Niantic Labs

  • 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 points…

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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

    … is a device that allows users to receive alerts about in-game events without looking at their phones. Finally, Niantic said this update includes “minor bug fixes.” In addition to these updates, Niantic said it has “some exciting features and changes coming soon.” Pokemon Go is available to download for free on the iTunes App Store and Google Play. …

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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

    …. In a blog post, John Hanke, CEO of Niantic, explained the bans: Each end-user app can be used as a collection tool by the app creator, invisibly collecting and forwarding data to the app creator with or without the knowledge of the end-user. These apps can have an effect similar to DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks on our servers. Because…

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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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