Events in Chicago, Germany and Asia.
By Colin Stevens
Niantic and The Pokemon Company announced the 2019 Pokemon Go Summer Tour, which will take place in America, Europe and Asia.
Pokemon Go Fest: Chicago will be held June 13-16 at Grant Park. After the previous two days, the trainers will be able to acquire a range of Pokémon, interact with concrete instillations and participate in exclusive activities throughout the park of more than 300 acres. Tickets will go on sale via a new Niantic ticket sales system built into the Pokemon Go app later this month. The official website of the event can be found here.
The Pokemon Go Fest: Dortmund will take place from July 4th to 7th in the Westfalenpark in Germany. Last year in Dortmund, where the Pokemon Go Safari Zone event was successful, Niantic was presented as another full-fledged Pokemon Go Fest festival this year. It will allow coaches to explore the cultural history of Dortmund and interact with local attractions by playing Pokemon Go. Tickets will go on sale later this spring and the official event website is available here.
The Pokemon Go Fest in Asia will close the summer tour and the details of this event will be available soon. Trainers who do not participate in events can participate in the special challenges of Pokemon Go and can work to unlock rewards for all trainers. The details of the global challenges of each Pokemon Go Fest will be revealed before the events. Pokemon Go community days will also be organized throughout the summer.
"Last year's Pokemon Go Summer Tour brought together hundreds of thousands of trainers at real events around the world, giving us truly unforgettable moments and stories," said John Hanke, CEO of Niantic. "This summer, we are looking to continue to build on this success and to create even more ways for trainers to enjoy and interact with these incredible parks and cities and build lasting friendships throughout their journey of encountering Pokemon in the real world ". "
Last year, the Pokemon Go Fest attracted more than 21,000 attendees, including over 180,000 in the surrounding Chicago area, while avoiding many of the issues that affected the 2017 Pokemon Go Fest. refunds for all participants, and a payment of $ 1.6 million to reimburse those who spent large amounts of money to attend the event. Although this event also took place at Grant Park, this year's festivities will have the success of last year.
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Colin Stevens is a news writer for IGN. Follow on Twitter.