Pokémon: Pearl Version is part of the 4th generation of Pokémon games, after Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald. For the first time in the main series, it features 3D graphics and online play over the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. In addition, there are 107 new Pokémon to catch.
Other enhancements include three categories of moves (physical, special and status), wireless multiplayer in the Sinnoh Underground, and the Pokétch, a smartwatch which can be customized with applications like a clock, calculator, map, counter, and drawing pad. There is also a Global Trade Station which allows players to trade Pokémon with people from around the world.