The initial anniversary of Pokémon Go is approaching, and a jubilee starts this week with a initial of a array of large events that are sparking conjecture that mythological Pokémon, trade and actor vs. actor battles could be on a way.
A weeklong solstice jubilee featuring glow and ice form Pokémon starts during 3 p.m. Tuesday, diversion builder Niantic announced Monday:
“With summer fast entrance in a Northern Hemisphere and winter entrance in a Southern Hemisphere, we couldn’t consider of a improved approach to applaud a arriving solstices than with a Fire-type and Ice-type Pokémon GO event. …
“Trainers around a universe will learn some-more Charmander, Cyndaquil, Growlithe, Houndour, Ponyta, Swinub, Vulpix, and their Evolutions. You’ll also wish to keep an eye out for Sneasel, Magmar, Cloyster, and other Fire forms and Ice types!”
Also, trainers will accept XP bonuses for successfully throwing Pokémon with nice, good and glorious throws, as good as curveballs and initial throws. They will also acquire some-more XP for hatching eggs, and propitious eggs will be 50 percent off in a shop.
Niantic, that announced that a diversion has surpassed 750 million downloads, also teased some other large changes tied to a anniversary, presumably including much-anticipated actor vs. actor battles:
“You can demeanour brazen to a new refurbish focused on collaborative organisation gameplay facilities that will get we personification Pokémon GO in fun new ways,” Niantic pronounced in a blog post and email announcement final week. “In credentials for these sparkling features, we’ll be temporarily disabling Gyms for a brief duration of time.”
Players have been energetically available a introduction of mythological Pokémon such as Articuno, Zapdos and Moltres, and many are speculating that this Chicago eventuality competence be a time:
“We’re also vehement to announce a initial ever real-world Pokémon GO eventuality entrance your way: Pokémon GO Fest Chicago! This eventuality will take place in downtown Chicago, Illinois, USA during a pleasing Grant Park on Jul 22, 2017.”
Stay tuned …