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Pokémon GO Party Play one-hour time limit seems to clash with the idea of a truly immersive Party adventure

Trainers, Party Play in Pokémon GO has been a topic of discussion lately, and it’s not all cheers and celebrations. Many players have voiced their concerns, and it all boils down to one thing – the clock.

Party Play is the multiplayer mode that allows up to four trainers to team up in Pokémon GO. It’s a chance to take on Party Challenges, make the most of Party Power bonuses in raids, and embark on adventures with friends. But, there’s a catch – you need to be at least Level 15 to get the party started. In Party Play, your in-game avatar joins your friends’ adventures, allowing you to tackle Party Challenges, enjoy raid bonuses, and collaborate on completing the Welcome Party special research quest.

However, here’s where things get interesting – don’t wander too far from your fellow trainers in the real world. If you venture 500 meters away from the host, you’ll get a friendly warning. If you hit the 1-kilometer mark, you’ll be bidding adieu to the party.

Now, here’s the twist, a Party Play session lasts for one hour. Sounds like plenty of time, right? Well, that’s where the drama unfolds. Imagine being on an exciting 5 km mission, you decide to take a coffee break, and suddenly, at 4.75 km, the party’s over! No rewards, just a sense of missed opportunity.

Party’s only lasting an Hour 😑
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But wait, there’s more. Some trainers have shared their stories of near-misses, like being seconds away from completing their third raid (the one that required a premium pass), only to see the party clock hit zero. No rewards for their heroic efforts.

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Has this ever happened to you? If so, we’d love to hear about your experiences. Share your stories below, and let’s keep the conversation going about Party Play in Pokémon GO.

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Dejan Kacurov

Hey there, I'm Dejan! Let me take you through my life, where family, gaming, and CrossFit play prominent roles. Since day one, I've been surrounded by the love and support of my family. Growing up, every moment spent with my parents and siblings was filled with warmth and laughter, creating memories I hold dear. As a parent now, I've experienced a whole new level of love and responsibility. My two wonderful kids bring endless joy and a sense of purpose to my life. In the digital realm, I found my passion - gaming. Whether I'm conquering the world of Apex Legends or embarking on adventures in Pokemon Go, gaming fuels my sense of adventure and competition. Beyond the virtual world, I discovered the exhilaration of CrossFit. The challenging workouts, camaraderie with fellow fitness enthusiasts, and constant drive to push my limits have become an integral part of my life. Balancing family time, gaming, and CrossFit has been a journey of self-discovery. Each passion complements the other, bringing fulfillment and joy to my daily routine.

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