Leadless pacemakers have the potential to fundamentally change the field of device therapy. As leads and generator pockets are no longer needed with this technology, many potentially dangerous complications of conventional pacemaker systems like lead fractures, lead endocarditis or pocket infections can be effectively avoided. At present, Micra (Medtronic Inc., Minneapolis, MN, USA) is the only commercially available leadless pacemaker. Since its first-in-human implantation in 2013, thousands of these devices have been implanted worldwide. This article presents an overview of the present clinical evidence and future perspectives of this promising new technology.