First Pokemon Go Community Day Of 2020 Gets Dated

The monthly event returns on January 19.

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Now that Pokemon Go's final Community Day of 2019 has come and gone, Niantic has announced the first details for the game's next monthly event. In a new post on the Pokemon Go website, the developer reveals the date of January's Community Day, which is set for Sunday, January 19.

As usual, next month's Community Day will run for three hours, from 11 AM to 2 PM local time. Beyond that, however, Niantic hasn't shared any further details about the event, so it remains to be seen what the featured Pokemon will be next month and what other Community Day bonuses will be available.

That isn't the only thing the new year will bring to Pokemon Go. Niantic has also unveiled a new Buddy Adventure feature for the game, which will roll out globally by 2020. Once the feature is live, you'll be able to play and increase your friendship level with your Buddy Pokemon, which will cut back on the distance it takes for it to find Candy and unlock perks like a CP boost during battles.

While January's Community Day is still a few weeks away, there are plenty of events still lined up for Pokemon Go this month. This week, the Gen 5 Legendary Virizion is making its debut in the game. You'll be able to encounter Grassland Pokemon in five-star Raids until January 7. The fan-favorite Legendaries Ho-Oh and Lugia will also return for a special Raid weekend from December 20-23.

Finally, Pokemon Go's annual holiday event kicks off on December 24. This year, you'll have a chance to encounter holiday versions of Pichu, Pikachu, Raichu, and Stantler in the wild and Raids. The Gen 5 Ice Pokemon Cryogonal and Cubchoo will also make their debut, and you'll have your first chance to encounter a Shiny Snover. You can read more about this year's holiday event on the official Pokemon Go website.

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