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Pokemon aims to put players to 'Sleep' in new game

2020 offering uses device to track shut-eye data

Pokemon Sleep, expected to debut in 2020, includes a device that tracks the player's time asleep. (Photo by Yoshino Sakurai)

TOKYO -- Seeking to repeat the huge success of Pokemon Go, the company behind the augmented-reality hunting game said Wednesday that its next offering will take players to dreamland.

Pokemon Sleep, set to debut next year, will aim to turn snoozing into entertainment by tracking sleep patterns.

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