Niantic confirms that Pokémon GO trading and PvP battles are still “on the roadmap”

Trading and PvP battles are still on the cards for Pokémon GO. Niantic global product marketing lead Archit Bhargava explained that the team is always considering new features and how to prioritize them. "Trading was mentioned in the initial launch of the game, so that is definitely something that we want to get to at … Continue reading Niantic confirms that Pokémon GO trading and PvP battles are still “on the roadmap”

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Niantic CEO John Hanke reflects on Pokémon GO’s first year and what’s next, including trading and player-versus-player combat

There’s still a considerable amount of content missing from Pokémon GO - most notably player-versus-player combat and the ability to trade pokémon, both features developer Niantic has previously said were in the works. Just ahead of the game’s anniversary, The Verge had a chance to talk to Niantic CEO John Hanke about the status of … Continue reading Niantic CEO John Hanke reflects on Pokémon GO’s first year and what’s next, including trading and player-versus-player combat

Pokémon GO trading won’t be possible through the Internet

Pokémon GO developer Niantic has confirmed that the mobile game's upcoming trading feature will only be available via local play. “[Trading] won’t be through the internet,” explains senior product manager Tatsuo Nomura. “You shouldn’t be able to exchange your Pokémon with someone who is 100 miles away from you. ... The person needs to be … Continue reading Pokémon GO trading won’t be possible through the Internet

Video: Pokemon Sun and Moon – Train On episode 2 is now live

The second installment of the Train On promotional series for Pokemon Sun and Moon is now live. Following the events that happened in the first entry, the second episode focuses on the trading aspects in the upcoming duo of Pokemon games for Nintendo 3DS. Check it out below:

Pokemon GO code indicates that trading is on the way

Trading in Pokemon GO was showcased in the mobile title's launch trailer, but the feature hasn't been implemented yet. However, a Reddit user has uncovered code in the game that indicates trading is still on the way. Niantic has yet to formally announce when it will introduce the feature, but stay tuned for any updates.