Occasions in Chicago, Germany and Asia.
Niantic and The Pokemon Firm introduced the Pokemon Go Summer time Tour 2019, with Pokemon Go Fests going down in America, Europe and Asia.
Pokemon Go Fest: Chicago will run from June 13-16 in Grant Park. Up from the earlier two-day occasion, trainers will be capable of catch an array of Pokemon, work together with tangible instillations and take part in unique actions all through the over 300-acre park. Tickets will go on sale via a brand new Niantic ticketing system constructed throughout the Pokemon Go app later this month. The occasion’s official web site could be discovered right here.
Pokemon Go Fest: Dortmund will run from July Four-7 in Germany’s Westfalenpark. Final yr’s profitable Pokemon Go Safari Zone occasion in Dortmund resulted in Niantic that includes it as one other full-fledged Pokemon Go Fest this yr, and can give trainers the chance to discover Dortmund’s cultural historical past and work together with native points of interest whereas taking part in Pokemon Go. Tickets will go on sale later this spring, and the occasion’s official web site could be discovered right here.
The Pokemon Go Fest in Asia will wrap up the Summer time Tour, and particulars on that occasion will come quickly. Trainers not attending the occasions can take part in Pokemon Go particular challenges and may work in the direction of a worldwide objective to unlock awards for all trainers. Particulars for world challenges throughout every Pokemon Go Fest can be revealed forward of the occasions. Pokemon Go Neighborhood Days can even be hosted all through the summer season.
“Final yr’s Pokemon Go Summer time Tour introduced lots of of 1000’s of Trainers collectively at real-world occasions all over the world which left us with some actually unforgettable moments and tales,” mentioned Niantic CEO John Hanke. “This summer season, we’re trying to proceed to construct upon that success and create much more methods for Trainers to get pleasure from and work together with these unbelievable parks and cities and construct lasting friendships all through their journeys of encountering Pokemon within the ‘real-world.’”
Final yr’s Pokemon Go Fest drew in over 21,000 attendees, with over 180,000 taking part in the sport within the surrounding Chicago space, all whereas avoiding most of the points that plagued Pokemon Go Fest 2017. This ill-fated occasion resulted in refunds to all attendees, and a $1.6 million payout to refund those that spent giant quantities of cash touring to the occasion. Whereas that occasion additionally came about in Grant Park, this yr’s festivities may have final yr’s successes to construct off of.
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