A new Pokemon Go event looks set to be launched this month
Niantic have been on a roll with their recent launches of new Pokemon Go events, and it appears that June could prove another bumper month.
Recent timed-events have given fans the chance to earn extra exp and and fill their Pokedexes with missing Pocket Monsters.
Reports earlier this week indicated that something was being planned for this month, although what it was remained a mystery.
Online sources had confirmed that if not this week, next week would contain an announcement for fans of the hit Android and iOS title.
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And now those reports appear to have been proven true, with the latest Pokemon Go news suggesting a special event is set for release.
It appears a new Pokemon Go Fire and Ice event event will be launching the week of E3 2017, with a set running time of June 13 9pm BST to June 20 9pm BEST, 2017.
The Pokemon Go update bonuses will allegedly revolve around Nice, Great, and Excellent Throws, as well as Curveballs and First Throws.
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This means fans can pump up their EXP levels simply by catching normal wild Pocket Monster. There of course will be an increase in both Fire and Ice types during the event.
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Another bonus is connected to discovering new sights while hatching eggs, this action will apparently give you a big exp bonus too.
As usual, it’s worth taking this latest report with a grain of salt as it could be a special mock-up, with a full statement on the new event having reached the internet today.
“With summer quickly approaching in the Northern Hemisphere and winter approaching in the Southern Hemisphere, we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate the upcoming solstices than with a Fire-type and Ice-type Pokémon GO event,” the leaked statement reads.
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“From 1:00 P.M. PDT on June 13 to 1:00 P.M. PDT on June 20, 2017, Trainers around the world will discover more Charmander, Cyndaquil, Growlithe, Houndour, Ponyta, Swinub, Vulpix, and their Evolutions.
“You’ll also want to keep an eye out for Sneasel, Magmar, Cloyster, and other Fire types and Ice types!
“It’s time to perfect your Poké Ball throws, Trainers! Throughout the event, you’ll receive huge XP bonuses for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice, Great, and Excellent Throws, as well as Curveballs and First Throws.
“Additionally, as you walk around your neighborhoods or discover new sights, you’ll earn even more XP for hatching Eggs.
“To help you take advantage of these awesome XP bonuses, Lucky Eggs will be 50% off in the in-game shop.”