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