Niantic has introduced a new feature in Pokemon Go that even counts footsteps of users in the background and synchronized with health apps on Android and iOS to allow the measurement of data only when the phone was awake, but after the phone Introducing this feature, called & # 39; Adventure Sync & # 39 ;, also counts steps in the background to help players reach their targets faster and hatch eggs more efficiently Sync with HealthKit on iOS and Android Google Fit to give players access on a weekly summary of the distance traveled, the calories burned, and the counted steps
Adventure Sync records activity and movement in the background During normal morning commutes, walks in the city or even in the evening to earn rewards for players such as Candy from Buddy Pokémon or Eggs that hatch more efficiently. It also allows players to participate in weekly milestones for running and to receive rewards for these milestones.
Niantic notes that Adventure Sync will soon be released to Pokémon Go players worldwide, but this feature will be transferred to other Niantic locations. based on AR games like Ingress and the upcoming Harry Potter game. The game maker company recently announced that it is moving all its location-based games to the same platform to provide similar functionality.
"This key feature allows you to leverage a variety of gameplay opportunities on the Niantic Real World Platform as an efficient and phone-friendly tool with a high level of engagement that inspires players to enter their local communities. And to find new and exciting ways to implement it in our other games in the future, "Niantic explains in his blog
. The company says Pokemon Go players have already run 53 percent more in 2018 than last year, and say That many players were motivated to run more after the game. Recently, Pokemon Go has also introduced an AR + mode that allows ARCore-compatible phones to see and interact in a modern and immersive manner. In September, Pokemon Go reportedly earned nearly $ 85 million (approximately $ 628.87 million) in revenue, which the player said was the highest in the game since November 2017.