Pokémon Go: Seasons Update Adds New Changes & Gen 6 Pokémon

Posted on November 20, 2020 by Nick Moreno

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While developer Niantic, the team responsible for Pokémon Go, has been very quiet on the next major update for its still ongoing and popular augmented reality mobile game, the studio has implemented other features in the time being. As many of us are all aware, were are living in the middle of a global pandemic. But Niantic in the midst of the rise for COVID-19 established Remote Passes allowing users to join raids and other activities from any location.

But this week, Niantic finally surfaced to unveil the Pokémon GO: Seasons – a new way for players to continue playing Pokémon Go and discovering new Pokémon only available through specific means. So as the planet continues to do its part with each seasonal transition, new Pokémon will begin to appear which matches the atmosphere of each seasonal setting.

In addition to that, players can find all Pokémon currently available atop of those that inhabit the Kalos Region. Yes, Pokémon from Gen 6’s Pokémon X & Pokémon Y are finally being added to the game. You can watch the latest Pokémon Go Trailer in the video below:

Most notably for the update is that players can finally expand their Pokédex with another region of Pokémon to uncover. The last batch of new Pokémon were introduced well over a year ago in September 2019 as Niantic welcomed Gen 5 Pokémon from Pokémon Black & Pokémon White. But now with seasons, there are even more Pokémon to find alongside a new region being included.

The new update will also incorporate new Mega Evloutions as well when stumbling upon new raids. The addition for Mega Evolutions were first introduced earlier this summer and Niantic is surely not afraid to continue expanding on the feature. You can read the initial report for that by heading here.

Are you excited for Gen 6 coming to Pokémon Go?

The Pokémon Go: Season update goes live on December 1, 2020; out now for Android and iOS.

Source: Niantic

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