• Pokemon GO Fest 2022 finale event will address player disappointment over shiny luck

    2 days ago - By VG 247

    The 2022 Pokemon Go Fest finale event will go some way to addressing player disappointment over bad shiny luck during the first Global Go Fest weekend, Niantic has said.
    Trainers around the world expressed their frustration at what they felt was a too low encounter rate for shiny Pokemon over the 2-day special event - which cost $15 to access - with many players reporting much better hauls at previous festivals and community days.
    2022's Global Go Fest was also plagued by a bug that made Pokemon attracted to Incense appear on the map when they had already despawned, further exacerbating...
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  • Pokémon Go Fest's economic impact is huge, as is this year's event

    Pokémon Go Fest's economic impact is huge, as is this year's event

    2 days ago - By Pocket Tactics

    We all know that Pokémon Go is fantastic for encouraging social interaction, exercise, and friendships, but what about the economic impact that Niantic's augmented reality has on the cities in which Pokémon Go Fest is held. It might just surprise you. Then again, it might not, given how popular the game is.
    Nonetheless, if we look at the Pokémon Go Fest economic impact in 2019, it brought in $249 million across Chicago, Montreal, and Dortmund, a significant amount of money for the cities. Then, in 2021, Liverpool in the United Kingdom saw $16.2 million in revenue thanks to the Pokémon Go...
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  • Pokemon Go Fest 2022 events will introduce the Ultra Beasts Buzzwole, Xurkitree and Pheromosa

    Pokemon Go Fest 2022 events will introduce the Ultra Beasts Buzzwole, Xurkitree and Pheromosa

    2 days ago - By VG 247

    The Ultra Beasts Buzzswole, Xurkitree and Pheromosa are making their first Pokemon Go appearances at Pokemon Go Fest 2022 events in Seattle, Sapporo and Berlin, Niantic has announced. After the recent release of the giant Rock and Poison type jellyfish, Nihilego , the three new Ultra Beasts will be available to attending trainers who complete their exclusive Special Research quests. If you're not able to attend though, Niantic has said all players will be able to add the Ultra Beasts to their collection soon, saying " they will appear globally later in the Season of GO ".
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