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Following the issues that plagued the recent Pokémon Go Fest event in Chicago, developer Niantic has made the decision to postpone its planned events in Europe.

The events that were scheduled to take place in Copenhagen, Prague, Stockholm, and Amsterdam later this month have been postponed until this fall “to guarantee the best possible gameplay experience for European Trainers.”

The developer added that the planned events in Japan, France, Spain, and Germany will still go ahead has scheduled.

“We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you understand that our priority is to ensure a great experience for Pokémon GO Trainers in Europe and around the world,” Niantic said.

For those who missed it, attendees of the recent Pokémon Go Fest event were unable to access the game during the event and those who managed to were hit with crippling lag that made the game unplayable. As a result of these issues, Niantic offered all attendees a full refund and $100 of Poké Coins.

Pokémon Go is available now as a free download on iOS and Android.

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Pokémon Go European events postponed

Niantic has delayed a number of planned Pokemon Go events in Europe.

By Matthew Bennett | 07/31/2017 05:43 AM PT

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Following the issues that plagued the recent Pokémon Go Fest event in Chicago, developer Niantic has made the decision to postpone its planned events in Europe.

The events that were scheduled to take place in Copenhagen, Prague, Stockholm, and Amsterdam later this month have been postponed until this fall “to guarantee the best possible gameplay experience for European Trainers.”

The developer added that the planned events in Japan, France, Spain, and Germany will still go ahead has scheduled.

“We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you understand that our priority is to ensure a great experience for Pokémon GO Trainers in Europe and around the world,” Niantic said.

For those who missed it, attendees of the recent Pokémon Go Fest event were unable to access the game during the event and those who managed to were hit with crippling lag that made the game unplayable. As a result of these issues, Niantic offered all attendees a full refund and $100 of Poké Coins.

Pokémon Go is available now as a free download on iOS and Android.

Read More


About Matthew Bennett

view all posts

Matt is one of the longest-serving members of the EGMNOW team. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at EGMNOW.com. He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Find him on Twitter @mattyjb89