Niantic, the developer studio behind Pokemon Go is bringing some new updates to its hit AR game to cope with the global COVID-19 pandemic. The latest one is remote raid battles which will let trainers battle together and capture rare Pokemon all from the comfort of their home. Previously, raid battles required the player to go to a specific location.
Niantic will add a new remote raid pass in the in-game store which will go for 100 pokecoins ($0.99), there will also be bundled packs later on. In addition, players can expect more habitats and pokestops with more gifts
Other upcoming indoor features include new Field Research tasks and Pokemon buddy gits without the need to visit a Pokeshop.