Pokémon Sleep Lets You Catch ’em All Even When You Are Sleeping

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Pokémon Sleep

Pokémon is releasing a new way to catch ’em all… while you are sleeping.

The Pokémon Company announced the confusing new app, Pokémon Sleep, at a preview event in Tokyo on Wednesday.

According to the announcement, the game will be connected with a device developed with Nintendo called the Pokémon Go Plus Plus, which uses an accelerometer to track your sleep time and sends this data to your smartphone via Bluetooth.

The company says, allows you to catch Pokémon in your sleep. “Several Snorlax was consulted on this, in case you were wondering,” Pokémon tweeted.

Pokémon Sleep will release for mobiles in 2020. It’s not the only new Pokémon product revealed on Wednesday, however.

The company is also beginning a new cloud service app called Pokémon HOME, which allows players to join their Pokémon collection across games, trade with other players, and in future, allow many players to trade together.

It will be launched in early 2020 on iOS, Android and Nintendo Switch, the cloud service combines with Pokémon BankPokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games, and also Pokémon GO.

Created by The Pokémon Company and DeNA, Pokémon Masters will come on iOS and Android devices sometime in 2019.


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