Apr8

Ticketed event to be held in Okinawa for collaboration between Pokémon GO and Pokémon Air Adventures

Niantic has announced that a real-life ticketed event will be held in Okinawa, Japan, in addition to the global collaboration event. This event will be held on May 7th and May 8th, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on both days. Unlike the global collaboration event, all players must have a ticket to receive event bonuses. These bonuses will not be active without a ticket even if the Trainer is in Okinawa, Japan.
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Apr7

April Community Day meetups to be held in select countries and cities

After the success of the Community Day meetups in March featuring Sandshrew and Alolan Sandshrew, Niantic has announced that the Pokémon GO April Community Day featuring Stufful, will also feature Community Day meetups. To celebrate Earth Day, Niantic will also be working with a non-profit partner to plant a tree for every Trainer who adventures 5 km on Stufful Community Day (up to US$100,000).
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Apr7

Additional details revealed for the Pokémon GO Safari Zone: Seville event

Niantic has revealed more details on the Pokémon GO Safari Zone: Seville event, which is being held from May 13th to 15th, in Parque del Alamillo, Seville, Spain. Alongside information about specific activities and Pokémon that will be available at this in-person live event, it's also been announced that individual Trainers will only be allowed to purchase tickets for one day of the three-day event.
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Apr6

St. Baldrick’s Foundation challenges Twitch streamers to catch a million Pokémon to support childhood cancer research

Between April 24th to May 1st, a collective of Pokémon Twitch streamers are hoping to raise $100,000 by collectively catching 1 million Pokémon. The Catch a Million to Conquer Kids’ Cancer marathon is being held in support of St. Baldrick’s Foundation, an organisation that is commited to funding childhood cancer research worldwide. Any and all streamers, big or small, with any appreciation whatsoever for Pokémon, are invited to participate in the Catch a Million event. Viewers will also be able to participate directly in a special Twitch Plays race.
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Mar8

Seville plays host to Spain's first-ever Pokémon GO Safari Zone on May 13th-15th

Niantic has announced a new Pokémon GO Safari Zone event, to be held in Seville, Spain at Parque del Alamillo. Participating Trainers will be able to encounter a plethora of Pokémon that embody the spirit of Seville's fabled founder: Hercules. The event will be held from May 13th to 15th. This event will be the first-ever Safari Zone event in Spain. As shown in the promotional artwork, Tauros, Miltank, Unown E, Solrock, Corphish, and Deino will be featured during the event.
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Feb28

Receive Oak's Letter to encounter Shaymin in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

A new Mystery Gift event for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl was revealed in the Pokémon Presents livestream broadcast on February 27th. From now to March 27th at 7:59 a.m. (PDT), an item called Oak's Letter will be distributed. As with the event-exclusive key item of the same name that was distributed in a wi-fi event for Pokémon Platinum in 2009, after receiving Oak's Letter, players can use it to start an in-game event that will allow them to encounter the Mythical Pokémon Shaymin.
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Feb24

Pokémon's Official Japanese Twitter confirms 14 minute Pokémon Presents for Pokémon Day

The official Japanese language Twitter account for The Pokémon Company has confirmed that a Pokémon Presents video will premiere on the official Pokémon YouTube channel this Pokémon Day, February 27th, at 11pm JST (6am PST). The video will be approximately 14 minutes in length. The tweet states the video will deliver "the latest information", however it stops short of giving any specifics about what kinds of announcements we can expect.
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Feb22

Pokémon GO's Air Adventures collaboration finally gets off the ground this March; global collaboration event to come in May

The long delayed Pokémon GO collaboration to commemorate the launch of Pokémon Air Adventures has finally been rescheduled, and will now be taking off from March. The event was originally scheduled to start from July 22nd, 2021, but was postponed due to the then ongoing increase in COVID-19 cases in Japan, and around the world. In addition to special Wild Pokémon encounters and PokéStops in Okinawa, Japan, trainer's worldwide will be able to participate in a global collaboration event in May.
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Feb22

Final evolutions of the Kanto region's First Partner Pokémon to appear in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Shield

The Gigantamax forms of the final evolutions of the First Partner Pokémon of the Kanto region, Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise, will be appearing more frequently in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield through February 28, 2022 at 8:59 JST. Trainers will receive Max Mushrooms when they defeat or capture the Pokémon. This...
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Feb19

Seville, Spain to play host to the first Pokémon GO Safari Zone for 2022 on May 13th-15th

Niantic has announced that the first Pokémon GO Safari Zone event for 2022 will be held in Seville, Spain, at the Parque del Alamillo from May 13th to 15th. In addition to the wide variety of Pokémon that will be appearing in the wild for trainers, Trainers who are physically present to participate in the event will be able to complete exclusive Special Research. Tickets to the event, along with more information on the specific bonuses available, are expected to be released in the near future.
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