Pokemon Go PVP Should Wait for a Battle System Rework

Pokemon Go could add battles against other players very soon. According to an interview with Polish publication Gram.pl (as translated by Pokemon Go Hub), Niantic’s EMEA product marketing head Anne Beuttenmuller says Niantic is working on PVP and aims to have it available by the end of this year.

The idea of PVP itself is hardly news for Pokemon Go — after an appearance in Pokemon Go’s original announcement trailer, comments about the mode have shown up in interviews with other Niantic employees and The Pokemon Company’s CEO in the past, and Niantic outright told IGN that PVP is “still on the roadmap” nine months ago.

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