Niantic may add Google in-game ads in the upcoming Pokemon GO updates

In the upcoming Pokemon GO patch that will be released by Niantic, trainers may get in-game advertisements from now on. This has…

Niantic may add Google in-game ads in the upcoming Pokemon GO updates
Niantic may add Google in-game ads in the upcoming Pokemon GO updates

In the upcoming Pokemon GO patch that will be released by Niantic, trainers may get in-game advertisements from now on. This has sent shockwaves across the entire community. Many players have cried out about the negative impact it will have on the gameplay experience. Pokemon GO update news, Pokemon GO in-game ads, Pokemon GO ads update, Niantic

Pokemon GO datamining group finds in-game Google ads in the upcoming update patch

One of the most active groups in the Pokemon GO community is the Poke_Miners. They are known for data mining through the files of the upcoming patches and give the players some teasers or clues about what to expect in the game. In their latest data mining operation for the upcoming Pokemon GO patch 0.227.0, they have found placeholders for the Google Ad Library inside it. They released this news to the Pokemon GO community by sharing the information on Twitter and Reddit.

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New in-game google ads may negatively impact the playing experience of Pokemon GO

For anyone new to Pokemon GO, they should know that there are ads already present inside the game. But till now, any type of ads provided was related to the game elements themselves. For example, there are advertisements related to sponsored stops, gyms, and random item drops. Still, these were treated as a part of the game by the trainers.

With the Google Ad Library, there is speculation that Niantic can now release half or full-page ads within the game which may not be related to the Pokemon franchise. Many users have expressed their disappointment regarding this through their posts on social media.

The purpose of this Google Ad Library may be different from what everyone is speculating or Niantic may even backtrack this part of the update. Still, this news can serve a blow to this game.

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