Nintendo's Wearable Pokémon Go Plus Will Be Available Next Week

For people who don't own an Apple Watch

Nintendo's Pokémon Go Plus

Nintendo's Pokémon Go Plus

Nintendo's Pokémon Go Plus will be available Sept. 16.Nintendo

After a long wait, Nintendo is finally ready to ship its Pokémon Go peripheral to the masses. Pokémon Go Plus goes on sale September 16.

Pokémon Go players are getting a lot of options for more efficient play.

Apple yesterday announced a thorough integrated Pokémon Go experience for the Apple Watch. But if you don't want to pay $269 or more just to know when you come across another Magikarp, there's another option: Pokémon Go Plus:

Explore the world and capture Pokémon without looking at your phone! The Pokémon GO Plus accessory will be available 9/16! For details:

Posted by Nintendo on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

The band will alert you when you're near important things (Pokéstops, wild Pokémon).

You'll have to take your phone out more often, but for $35 it's possibly worth the extra motions. If you're one of the 60 percent of the Pokémon Go audience still playing, that is.