In order to celebrate this week’s release of Pokémon Detective Pikachu in theaters, Niantic and The Pokémon Company International have released a handful of movie-inspired in-game activities and content for the mobile sensation that is (or was?) Pokémon GO!.
The following content will be available until May 17th:
- Detective Hat Pikachu Photobomb
- Increased number of encounters with Pokémon Seen in the Movie
- Special Raid Battles and Field Research
- New Avatar Items such as a detective hat with Pikachu ears and a T-shirt featuring the POKÉMON Detective Pikachu logo.
Here’s what J.C. Smith, senior director of consumer marketing at The Pokémon Company International, had to say:
“We’re excited for fans around the world to immerse themselves in the latest Pokémon adventure with POKÉMON Detective Pikachu. We look forward to celebrating the first live-action film with fun new experiences in Pokémon GO.”