The Apple Watch Version Of Pokemon GO Is Available Now

Well, they’ve done it again!. Niantic, after teasing that the Apple Watch version of Pokemon GO was going to be coming soon, they have officially revealed that the app for the watch is available now. As they revealed in a blog post:

“Pokemon GO is now available on the Apple Watch! You will now be able to explore and experience the world around you directly from your wrist, whether you’re searching for wild Pokémon or trying to hatch the Pokémon originally discovered in the Pokemon Gold and Pokemon Silver video games.”

They also rehighlighted the Pokémon GO special features on the Apple Watch, for example you’ll be able to

  • Log each play session as a workout, with gameplay counting toward personal Activity rings
  • Receive notifications about nearby Pokémon
  • Count distance toward hatching Pokémon Eggs and receiving Candy with your Buddy Pokémon
  • Receive notifications about PokéStops nearby and collect items from them
  • Receive notifications when Eggs hatch and medals are awarded

So, are YOU going to get the game for the Apple Watch? Are you going to get the Apple Watch so you can play Pokemon GO on the go more freely? Let us know in the comments below!

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Todd Black

A self-proclaimed Nintendo fanboy, born, bred, and Mushroom fed! He’s owned every Nintendo hand-held, and every console since the SNES. He loved games so much he went and got a video game degree and dreams of writing video stories