Pokemon Go trading added to game
In just a few short weeks of existence, Niantic Labs’ mobile game Pokémon Go has captured the nation’s imagination and sent thousands of gamers flocking outdoors in search of elusive, virtual creatures. It mines a deep well of nostalgia created by Nintendo’s long-running series of Pokémon video games, though it lacks some of those originals’ capabilities. For one thing, Pokémon Go players are unable to trade with others … for now.
At this weekend’s San Diego Comic Con, Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke said trading capability is “at the top of our priority list,” though he did not list a specific timeframe for such an update.
Hanke did add that the company plans to keep Pokémon Go running for years and that they plan on continuing to invest in it — which is maybe bad news for Rihanna. The singer told her fans during a concert this weekend, “I don’t want to see you texting your boyfriends or your girlfriends. I don’t want to see you catching any Pokémons up in this bitch!”