PokéNews (July 28): Pokémon Sword and Shield / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: participation prize now live for the latest Online Competition in Pokémon Sword and Shield, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?

Pokémon Sword and Shield

Now that the latest Online Competition for Pokémon Sword and Shield is over, there’s a participation prize waiting those who took part (50BP). To get it, you first need to select VS, then Battle Stadium, and check your ranking. Once you’re done, head to the Mystery Gift menu and select Get Battle Stadium Rewards!

Source: Serebii

Pokémon GO

The Pokémon GO Fest 2020 took place last weekend, and for the first time ever, was a truly global event. As usual, Niantic have shared their usual post-event recap, starting with some juicy stats:

  • Trainers caught nearly 1 billion Pokémon.
  • Trainers defeated over 58 million Team GO Rocket members.
  • Trainers sent 55 million Gifts.
  • Trainers on average walked nearly 15 kilometers each.

You can find more details about the events (complete with some pictures and even a mosaic), on this page!

Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?

Here’s the preview for the next episode of Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?, airing this Sunday (August 2nd) in Japan:



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