Multiple Real-World Events For Pokemon GO Have Been Announced! Are They Coming To Your City?

Real-World Events For Pokemon GO

As well as announcing the Pokemon GO fire and ice event, Niantic have revealed that there will be multiple real-world events for Pokemon GO over the coming weeks and months. More specifically, it is now confirmed that there will be real-world events for Pokemon GO in the U.S.A., Japan, and Europe.

This news comes just days after Mathieu de Fayet, Niantic’s Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, gave an interview with Brazilian publication Globo, confirming that the legendary Pokemon would be coming to the game this summer. In the same interview, Mathieu expressed Niantic’s desire to implement real-world events in Pokemon GO in the near future.

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The official announcement regarding the real-world events for Pokemon GO begins with: “We’re excited to announce our first ever real-world Pokémon GO event coming your way: Pokémon GO Fest Chicago! This event will take place in downtown Chicago, Illinois, USA at the beautiful Grant Park on July 22, 2017.

European Trainers can look forward to Pokémon GO celebrations hosted across the continent from June through September in partnership with Unibail-Rodamco shopping centers. We’ll be posting a complete schedule for these events very soon.

Real-World Events For Pokemon GO
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The statement then continues with: “Also, The Pokémon Company is organizing “Pikachu Outbreak”, a Pokémon event in Yokohama, Japan, in August where they’re exploring a unique Pokémon GO experience. Stay tuned for even more details surrounding each of these events in the coming weeks.

Finally, the statement concludes with: “Keep an eye on pokemongolive.com and our Pokémon GO social media channels for the latest news and updates surrounding the exciting features and events coming your way. See you outside!

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This final paragraph gives me a little bit of hope that there will be some more real-world events for Pokemon GO announced for additional Countries in the near future, as we’d love to have one some in Australia! I guess we’ll just have to wait and see what happens, though.

But what do you think about these real-world events for Pokemon GO? Do you think they’ll be a lot of fun, or could they end up being over-hyped and lackluster? Will you be able to attend any of them? As always, let me know your thoughts in the comment section below!

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  1. I would like to see better migrations where I live at I’m always getting the same Pokemon where I live which are pidgeys venonat and sparrows and I’m stupid sentriks and weedles I’m visually impaired so I can’t go out very Far where I live at in Jacksonville Florida I’ve had the same migration for six months now and no change and it upsets me because I’ve been playing this game since the day it came out I even got 20 different friends to play my son plays my wife plays and I also have 3 different accounts so I can have a Mystic team Instinct team and Valor team even though I love my instinct got to go go instinct and the events are horrible for me because I will never be able to attend them like that because they’re too far away from me

  2. I’ll admit I’ve been a little bored with Pokemon Go as I just hit level 32 and tired of catching pidgeys and what not, but Pokemon is coming to Chicago! So that’s very cool for me.

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