New Pokemon GO Update Announced – Pokemon Day Event Detailed
Niantic has announced its Pokemon Day event along with a new update to the game, pushing the iOS version to 1.27.3 and Android one to 0.57.3.
Pokemon Day Gives Everyone a Chance to Catch a Festive Pikachu - Go Out There Now!
Before we dive into the Pokemon Day event details itself, let's talk about the upcoming update to the game. In case you are wondering: it doesn't bring anything new to the table and instead focuses on improving the performance of the game as well as fix some bugs that might be annoying some people. With that out of the way, let's dive into the main attraction itself that has been announced by Niantic.
Did you know February 27 is Pokémon Day? We’ve teamed up with our friends at The Pokémon Company International for their annual celebration of all things Pokémon, and we have a special treat for you this Pokémon Day! From February 26 at 1:00 P.M. PST to March 6 at 1:00 P.M. PST, special Pikachu appearing all over the world will be celebrating Pokémon Day by wearing festive party hats. These special Pikachu will keep their party hats forever, but they can only be found during this limited-time celebration, so make sure to keep an eye out for them as you explore!
We want to see how you’re celebrating this Pokémon Day. Use the Pokémon GO AR Camera to take pictures of the special Pikachu you encounter and share them using #PokemonDay.
So, with February 27 being Pokemon Day, players will be pleased to learn that they can catch a rare Pikachu between February 26 and March 6. Said Pikachu will be wearing festive party hats and makes up for a great addition to your collection of Pokemon. But remember, since this is an extremely limited time offer therefore don't hesitate at all to catch the rare Pikachu. And while you are at it, make sure you snap a photo of it in the wild too.
Pokemon GO is available to download from the App Store and Google Play absolutely free. You can tap on the links below to go straight to their download pages.
The new update to the game will be available to download for everyone soon as it is in the process of being rolled out as we speak. Meanwhile, get out there and catch some Pokemon!