Still exploring and looking for Pokémon? Well now you can pick your favorite Pokémon to travel with you. Niantic have just revealed an upcoming feature for Pokémon GO‘s next update. Trainers will be able to choose one of their monsters to become their buddy. According to the developers, travelling with a buddy will award certain bonuses to the player. While there is no official release date, the feature is apparently “just around the corner”. What do you think of this feature? Tell us below.
The next addition to Pokémon GO will be Buddy Pokémon. You will be able to pick your favorite Pokémon from your collection to become your buddy, opening up unique in-game rewards and experiences. Buddy Pokémon will appear alongside your Trainer avatar on your profile screen, adding helpful bonuses such as awarding Candy for walking together. You’ll also have the ability to change your Buddy Pokémon at any time.