Nintendo Files New Poke Ball Plus Patents, Hinting More Pokemon Remakes are Coming

Nintendo Files New Poke Ball Plus Patents, Hinting More Pokemon Remakes are Coming

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2018 saw the release of Pokemon: Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee, remakes of the original Pokemon Red and Blue which were playable with a simplified one-button “Poke Ball Plus” accessory. In addition to allowing one-handed play, the Poke Ball Plus was also a pedometer that let you level up your critters by strolling around in the real world. The Poke Ball Plus was a neat little accessory, but it didn’t exactly set the world on fire, and isn’t compatible with this year’s Pokemon Sword and Shield. Well, it seems Nintendo and The Pokemon Company might not be done with the concept.

Nintendo has filed five new Japanese Poke Ball Plus patents, indicating there’s a new version of the accessory in the works, or at least that they plan to continue selling the original version. Unfortunately, the patents don’t provide much information about how the Poke Ball Plus might be changing – here’s how the accessory is described…