A POKÉMON Let's Go Themed Nintendo Switch Is Announced

Yesterday, Nintendo announced a new limited-edition of the Switch, which will feature a designed based on the upcoming titles Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee. The designs cover the entirety of the console from the Joy-Cons to the dock, and will available on November 16 with a $400 price tag.

The special edition would feature one yellow and one brown Joy-Con, matching the primary colors of Pikachu and Eevee respectively. The console’s back is designed with silhouettes of both characters together with a few Poke Balls.

Moreover, the bundle will include a pre-installed copy of the game, whether the Pikachu or Eevee edition, that the player decides to pick up. Also included is the Poke Ball Plus accessory, which is a spherical device that consists of a wrist strap on one side and an analog stick on the other. This accessory, which has motion sensors, would allow players to simulate throwing a Poke Ball, which will give them in-game rewards and extra boosts for creatures collected.

Nintendo also announced that these special editions of the console will be released in limited quantities, so players may have a hard time securing one on release day.

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee will be released on November 16, 2018, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch.