Pokemon Go is hoping for a more successful Pokemon Go Fest in 2018.
Niantic ended up apologizing and offering refunds on tickets and $100 in in-game credits to everyone who attended.
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The second event is set to be the second ever Pokemon Go Fest, which will again be located in Chicago's Lincoln Park over the course of July 14 and 15. According to an announcement on the popular mobile augmented reality game's website, this year's festivities will take place in Lincoln Park on July 14 and 15, and will include "a 1.8-mile walking course" that is meant to have "exclusive activities for Trainers of all ages".
After what can only be described as a disastrous Pokemon Go Fest past year, Niantic is giving it another go.More news: Sessions Visits San Diego, Says Border Crossers Will Face Prosecution
In a press release announcing the event, Niantic CEO John Hanke acknowledged last year's shortcomings while pointing to a number of other successful events.
A Safari Zone event will be held in Westfalenpark in Dortmund, Germany from June 30 to July 1. "It will take place in Lincoln Park and will feature in-game activities in the park and throughout the city as well as connected gameplay events around the world".More news: Scrutinise Walmart deal: CAIT
Those who wish to be present for Pokemon GO Fest 2018 will be able to lock in their attendance soon enough, as Niantic is prepared to make single-day passes available on May 11, with the company selling them for $20 apiece. There will also be a Safari Zone event in Yokosuka, Japan later this summer. A Yokosuka, Japan Safari Zone is planned for later this summer, followed by other events in Asia. While even less is known about this event than Dortmund's event, if it's anything to go by, it should also be free to attend.More news: Windows 10 is Getting New Cross-Platform Experiences This Year