For the first time since its launch in 2016, Pokémon GO has announced that it will release the closure, although it will only be for 7 hours. Niantic’s flagship work, which continues to adapt to quarantine by Covid-19 by launching a series of measures for users to play from home, it will be inactive and offline for all users June 1, 2020 worldwide and for seven hours.
That Monday, the game will undergo server maintenance, making it inaccessible to all players for the duration of such maintenance. This has been confirmed by the company itself through an official statement, in which they confirm that Pokémon GO will experience global downtime for seven hours on Monday, June 1, 2020. From 8:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Spanish time on Tuesday, June 2, “the game will be in server maintenance and will be inaccessible to all coaches. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. ”
The team responsible for the game has also invited players to make sure follow the social networks of Pokémon GOwhile activating push notifications and subscribing to emails so they can stay on top of the latest game news and updates. A title that, as we mentioned previously, is also prepared for radically change the system of Pokécurrencies. A measure that was announced right after an update to play better without leaving home.
Pokémon GO to shut down for maintenance on June 1, 2020
Trainers, Pokémon GO will be experiencing global downtime for seven hours on Monday, June 1, 2020. From around 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. PDT, the game will be undergoing server maintenance and will be inaccessible to all Trainers. We apologize for any inconvenience that this might cause. pic.twitter.com/mdIeQiaCI5
– Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) May 21, 2020
For the first time in its history – the game officially launched in the summer of 2016 – Pokémon GO will be totally inaccessible for seven hours to players around the world. If you own a local gym, don’t worry, you won’t lose your place in that gym just because the game is offline. These are the dates and times of game maintenance in different countries of the world:
- United States: from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on June 1.
- Spain: from 20:00 on June 1 to 03:00 on Tuesday, June 2.
- Mexico / Colombia / Peru / Panama / Ecuador: from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on June 1.
- Argentina / Paraguay / Uruguay: from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on June 1.
- Chile / Bolivia / Venezuela: from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1.
For the time being, wait until Niantic or the Pokémon GO team itself offer more information about this maintenance, since the statement issued does not detail the reason or offer any information, beyond the time and date for this first ‘stop’ of the game. Of course, with this closure it is expected that new features and important features will be added to the augmented reality game based on the famous Nintendo pocket monster franchise.
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