Pokemon Go developer Niantic lately introduced a brand new recurring occasion for the sport referred to as Community Days, which shall be held each month and provides gamers an opportunity to snag double bonuses and unique Pokemon. The inaugural Group Day occasion takes place this Saturday, on January 20, for gamers across the globe.
In contrast to the Pokemon Go Fest and Safari Zone events that Niantic held within the US and throughout Europe final 12 months, Group Days aren’t located at a selected location, however reasonably happen at a chosen time, encouraging gamers to fulfill at native parks and different public locations throughout that window to catch Pokemon along with different gamers. Saturday’s Group Day takes place on the following occasions:
- Asia-Pacific: Midday to three:00 PM JST
- Europe, the Center East, Africa, and India: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM UTC
- The Americas and Greenland: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM PST
Gamers will have the ability to earn double XP and different bonuses through the occasion, whereas Lure Modules will final for an prolonged three hours. Most notably, every Group Day will function a particular Pokemon that may solely be out there to catch for a number of hours. These uncommon monsters will know a transfer they can not usually be taught within the sport. Throughout this month’s Group Day, gamers may have an opportunity to seize a Pikachu that is aware of Surf, similar to the one you might acquire within the basic Pokemon Yellow.
Along with the Group Days occasion, this month noticed the arrival of a brand new Pokemon Go Legendary: Kyogre from Pokemon Sapphire. Kyogre marks the second Gen three Legendary to be added to the sport, following Groudon, which was available from December to January 15. Kyogre will seem in Raid Battles at sure Gyms till February 14.
Niantic lately rolled out new updates for Pokemon Go that launched an improved AR mode and a weather system. Nonetheless, the developer additionally introduced it should soon drop support for some older iOS devices such because the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c. These will now not be appropriate with Pokemon Go starting February 28.