'Pokemon Go' Update 0.55: Datamine Reveals New Game Features Critical Catch, Candy Award

By Ben Lindon , Updated Feb 06, 2017 05:23 PM EST

"Pokemon Go" newest datamine reveals a few things that are both found already in the game and some upcoming features too. Aside from this, Niantic is also expected to make the entire gaming experience become better by providing some new minor tweaks.

"Pokemon Go" Update 0.55 Datamine Discovers New Game Features

The "Pokemon Go" recent datamine has reportedly found a new term called Critical Catch that is the same with getting a Critical Hit. The feature works in a battle where there is a small chance that it also occurs and will be noticed when the player throws the Pokeball, pausing in mid-air and create a metallic noise. Once it hits a Pokemon, it will shake and capture.

"Pokemon Go" update 0.55 datamine also hints at a new item called the Candy Award, which the players have expected to be a completely new class of items. However, reports suggest that it is still early to find out the purpose of this feature.

Meantime, a recent APK has reportedly included a new badge for Unown in Gen 2. With more than 20 Unown models on Pokemon Go, a lot of players have expected Niantic to give this particular Pokemon a head start in badges, Digital Trends reported.

"Pokemon Go" Is The Fastest Growing Mobile Game In History

"Pokémon Go" has reportedly grossed more than $1 billion in revenue after launching in July last year. Reports suggest that Niantic's mobile game has become the fastest growing game in history in terms of revenues, in less than seven months.

Meantime, Supercell's Clash Royal, which reportedly closed in about $1 billion spent in-app by gamers, has grossed an approximate amount of $550 million worldwide during its first seven months. The game was launched on March 2, 2016, Venture Beat reported.

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