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Missed your chance to get a Shiny Meltan in Pokemon GO earlier this year? Don’t worry, you’ll get another chance soon. Nintendo announced today that as part of some Golden Week celebrations in Japan, it will once again be possible to encounter a Shiny Meltan in Pokemon GO. Just like last time, the Mystery Boxes that spawn Meltan will once again only have a 3-day cooldown during the event. The event will last from April 24, 8 PM UTC till May 5, 8 PM UTC.

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Niantic has announced that Torchic will be the next Pokemon featured for the latest Pokemon GO Community Day. The event itself will be held on May 19.

Similar to previous Community Days, Torchic will have an unspecified exclusive move for the event. Other bonuses include 3x catch Stardust and 3-hour Lures.

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Niantic is bringing back its Eggstravaganza for another year. Beginning on April 16, Pokemon such as Pichu, Smoochum, and Magby will be available in 2 km Eggs. Other activities include Egg-focused Field Research and more.

Here’s the full rundown of the event:

Niantic has announced two new features for Pokemon GO. The first is Lucky Friends, which ultimately gives players an opportunity to have Lucky Pokemon after trading with another player. Avatar poses are also on the way for more customization.

Here’s the full rundown:

A Special Raid Week is coming to Pokemon GO, Niantic has announced. Starting April 15, Latios will be appearing in Raid Battles. Those who are particularly lucky may encounter Shiny Latios.

The Special Raid Week in Pokemon GO will conclude on April 22.

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Niantic has announced that it will be holding more events throughout the summer for Pokemon GO. As part of this, Pokemon GO Fest will be held in Chicago, Dortmund, and Asia. Safari Zone events will also be held in the second part of 2019.

Outside of summer events, Pokemon GO Community Days will continue. Upcoming events include May 19, June 8, July 21, and August 3.

Pokemon GO has reached an estimated $2.5 billion in player spending, Sensor Tower reports. The mobile game has earned another $700 million since hitting $1.8 billion for its second anniversary last July. That means there’s been an average of close to $78 million per month spent since then.

Sensor Tower adds that Pokemon GO grossed roughly $205 million during the first quarter of 2019 for an average of about $2.3 million per day. This was a year-over-year increase of 40% from the close to $147 million spent by players during Q1 2018. Furthermore, the average spent in Pokemon GO each day since launch is nearly $4 million.

Niantic has announced a new Bug Out event for Pokemon GO, which will kick off next week.

While the event is live, Bug-type Pokemon will appear more frequently in the wild, Incense will last twice as long, and more Pokemon will appear when using Incense. Additionally, limited-time Bug-type Pokemon Field Research will be available.

Pokemon GO is hosting the Bug Out event between April 2 and April 9.

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Niantic has announced that Bagon will be the next Pokemon featured for the latest Pokemon GO Community Day. The event itself will be held on April 13.

Just like in the past, Bagon will have an unspecified exclusive move for the event. Other bonuses include 3x catch XP and 3-hour Lures.

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Players will soon be able to take on Giratina once again in Pokemon GO. There are two separate parts to the event.

Starting on Mach 28 and lasting until April 2, Giratina will be appearing in its Altered Forme. Once the end date arrives, Giratina will switch over to its Origin Forme. It all concludes on April 29.

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