‘Pokemon GO’ Latest News & Update: More Accurate, Improved Tracker Released In Several Regions Worldwide! Gen 2, Legendary Birds, Trading, PvP Battles!
When the augmented reality game "Pokemon GO" was launched, it came with a fairly hit or miss means of tracking Pokemon by footsteps measurements. The system was very difficult to read and it just failed to work for so many times.
So, Niantic developed a new tracking system where "Pokemon GO" players can determine the nearby Pokemon that are in the area. But, it is almost useless because players would still have to walk around aimlessly to catch the Pokemon that is shown in the system.
Because most of the players are requesting for an improved and more accurate Pokemon tracker, Niantic has been testing a new feature on the West Coast of the US, which reintroduces the radar to an extent as the "Nearby" feature. The recent Pokemon tracking system is also one of the biggest reasons a lot of people quit playing "Pokemon GO."
This feature will show Pokemon that are nearby certain Pokestops and if "Pokemon GO" players select the Pokemon, a waypoint will be added on their map that will guide them to it. The feature was pretty neat and it seems that Niantic is ready to take it to the next level of testing.
According to a report from Cnet, the new and improved Pokemon tracking system has gone live and it actually works. And because Niantic also added a thanksgiving event where players can get double EXP and Stardust, it is expected that lots of people will play "Pokemon GO" this weekend.
According to The Gamer's Drop, the new Pokemon tracking system hasn't been released worldwide yet. An update post from Niantic shows that the new tracker is only available in the United States, Canada, and Australia for now. To be precise it works in United States of America all states west of the Mississippi River (except Hawaii and Alaska). It also works in Canada, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the western half of Ontario. And lastly it works in all states and territories of Australia. Stay tuned to GamenGuide for more "Pokemon GO" news and updates!