Pokemon Go‘s Safari Zone occasions initially scheduled for 2020 will now happen later this yr.
As introduced on the Pokemon Go replace web page, Niantic revealed the brand new dates for the in-person occasions. Players who participate can anticipate finding particular, featured Pokemon, event-exclusive duties, and extra.
The dates and places are as follows:
- Sefton Park, Liverpool – Friday, October 15 to Sunday, October 17
- Fairmount Park, Philadelphia – Friday, October 29 to Sunday, October 31
- Tower Grove Park, St. Louis – Friday, November 12 to Sunday, November 14
These are the unique places the occasions had been set to occur at earlier than they had been postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19. And Niantic says ticket holders can take part within the occasions, irrespective of the place they’re on the planet. The Pokemon Go staff says they’re working to maintain the occasions secure, with line administration, social-distancing protocols, and masks necessities for all workers members.
In-person Pokemon Go occasions began to return again earlier this yr, with Pokemon Go Fest 2021 going down in over 20 cities again in July.
It’s been a turbulent month for the Pokemon Go builders and followers, nevertheless. In early August, Pokemon Go players took to social media with the hashtag #HearUsNiantic after the developer eliminated the prolonged vary characteristic for Pokestops. That performance let gamers work together with Pokestops from additional away, and was added to assist people play the sport in the course of the pandemic.
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Niantic responded to the fan suggestions and completely extended the radius back to 80 meters. And in an effort to be extra clear, Niantic says it will publish a developer diary each different month to clarify the corporate’s present plans and priorities for the sport.
Pokemon Go occasions aren’t the one factor PokeFans must stay up for. November will see the launch of the Pokemon Diamond and Pearl remakes, earlier than Pokemon Legends: Arceus takes the collection in a brand new course subsequent January.
Logan Plant is a contract author for IGN. You can discover him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.