'Pokemon Go' December Update May Include Trading System And New Monsters

By Shor M - 30 Nov '16 04:00AM
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  • (Photo : Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images) TOKYO, JAPAN - JULY 22: A man plays Pokemon Go game on a smartphone on July 22, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. The Japanese version of the game app Pokemon Go was released on July 22, 2016. Japan McDonalds' 3,000 restaurants in Japan will be turned into Pokemon gyms in collaboration with the fast-food chain.

It has been a while since “Pokemon Go” literally made the world go wild over finding fictional monsters in all corners of the world. With the hype going down and the fad almost becoming history, “Pokemon Go” might just make an epic comeback this winter.

It has been reported that the said game application is planned to release a new update this December. And rumor has it that the said update will include a trading system that players have been longing for. Aside from that, it seems like the streets will be packed again as the update might just add new Pokemon monsters.

John Hanke, the CEO of Niantic has said during the announcement of the update will be a large patch. With this alone, he could be implying that the patch will include a hundred new monsters for people to find and catch. With Ditto recently released, there are hopes that they will release Mew, Mewtwo, and other legendary monsters in the upcoming update as well.

Aside from the two aforementioned updates, it has been reported that it will also include a PVP battle mode just like how it was in the Pokemon world. It has also been said that players will now have the opportunity to raise Pokemon just like how it is with managing a Tamagochi, a virtual pocket monster that was popular in the old days.

Though the speculations of the update are going viral as players are getting excited, Niantic Inc. has yet to make an official announcement confirming what the upcoming update consists of. Hanke only confirmed that new features are indeed to be expected soon.

Pokemon Go” is a location-based augmented reality game application created by Niantic for mobile devices. Since its release in July 2016, the mobile application has already been downloaded more than 500 million times worldwide. With this, it has become a global phenomenon and the most used and profitable mobile application in 2016.

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