Today in an official release from Niantic, a handful of the benefits for Pokemon GO Fest 2021 participants were revealed courtesy of the sponsor of the event, Google Play. They range from discounted subscriptions to in-game items.
Leading up to Pokemon GO Fest 2021, there will be three different perks or surprises thanks to Google Play. First, eligible Pokemon GO trainers will be able to get three months of YouTube Premium. It’s not clear who will be eligible for this, but they promised that more information is coming next week.
There will also be a Google Play points x4 multiplier for all purchases made in Pokemon GO from July 12 until July 18. If you’re not familiar with the Google Play points program, it’s essentially just a customer loyalty program that gives you points for making purchases in the Google Play app or within apps downloaded from Google Play which can be turned into Google Play money or coupons for specific games.
The last surprise leading up to Pokemon GO Fest 2021 in a tie-in with YouTube group, The Try Guys. They will be releasing videos that have to do with three different categories that Pokemon GO trainers can follow to learn more about the given topic. The three categories are exercise, exploration, and music. The Try Guys have also enlisted a handful of well-known names like olympian Chloe Kim, singer/actor Jordan Fisher, and Pokemon GO YouTuber Mystic7.
Below, you can find the official announcement video from The Try Guys.
The last bit of news Niantic released today about the Google Play perks for Pokemon GO Fest 2021 was that a sponsored gift that will become available to Android users on day one of the event, July 17. This gift will include one Incense, one Super Incubator, and 30 Ultra Balls.
If you would like to check out the official release from The Pokemon GO Team about the Google Play perks in Pokemon GO Fest 2021, you can find it right here.
Pokemon GO Fest 2021 will be held on July 17 and 18. To participate, you can pick up a ticket from the in-game Shop for $5.
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