Pokemon Go celebrates its Anniversary with a big update and a new event

- Aditya Sharma   10-06-2017


Pokémon Go, one of the most quickly popularized games of all time, including a variety of Pokémon to collect with a different power of elements with them, making people crazy to catch them and collect them all. Now, they are coming up with another huge update.

Niantic the makers of Pokémon Go confirmed the rumors on Thursday of a sun stead event to begin on Tuesday, June 13th. As expected, Fire-type and Ice-Type Pokémon will spawn more often during the event, while trainers will be able to XP bonuses for in-game actions and Lucky Eggs will be discounted from the shop. The Niantic has also planned for its one-year anniversary. Not even close. Shortly after the sun stead Event begins, Niantic plans to release “a new update focused on collaborative group game-play features that will get you playing Pokémon Go in fun new ways.”  Further, they are to prepare for the new update, the developer will disable Gyms in-game for a short period of time.

Niantic didn’t share any more details about the updates, but this certainly sounds like the long-awaited Gym overhaul that has been rumored for the past several months. From the sources, Niantic executives have repeatedly discussed three major updates coming to Pokémon Go this summer. These include co-operative game play experiences, legendary Pokémon and a little relating to the teams.

While we are anxiously awaiting for more news about the update, Niantic is hosting its first real-world Pokémon Go event in Chicago on July 22nd. Pokémon Go Fest will take place at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois, where trainers will be able to meet up and participate in a variety of activities. Tickets will be available from PokemonGoLive.com/Fest, registrations starting on July 19 at 10:00 AM PT. Niantic also plans to hold more events in Europe from June through September, making Pokémon Go Fest International.