Pokemon GO creators promise to add PvP mode by the end of the year

Pokemon GO creators promise to add PvP mode by the end of the year
Pokemon GO's player base shrunk in the last several months since developer Niantic didn't add too many major gameplay features, but the release of Fortnite and PUBG Mobile also took away some of its audience.

However, Niantic is determined to win back some of the players it lost lately with the addition of the long-awaited PvP battles. Anne Beuttenm├╝ller, Niantic's head of marketing for the EMEA region, recently said that the studio plans to add player versus mode to Pokemon GO by the end of the year.

Other changes that Niantic plans to implement in the coming months include some tweaks to the in-game friendship and trading features that have been added in the game two months ago.

Although we don't know for sure when exactly the PvP battles will arrive for Pokemon GO players, at least Niantic confirmed that it's working on the feature and that it's likely to go live towards the end of the year.

source: Variety



1. civicsr2cool

Posts: 277; Member since: Oct 19, 2016

over two years two late.

2. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

If this were there from Day 1, this game would've still been trending big time.

3. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1109; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

I don't think PvP would've saved it. Trading earlier on would've helped the game. however the game still remains popular, just not Summer of 2016 popular

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