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Niantic dumped a whole bunch of news for Pokemon GO today including a look at a new Evolution preview feature, Season of Mischief with Hoopa, and more.

First up, let’s talk about the Evolution preview feature in Pokemon GO. Niantic will soon make it possible to get a glimpse at your Pokemon’s post-Evolution CP before it’s actually evolved. The screen will show the current Pokemon and its CP, the Pokemon’s Evolution and its new CP, and the leagues the Evolved Pokemon would qualify for. The functionality should be going live in September.

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Pokemon GO players have voiced some concerns about the game in recent weeks, and more specifically, changes to the set radius. It wasn’t too long ago that Niantic was set on pulling back on how far players could interact with PokeStops and POI. Originally, things changed things up due to the coronavirus pandemic. But some since restrictions on entering public places have been lifted in recent months, Niatic was ready to change the official Pokemon GO radius back to 40 meters.

It turns out that will no longer be happening. On social media, it was announced that 80 meters will be the base interaction radius for PokeStops and Gyms around the world.

September is fast approaching, and Niantic has now given a heads up about the next Community Day. Oshawott will be featured in the mobile game next month, it’s been announced. The event will take place on September 19.

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Recently, Niantic issued a change in Pokemon GO reducing the radius that players could interact with Pokestops and POI. This was something that was implemented due to COVID-19 safety concerns and is now being rolled back as many people are able to re-enter public spaces. 

However, the Pokemon GO community felt that having a larger Pokestop/POI interaction radius greatly benefitted the game (not only in the gameplay, but also for safety/accessibility reasons) and pushed back against its removal with an open letter to Niantic. This letter talked about what the extended Pokestop radius meant to the community and how it improved many players’ experiences.

Pokemon GO Galar region Pokemon

Niantic has announced that new creatures from Pokemon Sword/Shield will soon be added to Pokemon GO. Zacian and Zamazenta will be appearing in their Hero of Many Battles forms, and we’ll also be seeing Skwovet, Greedent, Wooloo, Dubwool, and Falinks. Players may also encounter a Shiny Galarian Meowth, a Shiny Galarian Farfetch’d, a Shiny Galarian Weezing, or a Shiny Galarian Stunfisk if they’re lucky enough.

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August is almost here, and that means there’ll be plenty of new activities to find in Pokemon GO. Niantic is planning another Community Day, Ultra Unlocks, GO Battle Night, and more.

Here’s the full rundown of August events in Pokemon GO:

Eevee will be featured as the next Pokemon for Pokemon GO Community Day, Niantic has announced. The event will be held worldwide on August 14 and August 15.

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During Pokemon GO Fest 2021, players completed all 24 challenges in the Global Challenge Arena. That means Ultra Unlock bonuses are in store.

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Pokemon GO doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. As the game celebrates its fifth anniversary, global spending has surpassed $5 billion.

Sensor Tower also provides the following information:

Pokemon GO is turning five years old, and to celebrate, the mobile game is holding a special event. It begins tomorrow, July 6.

There’s a lot that’s new here such as a new Flying Pikachu and Shiny Darumaka, not to mention Shiny Meltan making a comeback. You can find the full event details below. 

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