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Niantic has announced that the latest Pokemon GO Community Day featuring Abra has been postponed. Though not stated explicitly, it’s clear that the move was made due to the coronavirus.

The latest Pokemon GO Community Day was originally scheduled for March 15. A new date / window has not yet been announced.

Here’s the full announcement from Niantic:

Niantic has announced that the Paleozoic Pokemon Genesect is on the way to Pokemon GO. The creature will be appearing as part of a Special Research event starting March 20.

Players will be able to purchase a ticket for $7.99, which provides access to the event, the ability to encounter Genesect, and more. Those who prefer to keep their experience free will be able to find Genesect in EX Raids beginning in April.

Below are the full details from Niantic:

Earlier today, Nintendo issued the latest update for Mario Kart Tour. Version 2.0.1. is out now, which addresses a number of different issues.

The following problems have been addressed:

Here are the latest updates for Fire Emblem Heroes:

  • A three-army battle between Leif, Finn and Nanna is about to unfold! Grand Conquests starts Mar. 14, 4 AM PT! Earn Divine Codes (Ephemera 3) and exchange them for Limited-Time Combat Manuals of your favorite Heroes! Tap Events and then Grand Conquests to pre-register!
  • A new map, A Lesson Well Taut, is now available in Tactics Drills: Grandmaster! Check it out in Story Maps to test your skills! (You must complete Book I, Chapter 13 of the main story to take on Grandmaster maps.)

The Paragons of Piety summon showcase is now live in Dragalia Lost, bringing with it the Adventurer in the image above: Templar Hope. Appearance rates are increased for featured adventurers and dragons, such as the 5★ adventurer Tobias and 5★ dragon Ariel, the former of which has new details below as well as a trailer after the break:

  • 5★ adventurer Tobias’s gameplay revolves around his Sacred Blade skill! ・His normal attacks become quicker and get increased range! ・His poison-inflicting Revelation’s Purge skill becomes usable right away! ・His movements get restricted.
  • The Skyborne Spectacle raid event revival, which includes a new difficulty level, started Mar. 11, 11 PM PT! Additions to the event include the new Omega difficulty level and the ability to get wyrmite from blazon summons!
  • The Springtime Spree summon showcase revival started Mar. 11, 11 PM PT! A wind-attuned adventurer upgrade event is also live! See notifications in-game or on the official website for more information.

The action adventure game Genshin Impact is getting a closed beta test for mobile and PC on March 19, 2020. With this news, a new gameplay trailer has been published to give a glimpse of what to expect in the beta test. 

While no beta has been announced for the Switch at this time, the gameplay in the announcement trailer still gives a good idea on what to expect in the Switch build. 

The full trailer is available to view below.

Genshin Impact currently has a tentative release date of Spring 2020 for all systems. 


A new update has arrived for Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp players, bringing the version number up to 3.1.2. This update only seems to bring a minor change to the game, which you can see below in the singular patch note:

  • Changed the app icon.

The Mario Bros. Tour has come to an end, heralding the start of the new Baby Rosalina Tour. Players will return to the storied streets of London (but watch out for the Chain Chomps!) and enjoy twists and turns on courses spread out over 12 cups. A big change has happened with the start of this tour: Now  you can fire off the pipe for free after collecting enough Grand Stars. Once you get a certain number of Grand Stars, you’ll be able to fire off the pipe for free in the same way as you would accept a tour gift. Check out the Baby Rosalina Tour video below:



Here are the latest events coming to Dragalia Lost:

A new update is starting to roll out for Pokemon GO. It should gradually become available in all countries and on both Android and iOS over the course of the day. This update brings the game up to version 0.169.0 on Android and 1.135.0 on iOS. You will need 50MB of free space on Android and 287.5MB of free space on iOS to install it. No official patch notes are available at this point.