Pokemon Go: More Pokemon Are Coming; Reveal Slated for Monday

Tune in on Monday, December 12 to learn more.


Following a leak from coffee chain Starbucks, The Pokemon Company today officially confirmed that more creatures are coming to Pokemon Go. The publisher and developer Niantic will reveal all the details about them this coming Monday, December 12.

Data miners recently uncovered that Pokemon Go holds files for Johto region (Pokemon Gold and Silver) monsters deep within its code, despite them not being available in the wild right now. It remains to be seen whether these new Pokemon are indeed those 100 Generation 2 critters.

The Starbucks promotion turns the majority of the chain's coffee shops in the US into PokeStops or Pokemon Gyms. There will also be a special Pokemon-themed frappuccino available.

Niantic confirmed a long time ago that another way the free game makes money is through partnerships with retail companies. In addition to Starbucks, Niantic is working with McDonald's.

The most recent monster to be added to Pokemon Go was Ditto, and the game's Nearby feature has finally returned in the last two weeks. We also know there is a connection between Pokemon Sun and Moon and Pokemon Go in the works. F

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