After final yr’s less-than-stellar Pokemon GO Fest, Niantic is placing its greatest foot ahead.
Pokemon GO could also be a profitable sport, however sadly that didn’t translate right into a profitable occasion when Niantic hosted the Pokemon GO Fest final yr. The excellent news is Niantic appears to have discovered from its missteps, and intends to strive once more with Pokemon GO Fest 2018.
The brand new pageant shall be a two-day occasion at Chicago’s Lincoln Park. As reported by Eurogamer, the pageant will characteristic Pokemon GO’s gameplay, bodily installations, unique actions, and the looks of uncommon Pokemon. Tickets shall be obtainable for $20.
“After getting off to a bumpy begin in Chicago final yr, we hosted numerous record-setting occasions in Japan, Korea, and cities throughout Europe with attendance that ranged from tens of hundreds to greater than two million,” Niantic head John Hanke mentioned. “We’re excited to to be returning to Chicago for our US occasion. It can happen in Lincoln Park and can characteristic in-game actions within the park and all through town in addition to linked gameplay occasions around the globe.”
Pokemon Go Fest gained’t simply be based mostly in Chicago – related occasions shall be held in Dortmund, Germany and Yokosuka, Japan on different dates. Particulars are presently solely obtainable for the Dortmund pageant, dubbed “Pokemon GO Safari Zone”. Not like the Chicago occasion, Dortmund’s shall be free.
Pokemon GO Fest 2018 will kick off in Dortmund from June 30 to July 1, adopted by Chicago from July 14-15.