Pokemon Go Getting Gen 2 Soon

It seems that the generation 2 Pokemon could be coming to Pokemon Go soon. The game’s latest Android patch has been datamined by TheSilphRoad, and quite a bit of information has come out. The move Transform is now in the game. The move is a quick move, and does not require charging. The datamine also revealed new code for a gym lockout, or anti-sniping, has appeared.

However the biggest news is by far the addition of the new Pokemon. The announcement by Silph Road reads:

  • Pokedex #152 (Chikorita) to #251 (Celebi)
  • Moveset data has not appeared for the 100 new species, and a client-side update (e.g. v0.45.1) will be required for them to begin appearing in-game

It seems that generation 2 will finallt be coming, but is it too late? I feel that the playerbase may have dwindled down a bit too much to create the player spike Niantic are looking for. What are your thoughts? Do you still play Pokemon Go? Let us know in the comments.

Ben Robinson

I’ve loved video games for as long as I can remember. Recently found a love for reporting video game news and decided to start Games Bulletin, and have been enjoying every step of the journey. Also an avid anime fan and wannabe foodie.

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