Pokemon Go Plus Release Date, News & Update: Wearable Device Blinks, Vibrates Near PokeStop; 3 Best Avenues To Buy Wearables, eBay Sells At $109

By Jennifer R. Irvin , Updated Sep 12, 2016 06:56 AM EDT
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Pokemon Go Plus, the wearable device, will blink and vibrate near a PokeStop and items can be collected by tapping the button. It will be available on Sept. 16, as confirmed through the "Pokemon Go" official website.

The Pokemon Go Plus device syncs with the app on the player's mobile phone via Bluetooth.  According to reports, the Pokemon Go Plus player will need to watch out for the device to flash in order to catch Pokemon, indicating that a Pokemon is nearby, Forbes reported.

Pokemon Go Plus pre-orders for the wearables are expected to be offered at several outlets in summer and is reportedly going to cost $34.99. For the huge fans of Pokemon Go, here are several options on how to get the wearable technology.

Pokemon Go Plus Via GameStop

Based on their website post, the Pokemon Go Plus device will be available on Sept. 16. However, reports indicate that the device is currently out of stock. Previously, GameStop allowed their customers to place orders on a pre-order period, which seems to have ended.

Pokemon Go Plus Via Amazon

Although the Pokemon Go Plus is included in the store's product page, it is currently listed as unavailable. According to Amazon, there is no definite time when the product will be back in stock. Customers are advised to click on the Email Me to receive notification when the device is back in stock.

Pokemon Go Plus Via eBay

According to reports, some eBay users have listed the devices they have pre-ordered on the sales site already. This means they promise a buyer to pass the item once they receive it, even if they do not have the item yet.  Buyers are also advised to be careful when making purchases on this site, as there are scammers that have been reportedly taking advantage of the platform.

Pokemon Go Plus is reportedly being offered at $109 on eBay, which is a high jump from its standard retail price of $34.99, Bustle reported. Watch Pokemon GO Plus Device: Everything you Need to Know video here.

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