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As a way of celebrating the upcoming launch of New Pokemon Snap, a special event will be held in Pokemon GO. Players will have an opportunity to more frequently encounter Pokemon from the Lental region in the wild and in raids. That’s on top of a new avatar item, sticker, and the debut of Shiny Smeargle.

Below are the full event details:

Last week, Nintendo and Niantic announced a brand new app centered around Pikmin. First details have since emerged thanks to a beta being held in Singapore.

Below are the relevant details, courtesy of VGC:

Nintendo decided to drop some fairly big news on a random Monday evening this past week. It was announced that in collaboration with Pokemon GO developer Niantic, a new app is in development featuring Pikmin. Not much is known at present, but Nintendo said that the project will offer “gameplay activities designed to encourage walking and make the activity more enjoyable.” It’s also confirmed for a 2021 release.

Based on Nintendo’s announcement, it sounds like Pikmin could be just the start of future projects with Niantic. The press release mentioned “apps” (meaning more than one) and “Nintendo’s beloved characters”. You can catch up on the full announcement here if you missed it.

Let’s assume that Nintendo and Niantic are indeed collaborating beyond Pikmin. What other franchises from the Big N would you like to see Niantic tackle? Let us know in the comments below.

Niantic has outlined the various events planned for Pokemon GO throughout April. Players can look forward to Spring into Spring, Rivals’ Week, Sustainability Week, and Friendship Day. That’s on top of other regulars like Community Day.

Here’s the full rundown: 

Snivy will be featured as the next Pokemon for Pokemon GO Community Day in April, Niantic has announced. The event will be held on April 11.

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Nintendo and Niantic – the developer of Pokemon GO – have just announced the establishment of a new partnership. The two companies are collaborating “to jointly develop apps that combine Niantic’s real-world AR technology with Nintendo’s beloved characters,” according to today’s press release.

First up on the docket is a new app based on Pikmin, “with gameplay activities designed to encourage walking and make the activity more enjoyable.” It is being made by Niantic Tokyo Studio.

The new Pikmin app will launch later in 2021. A pre-registration website can be found here.

Here’s the full announcement:

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With only a few days remaining in February, Niantic has offered up a look at what it has in store for Pokemon GO throughout March. Players can look forward to Team GO Rocket Special Research, Fletchling Community Day, and much more.

Here’s the full rundown:

Niantic has revealed a new Season of Legends event for Pokemon GO. It will be highlighted by the debuts of Therian Forme Tornadus, Therian Forme Thundurus, and Therian Forme Landorus. Niantic is also teasing other Legendary Pokemon as well.

Here’s a full rundown of Season of Legends:

Today, Niantic announced that Fletchling will be featured as the next Pokemon for Pokemon GO Community Day. Look for the event to be held on March 6.

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Niantic has shared details on the upcoming Lunar New Year event in Pokemon GO. It will feature various red Pokemon, lucky bonuses, and Timed Research featuring Tauros to tie in with the Year of the Ox. Additionally, Gyarados will be able to Mega Evolve for the first time in the mobile game.

Here’s the full rundown on the Lunar New Year event: