Niantic Stories August 29

Pokémon Masters now available on iOS and Android, but servers struggle to cope

We learned back in May that DeNA Co was working on a new game known as Pokémon Masters. It’s now available for download — but you may have a little difficulty playing it…

Niantic Stories November 14, 2018

Pokemon Go creators delay Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game launch until 2019

Following the success of Pokemon Go on iOS and Android, Niantic is planning to release a Harry Potter game sometime in 2019.

Niantic Stories November 1, 2018

Niantic has announced a new feature called Adventure Sync that’s coming soon to Pokemon Go on iOS and Android. Adventure Sync will use Apple Health and Google Fit activity data to credit players with distance traveled in the real world for hatching eggs and earning candy — even when Pokemon Go is not running.


Update 11/1: This post has been updated with information about the Adventure Sync feature rollout and how it works.


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Niantic Stories June 28, 2018

The developer behind Pokémon GO, Niantic Labs, is looking to open its platform to third-party developers. Specifically, it’s looking to open up its underlying AR platform to let developers create a similar experience within its own apps.

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Niantic Stories April 2, 2018

Niantic settles class action lawsuit for failed Pokémon GO festival for $1.5M

The first ever Pokémon GO Fest, held in Chicago last July, turned into a complete flop. Inadequate cellular coverage meant that many couldn’t get online at all, and for those who could, server problems meant that many still couldn’t play …

Niantic Stories March 16, 2018

You’ll soon be able to login to Pokémon GO with your Facebook & Google accounts

Niantic is keen to ensure you never get locked out of your Pokémon GO account, now rolling out the option to login using Facebook or Google as well as your Pokémon Trainer Club account …

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