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Pokémon HOME



  • Console: Nintendo Switch
  • Availability: Digital (eShop) exclusive
  • Genre: Service
  • North American Release Date: February 2020
  • Japanese Release Date: February 2020
  • European Release Date: February 2020
  • Supported Play Modes: TV, Tabletop, Handheld
  • Nintendo Switch Online Support: Online Play
  • amiibo Compatibility?: No



Synopsis


Pokémon Home is an upcoming cloud service for Nintendo Switch and mobile devices, allowing users to transfer Pokémon between various games, use the GTS, and trade with other players. The service will be available in free (Basic Plan) and paid (Premium Plan) options. The Pokémon Home Premium Plan will cost 2.69 GBP for one month, 4.49 GBP for three months, and 14.39 GBP for 12 months.

For full details, see our article on Pokémon Home’s features. Otherwise, here’s a high-level breakdown:

 

Nintendo Switch version vs. mobile version

 

FeatureNintendo Switch VersionMobile Version
Move Pokémon with Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!YesNo
Move Pokémon with Pokémon Sword and Pokémon ShieldYesNo
Move Pokémon with Pokémon BankYesYes
Judge PokémonYesYes
Trade PokémonNoYes
Receive Mystery GiftsNoYes
Check Battle DataNoYes
Check NewsNoYes
Exchange Pokémon HOME Points for BP (Battle Points)YesNo

 

Basic Plan vs. Premium Plan

 

FeatureBasic PlanPremium Plan
Moving Pokémon from Pokémon BankUnavailableAvailable
Number of Pokémon that can be deposited30 Pokémon6,000 Pokémon
Number of Pokémon that can be placed in the Wonder Box at once3 Pokémon10 Pokémon
Number of Pokémon that can be placed in the GTS at once1 Pokémon3 Pokémon
Room TradeCan participateCan participate and host
Judge functionUnavailableAvailable