'Pokemon Go' Release Date, News & Update: New Avatars Of Game Leaked! Battle Details And More! -- Read Here!

By Faye Marcos Jimenea , Updated May 27, 2016 06:44 AM EDT

More good news has come from Niantic's soon-to-be-released mobile gaming app "Pokemon Go" as it hits its first beta testing in the western world. More information about "Pokemon Go" have now been released by Niantic and it talks more about the battle details of "Pokemon Go," as well as some new screenshots of the upcoming augmented reality mobile gaming app.

In the recent news, it seems like "Pokemon Go" had some major changes from the last two beta testing it underwent -- first in Japan and second in Australia and New Zealand. According to the official website of Niantic for "Pokemon Go," players can now personalize their chosen avatar by having choices of clothing and accessories for their character.

The avatar will appear on the player's official "Pokemon Go" profile and also on the map that the player is on. Other avatars in "Pokemon Go" will also be able to see others avatar as well as interact with them, especially if they have their own Gym.

Also, in the new blogpost of Niantic, it also discussed a "group of players can work together."  This statement is quite different from what "Pokemon Go" enthusiast have heard about the gameplay of "Pokemon Go." It was previously and widely known through past reports that the battle in "Pokemon Go" was one-on-one. So, the statement of Niantics just makes "Pokemon Go" more exciting.

Reddit thread dedicated to "Pokemon Go," Silph Road also uncovered some more interesting features on the game. This includes incense that will attract Pokemon, lucky egg that will temporarily increase the amount of experience the player earns, incubators that help Pokemon egss hatch as the player walks around the area and last but not the least is a camera that will help players take picture of Pokemons.

There has been no official release date for "Pokemon Go." However, fans believe that Niantic and The Pokemon Company will release the game this year. Stay tuned to GamenGuide for more "Pokemon Go" news and update!

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