How to connect Pokémon Go to Pokémon Home

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Pokemon Home

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For Pokémon players, the creatures they capture and take with them on their adventures mean a lot to them. But, after they complete the game, the players continue onto the next one with the Pokémon left behind. To help connect the games, Nintendo created Pokémon Home, a system where you can keep all of your Pokémon from several generations of games all in one place.

A platform you can connect to it is Pokémon Go, the mobile game where you walk around in the real world and capture Pokémon, battle other trainers, and encounter powerful Pokémon in epic raids. You can collect quite a few Pokémon from all over the world, and the number of Pokémon available in the game continues to expand.

Pokémon Go and Pokémon Home will be connecting before the end of 2020.

While you cannot connect to Pokémon Go, you can send your Pokémon to Pokémon Home, but you have to go through a few extra steps. You need to send your Pokémon from Pokémon Go to the Pokémon Let’s Go Nintendo Switch games, connect those games to the Nintendo Switch Pokémon Home application, and then transfer them over. For those who already Pokémon Let’s Go Eevee or Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, it should be a simple process.

You will be able to connect the two platforms in the future. Nintendo is working on this process right now. When it happens, it should function much like the other platforms where you connect your Pokémon Go account to your Nintendo Switch or your mobile device and place them into the Pokémon Home box. When the process is open, you will likely need a subscription to Pokémon Home to expand your overall box size because the basic plan only allows you to store 30 Pokémon. We’ll update this guide when the feature to connect these two platforms becomes available.