Pokemon Go Stories June 10

Niantic’s Pokémon GO mobile app was an instant hit when it launched in the summer of 2016. Augmented reality-driven gameplay let players interact with familiar characters in an immersive way using the camera and screen on our phones. Unpredicted growth saw Niantic’s servers regularly struggle to keep up with the number of new players coming online around the world.

Those growing pains are now a thing of the past, and Niantic has added features like battling between players and in-game missions to keep players coming back. The feature that continues to keep me playing today is actually one designed to help you open the app less.

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Pokemon Go Stories May 28

New Pokémon games and hardware announced with a focus on sleep, ‘Home’ cloud service to sync data between platforms

The Pokémon Company held a press conference this evening and shared four announcements for upcoming hardware and software releases. One new focus is using Pokémon to help users get a good night’s sleep with both new hardware and software. The company also teased the upcoming “Pokémon Home” cloud service and more.

Pokemon Go Stories May 6

Pokémon Go is celebrating the new live-action movie, Pokémon Detective Pikachu, which is premiering this Friday with a new special in-game event. Starting tomorrow, players will find new avatar items, special raid battles and field research, Detective Hat Pikachu photobombings, and more.

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Pokemon Go Stories March 7

Pokémon GO brings in $2.45 billion in revenue, 550 million downloads globally

According to data from Sensor Tower obtained by Variety, mobile users have spent $2.5 billion on the various Pokémon titles including Pokémon GO, Pokémon Shuffle, and Pokémon Quest.

Pokemon Go Stories February 21

Pokémon GO will soon let you change teams, but you’ll have to pay for it

Pokémon GO users had to decide what team they wanted to be on when you first start the game, with no real way of changing that decision. However, you may soon be able to change your team, with a few caveats.

Pokemon Go Stories February 15

Pokémon GO may be forced to change Poké Stops and Gyms in game after lawsuit settlement

A proposed settlement for Pokémon GO developer Niantic in its class action lawsuit suggests that it could be removing or changing some Poké Stops and Gyms within the game. According to a report from Variety, the proposed settlement was filed on Thursday in a California court. If approved, Pokémon GO will need to remove Poké Stops or Gyms that are on private property.

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