At today’s Pokémon Day 2023, The Pokémon Company had many announcements including DLC for Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet, a Netflix Series: Pokémon Concierge, and multiple updates for the brand’s mobile games. Originally revealed back in May 2019, Pokémon Sleep has resurfaced and will be out this summer for iOS and Android. Pokémon Sleep will have the player’s time spent sleeping and awake affect the gameplay. Pokémon Sleep will feature Professor Neroli who studies Pokémon sleep cycles and Snorlax to carry out research. Watch the Pokémon Sleep showcase video below:
The Pokémon GO Plus+ device was also showcased in the livestream. This device can connect to Pokémon GO and Pokémon Sleep using Bluetooth Low Energy. It enables players to throw PokeBalls automatically in Pokémon GO. Pokémon Sleep players will be able to use the device to track sleep alongside smartphones. Watch a showcase video for the Pokémon GO Plus+ device below:
Pokémon GO Plus+ launches on July 21st. As of this writing, a Pokémon Sleep release date has not been announced, but it will launch this summer. Pre-orders and pre-registrations are not live. Check out the official website here. In addition to these two reveals, Pokémon GO will be able to connect with Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet letting players interact with Vivillon and Roaming Form Gimmighoul. The Legendary Pokémon Zacian will join Pokémon UNITE. Pokémon Café ReMix and Pokémon Masters EX also celebrate the day with special events and rewards. What do you think of the Pokémon Day 2023 announcements?