OPTICXCESS – Niantic Holds Big Event Simultaneously in Three Countries
After gaining instant massive success in 2019, Niantic will once again hold its grand event in 2020.
Software development company from San Francisco, California, United States has revealed a big event for three games under its auspices, namely Pokemon Go, Harry Potter Wizard, and Ingress as reported by GSMArena, Thursday (01/23/2020).
A series of shows were arranged neatly. Twitter account @ PokemonMonApp on January 22, 2020, has confirmed that the event called Pokemon Safari Zone which is held live or directly has officially opened in three countries, namely Taiwan, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
The first event was in Taiwan, the city of Taichung which took place during the celebration of the Taiwan Lantern Festival on February 6 to 9, 2020. Pokemon that appeared at this event have been divided up in several places that are scattered in the city of Taichung.
For Pokemon with an electric type, Mareep and Electrike will appear. Volbeat Pokemon that like to fly like fireflies will appear around the city together with Illumise who will also be present at the Pokemon Go event for the United States which includes North America, South America, and Africa.
Sailing to England for the first time as a Safari Zone, this celebration will be held at the beautiful seaside of the city of Liverpool with a water Pokemon type. This celebration will take place on April 17-19, 2020 with tickets that can begin to be obtained on January 31, 2020.
During the maritime event, the Trainers will meet with Krabby, Dratini, Chincou, Unown V and Oshawott in the wilderness. While Pokemon Relicanth is usually only available in New Zealand, Samoa, and several other islands in the Southwest Southwest Pacific will also appear in the wilderness.
The United States Safari Zone will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from May 8 to 10, 2020. In addition, the Safari Zone in the United States will also be held for the first time in St. Louis, Missouri on March 27-29, 2020.
Located in Tower Grove Park with the theme of culture, music, and sports, tickets will be sold on January 24, 2020. In this Zone, Trainers will meet with Mankey, Unown S, Teddiursa, Snivy, and Ferrosed around the park.
For Harry Potter mobile players, the date of the event has not been set by Niantic for the second Unite Fan Festival Wizards so it still needs to wait for its announcement in the near future. Meanwhile, Ingress mobile players will be able to play together at the Perpetua Hexathlon event on 29 February 2020. Lexicon Hexathlon itself is scheduled to be present on April 25, 2020.
This great Niantic event is present at the same time in three different locations in the world, namely Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific. From a major event in 2019, Niantic has generated 249 million dollars in tourism revenue in Chicago, Dortmund, and Montreal, with 2.7 million players from 32 countries.
Therefore, this 2020 major event is expected to bring back great success for Niantic.