Roughly round 20,000 trainers all over the world attended the primary annual Pokemon GO Competition at Grant Park in Chicago. This event was set to be a good time for everybody the place gamers noticed the unlocking of the very first legendary Pokemon. However issues didn’t go in response to plan for Pokemon GO creators, Niantic. Hundreds of users on the competition began to note that they couldn’t log into the sport because of community points.
When John Hanke, CEO of Niantic took to the stage, the group set free a loud boo to know their frustration of the competition and their unhappiness of not with the ability to play the sport.
Niantic has launched a statement apologizing to followers that have been in attendance.
At this time at Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago, technical points created issues for numerous gamers attending the event. From everybody at Niantic, we apologize to all the Trainers who got here out to Pokémon GO Fest at present. Though we have been in a position to remedy lots of the technical points, we weren’t in a position to provide each attendee a fantastic experience.
Niantic has promised that it’ll be issuing refunds for attendees together with $100 in PokeCoins, and a “Special Pokemon.”
- All registered attendees will quickly obtain an e mail with directions on the right way to obtain a full refund for the price of their ticket. These directions will likely be despatched to the e-mail addresses related together with your Pokémon GO account.
- All registered attendees will obtain $100 in PokéCoins of their Pokémon GO account.
- Particular Pokémon, Eggs, and check-in PokéStops showing throughout Pokémon GO Fest have had their vary elevated to a two mile radius surrounding Grant Park by means of Monday morning, July 24. These Pokémon and Eggs will only be seen to Pokémon GO Fest attendees who validated the QR code they acquired once they entered Pokémon GO Fest. Attendees who have been unable to validate their QR code through the event can achieve this by means of the particular PokéStops by means of Monday morning.
- All registered attendees could have the Legendary Pokémon, Lugia, added to their account.
At the moment, trainers all over the world are in a position to take part in raids that’ll permit them to catch the legendary Pokemon reminiscent of Lugia and Articuno.