Sometimes in life, things can go exactly as we want them to go and sometimes they couldn’t be any worse again and today for Niantic, the latter is most definitely the case.


Today was meant to be legendary! Quite literally as the first Legendary Pokémon for Pokémon GO would be available provided certain goals where met during Pokémon GO Fest, which kicked off today. But nothing has really gone to plan as those in attendance have been met with some serious connectivity issues that have ruined the experience for so many Trainers to the point that during the introductory speech by John Hanke, the Niantic CEO was actually booed by the crowd.


Still, not to let the day be a total right-off, the good folks at Niantic are refunding everyone who attended and are also giving out $100 US dollars worth of Poké Coins and are expanding the spawn area for the likes of Heracross to 2 miles. It may not mean much to some of Trainers, but Niantic could have very well done nothing, so it is the thought that counts, with today being a great learning curve for Niantic the next time they do an event as large in scale as this one.


Source: Kotaku & Serebii

By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: / Website: YouTube channel:

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