Niantic partnership with John S. And James L. Knight Foundation* to launch outdoor Pokémon GO events in cities around U.S for players to explore specific routes and areas within cities that will feature gyms or Pokéstops and also highlight local historical sights and features. Rarer Pokémon also will be easier to find during these events.
The first promotion will kick off Saturday in Charlotte, North Carolina, as part of the city’s Open Streets 704 event. This event will include 16 PokeStops and two gyms along the 2.5 mile route from 1 PM to 5 PM Eastern Time.
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* Knight Foundation, a foundation that invests in local journalism and local arts to help bring communities together and promote civic engagement through the use of Augmented Reality.
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