When it became clear Pokémon Go Fest 2020 could not happen in the way previous Go Fest events had, Niantic chose to re-imagine its biggest event of the year into a global, 100% virtual event. Despite a few technical hiccups, Go Fest was a huge success and highlights how Niantic could make its events going forward more accessible.
While Niantic has long been committed to diversity, the events of the past few weeks have pushed CEO John Hanke and senior executives to strive harder. Here's how this company is committing to be a force for good in the world.
Pokémon Go Community Day, like most of the game, really requires being able to gather in popular locations with lots of people. So, when Niantic announced April 2020's Community Day would be a "Stay at Home Edition" many wondered: would it even work?
With new Pokémon being introduced and moves being added and rebalanced often, it can be hard to keep track of the best movesets for your Pokémon in Pokémon Go. Fortunately, we've done the research and testing to figure it out for you.
Not every Pokémon in Pokémon Go can be Shiny, and even those which can can still be pretty difficult to track down. Outside of an event, your best chance at finding Shiny Pokémon is to click on every single Pokémon you encounter whose species have the potential to be Shiny. Here's which Pokémon you should be Shiny checking.
You can control Eevee's evolutions for Leafeon, Glaceon, Umbreon, Espeon, Vaporeon, Jolteon, and Flareon in Pokémon Go! Between the nickname trick, special Lure Modules, and Buddy Friendship, we have everything you need to know about evolving Eevee!
Regice is returning to Pokémon Go Raids for one weekend only. On Saturday, December 26 and Sunday, December 27, you can challenge the Legendary Ice Titan and we have everything you need to know to beat it!
Registeel is returning to Pokémon Go Raids for one weekend only. On Saturday, December 19 and Sunday, December 20, you can challenge the Legendary Steel Titan and we have everything you need to know to beat it!
Regirock is returning to Pokémon Go Raids for one weekend only. On Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13, you can challenge the Legendary Rock Titan and we have everything you need to know to beat it!
The Pokémon Go Tour: Kanto is a new paid event coming to Pokémon Go. It will give Trainers the chance to catch, battle, hatch, and trade for every single Gen I Pokémon, including Shiny Mew! All Kanto Pokémon will have their Shiny versions unlocked. Tickets are on sale now.
To celebrate the upcoming Pokémon Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, Niantic is bringing back Jesse and James to Pokémon Go, as well as a chance to catch a Shiny Celebi! Explorer Pikachu, Shiny Durant, and Shiny Rufflet will also be making their Pokémon Go debut!