John Hanke Talks About Pokemon Go’s Next Content Update, Get Ready for Gen 3 and a New Battle Mode

An interview was done with Taiwanese Business Weekly, which contains some info about the long-term future of the game, provided by John Hanke, “the father of treasure dream Go,” and CEO of Niantic.

All in all, Niantic will be relying on new Pokemon generations as a yearly release. New gameplay systems or improvements will happen in a completely different timeline.

In the interview, John said that the next update will contain Gen 3, and will come soon. He stated that there are many Pokemon that haven’t been launched, and hopes that the players can see them soon.
Niantic is also planning a new battle mode, which will come in 2018. Also, more advanced social features will come to the game. Hanke said that these features will enhance the local communities and their interaction.

So, it looks like Gen 3 will be here soon. Trainers are extremely cautious of which Pokemon to use the Stardust on because they might be replaced by the newer ones, and I have made a list, thanks to Gamepress, what Pokemon to power up and why. You are safe now!

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Dejan Kacurov

Hello everyone! My name is Dejan, but you can call me Mr.D. I enjoy all video games, especially Apex Legends, Pokemon Go, and Spider-Man. A husband and father of two who also goes to the gym often and does Crossfit. I got inspiration for gaming exactly 8 years ago, and I've been writing gaming news for 7 years. I hope that you will find all the answers to your questions regarding gaming on our site. Stay healthy, and love each other!

One Comment

  1. I don’t know about anyone else but i’m still playing this game. I think most of the players lost interest in this game since it very difficult to find Pokemon around your area

    I use pokemononmap . com to find Pokemon near my area. Now I have 2 snorlax and 1 zapdos and 5 pikachu.

    I even started using pokemononmap premium version and I am getting even more Pokemon and i’m loving it.

    Anyone here want to trade my five pikachu with one dragonite 🙂

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