There is plenty of news surrounding the wildly popular Pokémon Go game. From teaming up with Sprint to a special promotion at Starbucks, those are just a couple of newsworthy items, including new monsters, that players can look forward to soon.
Head to Sprint
Pretty quick you will be able to head to a Sprint location that will be deemed a PokéStop or Gym. According to Niantic:
…we are thrilled to announce that we are working with Sprint to create a special Pokémon GO experience at over 10,500 Sprint locations around the United States. As part of this collaboration, Sprint, Boost Mobile and Sprint at Radioshack stores will become PokéStops and Gyms, giving you even more places to stock up on Poké Balls and Razz Berries and to battle your friends.- Niantic Pokemon Go Blog
Wake up with Starbucks
Starbucks is expected to join in the Pokémon Go craze with a special promotion and new drink especially for Trainers. Beginning on Dec. 8, players will be able to unlock a Pokémon Go Frappuccino blended beverage.
Update your version
If you have not already done so, be sure to update your Pokémon Go app. Yesterday, Dec. 6, version 1.19.1 was released for iOS and includes the following:
- Ability to transfer multiple Pokémon at once to Professor Willow
- Pokémon type icons were added to the Gym battle screens
- Buddy Pokémon Candy count was added to the buddy information screen
- Kilometer count was added to show how far each Pokémon has walked
Prepare for new monsters
It has been reported that up to 100 new monsters are expected as soon as next week. Here is a quote from Niantic shared by 9to5Mac:
While we cannot share all the details yet, keep an eye out on our social media channels on December 12th for details about the first addition of more Pokémon into Pokémon GO.- 9to5Mac
In this short video you can take a peek at for Pokémon Go on iPhone. Just click here if you cannot view it:
If you still have not joined in the fun experience of Pokémon Go, the game is designed for both iPhone and iPad and available for free on the App Store. There are in-app purchase options for PokéCoins to help you through the game.
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