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Pokémon Go PvP battles coming later this year

PvP battles in Pokémon Go for the end of the year: prepare to fight with your friends

Two years after its launch and despite those who said it had failed just a few months later, Pokemon go It remains one of the most popular games on mobile devices and one of the top earners. The development of Niantic he’s still alive and well, getting new mechanics from time to time. For example, very recently the exchanges of creatures between players were implemented, one of the two basic pillars of the saga.

And what is the second pillar? The PvP fighting (of English Player vs Player Player vs Player). This second leg is not yet available in Pokemon go, but there is not so much left to do so. And it is that in an interview, Anne Beuttenmüller- product marketing manager at Niantic – has said that this mode is currently being worked on, that it is the next thing that Niantic wants to add and that it should be available by the end of the year.

Social contact: the key to Pokémon and Pokémon Go

In the same interview, it was established that social contact is one of the keys to Pokémon Go. It is normal that this is the case, since this is the case in the main saga. You only have to look at the Link cable that allowed you to exchange Pokémon and fight on the old Game Boy, designed precisely to connect people. With this in mind, Niantic is also very clear about what they want continue to improve the Pokémon trading system, so it is possible that this too will continue to receive news in the coming months before the launch of PvP battles.

Missing, yes, an exact date. End of 2018 can be interpreted as any time in October, November or December of this year. Therefore, we will have to be attentive to official statements by the company. But what is clear is that Pokémon Go is still very much alive even two years after its release. Events, mechanics, new generations … There is a lot of rope ahead to continue squeezing the goose that lays the golden eggs, and Niantic’s plans remain established in the long term.