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'Pokemon GO' Latest News & Update: 80 More Pokemon To Be Released This Week; Plus More Exciting Features Announced!

Feb 15, 2017 08:56 AM EST

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In a huge announcement for gamers, "Pokemon GO" team surprised the world with the news of 80 new Pokemon's by the end of this week. This will consist of the characters originating in the Johto region in the Pokemon Gold and Silver video games.

According to "Pokemon GO's" official website, along with the new Pokemon characters, additional elements will also be introduced in the gameplay. Pokemon from the Kanto region will also be able to evolve into Pokemon from Johto region according to the new gameplay. The gamers will face new encounters while catching Pokemon and have to sharpen their skills and be on the lookout for new Pokemon.

New Berries and Poke balls will also be available from the carousels that the players can select directly from the encounter screen. As the new features apply, the players will be able to avail two new berries each time they spin the Photo Disc at PokeStops, namely Nanab Berries and Pinap Berries. A Pokemon can be slowed down when it is offered a Nanab berry, making it easy for the player to catch it, whereas offering a Pinab berry will double the amount of Candy a player is going to get given his next catch attempt is successful.

According to the Business Wire, Niantic Inc., the maker of the "Pokemon GO" game has called this a momentous occasion for the entire team of game developers. The awesome experience for all the fans is going to get even better according to the top management of the "Pokemon" Go team. The new features are also going to attract many new fans for the game is what they believe.

In addition to the features, the users will also be able to customize the appearance of the Pokemon characters by changing the hats, shirts, pants and other items. The additional items will be available at the in-game "Pokemon GO" Shop. The game can be downloaded from the App Store for iOS devices and Google Play Store for android devices.

The "Pokemon GO" game has been a craze ever since its launch. Now with the introduction of new characters and gameplay, it seems there is no stopping the new Pokemon.

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