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Pokémon Go Fest July 2021 MEGPlay

Pokémon Go Fest is back this July; expected to be more exciting this 2021

One of Pokémon Go’s most iconic events is back, and it is expecting to bring people all around the world together.

The global event, also known as Pokémon Go Fest, will be happening this coming 17th and 18th July 2021.

Pokémon Go Fest last year was virtual
Pokémon Go Fest 2020 was also held virtually due to the global pandemic.

Pokémon Go Fest will be virtual this 2021

Similar to last year year, Pokémon Go Fest will take place virtually due to the global pandemic, according to game developer Niantic.

Prior to last year, Pokémon Go Fest events were in-person events garnering crowds of thousands across the globe.

Despite it not being an in-person event, the upcoming fest promises something very noteworthy, as this year marks the 25th anniversary of Pokémon, and the 5th anniversary of Pokémon Go.

Pokémon Go Fest crowd
At a previous year’s Pokémon Go Fest event.

Last year’s Pokémon Go Fest was a “huge success”

According to Niantic, last year’s online-only Pokémon Go Fest was a “huge success”, with “a record number of millions of trainers” from 124 countries catching nearly a billion Pokémon in total.

The company also added that players walked nearly 15 Kilometres each on average.

Mary Joy
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