Pokémon Go’s Team Rocket will come harass you by scorching air balloon now

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Artwork of Team Go Rocket hot air balloons for Pokemon Go

Image: Niantic/The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Go developer Niantic has been teasing a brand new addition to the cell Pokémon game in July, which manifested Tuesday within the type of a scorching air balloon invasion from the game’s unhealthy guys: Team Go Rocket.

For Pokémon Go gamers caught at dwelling throughout quarantine and rural gamers who could not be capable to get to a PokéStop repeatedly, it’s a pleasant perk inline with current additions like free each day rewards, Remote Raid Passes, a each day assured spawn close by, and a decreased reliance on going exterior to play the game.

But it looks like Niantic could have larger aspirations for Team Go Rocket’s new invasions; gamers in Germany have reported seeing a real-life hot air balloon sporting the Team Rocket logo within the sky. Players have additionally data-mined dialogue from the game that hints at Team Rocket leaders Jessie and James, so perhaps there’s extra to this newest addition than simply a chance to battle Team Go Rocket from our properties.

With Pokémon Go Fest coming up maybe we’ll be taught extra about Niantic’s plans for Team Go Rocket quickly. Players will in all probability additionally get one other likelihood to catch a “Summer Style” Pikachu quickly, based mostly on current art work launched by Niantic.