When you pay for the service, you can pick up your Pokémon from linked games and drop it into the app or move it to another compatible game.
Compatible games are Pokémon Sword and Shield and Pokémon: Let & # 39; s Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! . You can also connect to the Pokémon Bank on Nintendo 3DS, and the connection to the Pokémon Go app will be established after launch.
The Pokémon Home app opens the catalog of available Pokémon in the latest Sword and shield games by allowing you to broadcast Pokémon from Nintendo 3DS games back home and then in sword or shield . Once Pokémon have been transferred from the Pokémon Bank or from the titles Let & # 39; s Go and in Sword or Shield they will no longer be able to return to their original Goals are brought back.
Pokémon Home also offers the ability to trade with other users at any time. With the Global Trade System, you can specify a Pokémon that you want to trade and want to receive. The service will match you with a trainer if you both meet the right criteria for trading.
You can also create a room and share Pokémon with friends who are allowed to join. Up to 20 people can join at the same time. In addition, retail stores with nearby users are supported as soon as you become friends in the app.
Some features differ slightly between the smartphone version of Pokémon Home and the Nintendo Switch version. For example, you can only trade Pokémon in the smartphone app, while you can only move Pokémon with the Pokémon sword and shield in the switch version.
There will also be a free version, but its functions are limited. The "Basic" plan supports 30 Pokémon for storage, while "Premium" plans support 6,000 Pokémon. Visit the Pokémon Company website for more information on the app.