Pokemon GO Fest 2022 finale occasion will handle participant disappointment over shiny luck
The 2022 Pokemon Go Fest finale occasion will go some option to addressing participant disappointment over unhealthy shiny luck throughout the first Global Go Fest weekend, Niantic has mentioned.
Trainers all over the world expressed their frustration at what they felt was a too low encounter rate for shiny Pokemon over the 2-day particular occasion – which price $15 to entry – with many gamers reporting significantly better hauls at earlier festivals and group days.
2022’s Global Go Fest was additionally tormented by a bug that made Pokemon drawn to Incense seem on the map after they had already despawned, additional exacerbating the issues for shiny-hunting gamers.
“I don’t think we underestimated how interested players are in shiny Pokemon,” Michael Steranka, Director of Live Product for Pokemon Go, informed VG247 at a current Q&A occasion.
“When we created the design for the complete Go Fest expertise, we wished to maintain all 3 stay occasion days in thoughts. So the only ticket that gamers bought not solely bought them the primary 2 world weekend days earlier this month, nevertheless it was additionally inclusive of the finale occasion coming on the finish of August.
“We have some great surprises in store for players at the finale, and we do think that players are going to leave this summer feeling like they had an incredible Go Fest all things considered – including those who might have been a little disappointed with their shiny luck from the first weekend.”
The finale shall be held on Saturday, August 27, and is included within the value of the unique $15 Global Go Fest ticket with standalone tickets additionally accessible for $10.99.
Niantic can be internet hosting 3 in-person Pokemon Go Fest occasions this summer time, which is able to introduce 3 new Ultra Beasts: Buzzwole in Seattle, Xurkitree in Sapporo and Pheromosa in Berlin.
These highly effective Extradimensional Pokemon will solely be accessible at these real-world occasions initially, however will change into accessible to all gamers in some unspecified time in the future later within the Go season. While it has not been formally confirmed that the Ultra Beasts will make an look on the Global Go Fest finale, it might match the timeline.
“We’re looking to announce more about the finale at a later date, but needless to say we’re looking at that event to be the culmination of the entire season of Go,” Steranka went on to say.
“We want that to be a very positive moment for players and something that they’ll be able to remember this summer fondly with. We also typically use the finale events for our seasons as a nice jump-off point for the next season that will begin afterwards. So more to reveal at a later date, but those are some things you can look to expect at the finale this year.”
For extra on the right way to change into a grasp coach, try the present Pokemon Go Egg Chart, in addition to this month’s Field Research quest rewards.