check. If it is a rare Pokemon, you then can decide to use a more powerful ball.

If you catch a Pokemon with the Pokemon Go Plus you receive XP, stardust and candy as you would catch with the app. 

The Pokemon Go Plus is compatible with iPhone 5, 5c,  5s,  SE, 6, 6s, 6 Plus, 6s Plus, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices with iOS 8 or later installed.

The Pokemon Go accessory is compatible with Android devices that have 2GB RAM or more with Android Ver. 4.4–6.0 installed. Bluetooth Smart (Bluetooth Ver. 4.0 or higher) is required to use Pokemon Go Plus on Android.

More Pokemon Go News. Read also the latest about the Pokemon Go in-app Pokemon Tracker. Niantic's CEO John Hanke talks about the future of Pokemon Go in a new podcast.


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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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