Nintendo Apply For Poké Ball Plus Patents

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for five new “Game Controller” patents (特開2019-202117, 202091, 202092, 202093, and 202094) in Japan all related to the Poké Ball Plus. The patents aim to properly arrange components in a spherical controller, to enable various operations using a game controller, to properly arrange components in a spherical controller, to improve the degree of freedom for a structure for light emission in a game controller, and to provide a game controller in which components are properly arranged in a substantially spherical game controller. Please note this is just a brief summary of 92, 79, 83, 76, and 77 page PDFs. Select images from the applications added below thanks to J-PlatPat.

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Pocket Monsters Ball Collection Revival 

Tamashii (Bandai Toys) are releasing the above set of eight Poké Balls with the Pocket Monsters Ball Collection Revival containing Poké Ball, Dusk Ball, Dive Ball, Heal Ball, Timer Ball, Heavy Ball, Moon Ball, Love Ball and some Soda Pop Candy! Preorder here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off! More pictured added below…

Poké Ball

Dusk Ball

Dive Ball

Heal Ball

Timer Ball

Heavy Ball

Moon Ball

Love Ball

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Pokémon Poké Ball Collection pre-order 

Bandai Entertainment are releasing a Pokémon Poké Ball Collection consisting of four designs with ten random variants in a factory sealed container. More pictures below including an indication of size (life size!). Pre-order here with the deadline of 3 December, release date of 31 March and price of $44.99.

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