Apple Watch Nike+ launches in 41 countries on October 28

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Apple Watch Nike Plus
You have to buy a Nike+ watch to get the band.
Photo: Buster Hein/Cult of Mac

New Macs aren’t the only new products on the horizon for Apple this week.

Apple revealed today that the Nike+ edition of the Apple Watch Series 2 will be available in over 41 countries starting Friday. More countries will get supply during the weekend. But if you want to buy a Nike+ band for the Apple Watch you already own, you’re out of luck.


“Apple Watch Nike+, runners will be even more motivated to achieve their performance goals,” said Apple COO Jeff Williams in a statement today. “The response so far has been incredible and we’re thrilled to get Apple Watch Nike+ onto customers’ wrists starting Friday.”

The Nike+ version comes with all the same features as the Apple Watch Series 2 that launched in September. Buyers get access to four exclusive Nike Sport Band color combinations that won’t be available for sale individually.

Launch Day Locations

Apple Watch Nike+ also comes with the Nike+ Run Club app. Runners and fitness junkies will be able to buy the watch at Apple Stores, select Nike retail stores, Macy’s and Dick’s Sporting goods.

Here’s the full list of 41 countries that will have Apple Watch Nike+ on launch day:

“Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the UK and the US.”

Apple Watch Nike+ will go on sale in Bahrain, Greece, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE on October 29. It will then be available in Israel on October 30.