Niantic Labs

  • Niantic Launches New Holiday Event in Pokemon Go

    … Niantic launched a new event in Pokemon Go as part of the game’s ongoing holiday celebration. From the afternoon of Dec. 30 through the afternoon of Jan. 8, players will be more likely to encounter the game’s first three partner Pokemon—Bulbasaur, Squirtle and Charmander—as well as their evolutions, while playing the game. In addition…

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  • Pokemon Go Comes to Apple Watch

    … Niantic announced the release of Pokemon Go on Apple Watch. First announced in September, the Apple Watch version of the game allows users to receive notifications about nearby Pokemon, collect items from PokeStops and more. With this release, players can receive notifications about nearby Pokemon on the Apple Watch, and then attempt…

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  • Pokemon Go Adds Togepi, Pichu, Holiday Pikachu and More

    … Niantic announced the first addition of more Pokemon to Pokemon Go. This update will allow players around the world to add Togepi, Pichu and other “select” Pokemon from the Pokemon Gold and Pokemon Silver video games to their in-game collections. Togepi, Pichu and the other select Pokemon can only be found by hatching eggs. Users can collect…

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  • Pokemon Go: Niantic Previews Upcoming Daily Bonuses

    … Niantic announced new daily bonuses that are coming to Pokemon Go in a future update. The bonuses will reward users with extra experience points and other items the first time they capture a Pokemon or visit a PokeStop each day. Specifically, the first time a player catches a Pokemon each day, they will receive a bonus of 500 experience…

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  • Pokemon Go: Earn Extra Candy in Halloween Event

    … Niantic previewed a Halloween event coming to Pokemon Go, which will allow players to earn extra Pokemon candy and catch more “spooky” Pokemon than normal for a limited time. Specifically, from Oct. 26 to Nov. 1, the game will have “increased global encounters” of Drowzee, Gastly, Gengar, Golbat, Haunter, Hypno and Zubat. In addition…

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  • Pokemon Go: Niantic Previews Capture Bonuses, More

    … Niantic revealed two new updates coming to Pokemon Go in the future. The first update will allow players to earn capture bonuses as they earn medals based on capturing specific kinds of Pokemon (Kindler, Psychic, Gardener, etc.). As a user earns capture bonuses, they’ll have a better chance of capturing Pokemon with the related types…

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  • Pokemon Go Update Adds Capture Locations to Pokemon Info

    … Niantic released a new update for Pokemon Go on iOS and Android. The update adds a Pokemon’s capture location to its information screen. Specifically, when users capture a Pokemon (or look at a previously captured Pokemon), its information screen will display its capture location and capture date in text at the bottom of the screen. It’s…

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  • Pokemon Go Receives Buddy Pokemon System in Latest Update

    … Niantic released the latest content update for Pokemon Go on iOS and Android. The update brings a Buddy Pokemon system to the game, which allows users to earn extra Pokemon Candy by walking certain distances. With this Buddy Pokemon feature, a user can select one of their Pokemon to be their trainer’s “buddy,” and they can earn Pokemon Candy…

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  • Pokemon Go Is Coming to Apple Watch

    … Niantic announced at Apple‘s press event in San Francisco Wednesday that it is bringing Pokemon Go to Apple Watch. Pokemon Go allows users to capture Pokemon by exploring the real world around them. With Pokemon Go on Apple Watch, users will be able to record any walks they take while playing Pokemon Go as “workouts” within the Apple Watch…

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  • Niantic Begins Reversing Some Pokemon Go Account Bans

    … Niantic has begun reversing some Pokemon Go account bans, which affected users who were using “add-on map applications” to find nearby Pokemon. Earlier this month, Niantic began banning users that it said were “taking unfair advantage of and abusing” the game. This included users who were using apps that display nearby Pokemon on a map…

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  • Pokemon Go to Receive ‘Pokemon Appraisal’ Feature in Next Update

    … Niantic Labs revealed the next update coming to Pokemon Go on iOS and Android. The update will add a Pokemon appraisal feature to the game, which will allow players to learn more about a Pokemon’s “attack and defense capabilities” before using it in battle. Niantic’s release notes read: Implemented Pokemon appraisal: Trainers will now…

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  • Pokemon Go Update Removes Tracking Footprints for Nearby Pokemon

    … Niantic released an update for Pokemon Go, which added new features to the game, while also removing tracking footprints for nearby Pokemon. The tracking footprints were designed to help users know how far away nearby Pokemon are in relation to their current locations, but the feature was bugged. Now, it has been removed entirely, and Niantic…

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