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Niantic announced the upcoming Community Day to be held on April 23 globally

Niantic has partnered with Ecosia to plant a tree for every player who moves 5 kilometers on Community Day

Niantic has announced the second Niantic Community Day, which will take place on April 23rd, 2022. This year, Niantic is stepping it up a notch by having a Niantic Community Day once a month through July 2022! All of Niantic’s games will now be featured at Community Days throughout the world.

In addition, as part of Niantic’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and in honor of Earth Month this April, Niantic has partnered with Ecosia to plant a tree for every player who moves 5 kilometers on Niantic Community Day, with the goal of planting a total of 100,000 trees.

This Niantic Community Day in April 2022 is not the end as Niantic will continue to host Niantic Community Days through this summer, featuring all of our games, in locations around the world. This month, we’ve added 42 locations, totaling 65 locations globally – to continue our mission of inspiring people to explore the world together.

In addition, Pokémon GO Trainers can look forward to receiving more items every time they spin a PokéStop in more than 100+ places, also listed in the blog post.

  • Orange: Meet up with other Explorers and Niantic brand ambassadors between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. local time.
  • Blue: Pokémon GO Trainers will find extra in-game items by spinning PokeStops.

Niantic announced meetups for selected cities worldwide

United States

  • Phoenix, AZ: Patriots Park – CityScape
  • Oakland, CA: Jack London Square
  • Washington D.C., DC: The Wharf
  • Atlanta, GA: Woodruff Park
  • Chicago, IL: Maggie Daley Park
  • Indianapolis, IN: White River State Park
  • Owensboro, KY: Owensboro Convention Center / Owensboro Sportscenter
  • St. Louis, MO: Tower Grove Park
  • New York City, NY: South Seaport District
  • Houston, TX: Discovery Green
  • Dallas, TX: Klyde Warren Park
  • Austin, TX: Republic Square Park
  • Seattle, WA: Seattle Center
  • Jacksonville, FL: Sandlot
  • Los Angeles, CA: Grand Park

Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

  • Linz, AT: City-Park
  • Vienna, AT: Westfield Shopping City Sued
  • Berlin, DE: Spandau Arcaden
  • Dusseldorf, DE: Düsseldorf Arcaden
  • Munich, DE: Pasing Arcaden
  • Oberhausen, DE: Westfield Centro
  • Hamburg, DE: Überseeboulevard
  • Dortmund, DE: Westfalenpark
  • Stuttgart, DE: Marienplatz
  • Leipzig, DE: Augustusplatz
  • Hannover, DE: Platz der Weltausstellung
  • Warsaw, PL: Elektrownia Powiśle Shopping Mall
  • Wroclaw, PL: Wroclavia
  • Barcelona, ES: Westfield La Maquinista
  • Barcelona, ES: Esplanada Anterior – Outside Railway Station
  • Santander, ES: Plaza de las 3 Estaciones – Outside Railway Station
  • Valencia, ES: Estació del Nord – Outside Railway Station
  • Malaga, ES: Muelle UNO – Open-air shopping center
  • Madrid, ES: Puerta de Atocha – Outside Railway Station
  • London, UK: Southbank – Riverside slice
  • Bristol, UK: Cabot Site B
  • Cardiff, UK: Churchill Way
  • Edinburgh, UK: Castle Street – Shopping Area
  • Liverpool, UK: Paradise Place
  • London, UK: Westfield London
  • London, UK: Westfield Stratford City
  • Prague, CZ: Centrum Cerny Most
  • Leidschendam, NL: Westfield Mall of the Netherlands
  • Vélizy-Villacoublay, FR: Westfield Velizy 2
  • Lieusaint, FR: Westfield Carre Senart
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer, FR: Polygone Riviera
  • Stockholm, SE: Westfield Mall of Scandinavia
  • Bologna, IT: Via Indipendenza – Shopping Centre
  • Bari, IT: Via Sparano – Town Square

Latin America

  • Fortaleza, BR: Parque do Cocó (Cocó’s Park)
  • Recife, BR: Praça do Marco Zero
  • Monterrey, MX: Parque Fundidora
  • Mexico City, MX: Alameda Central

The additional event locations in the Asia-Pacific region will be announced soon by Niantic. However, in addition, Trainers at the following locations can look forward to receiving more items every time they spin a PokéStop.

United States

  • Austin, TX: Texas Capitol
  • Bellevue, WA: Bellevue Downtown Park
  • Bloomington, MN: Mall of America
  • Boston, MA: Boston Common
  • Chicago, IL: Millennium Park
  • Honolulu, HI: Ala Moana Regional Park
  • Jacksonville, FL: St. Johns Town Center
  • Las Vegas, NV: Sunset Park
  • Los Angeles, CA: Santa Monica Pier
  • Milwaukee, WI: Catalano Square
  • Naperville, IL: Downtown Park
  • New York City, NY: Bryant Park
  • Northridge, CA: California State University, Northridge
  • Orlando, FL: Universal Citywalk and Waterford Lakes Town Center
  • Sacramento, CA: California State Capitol Park
  • San Antonio, TX: Hemisfair Park and Tower of the Americas
  • San Diego, CA: Plaza de Panama – Balboa Park
  • San Francisco, CA: Golden Gate Park (San Francisco Botanical Garden) and Pier 39
  • Sanford, FL: University of Central Florida
  • Savannah, GA: Telfair Square
  • Stockton, CA: University of the Pacific
  • Tucson, AZ: Reid Park and the University of Arizona

Canada

  • Calgary, CA: Downtown Calgary
  • Edmonton, CA: West Edmonton Mall
  • Quebec, CA: Laval University
  • Toronto, CA: CF Toronto Eaton Centre

Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

  • Alkmaar, NL: Grote Sint-Laurenskerk
  • Barcelona, ES: Parc de la Ciutadella
  • Madrid, ES: Monumento al General Martínez Campos in El Retiro Parque
  • Basel, CH: Altstadt Grossbasel
  • Berlin, DE: Spektepark and Stabholzgarten
  • Bonn, DE: Bonn-Zentrum
  • Dortmund, DE: Westfalenpark Dortmund
  • Hamburg, DE: Hamburg city center
  • Hannover, DE: Steintorplatz
  • Karlsruhe, DE: Schlossplatz
  • Stuttgart, DE: Oberer Schlossgarten
  • Leipzig, DE: Hofe am Bruhl shopping mall
  • Birmingham, GB: Cathedral Square and St. Philip’s Cathedral
  • Bristol, GB: Castle Park
  • Cardiff, GB: Bute Park
  • London, GB: Trafalgar Square
  • Manchester, GB: Piccadilly Gardens
  • Newcastle, GB: Grainger Market
  • Norwich, GB: Norwich Castle
  • Brussels, BE: Leuven
  • Hasselt, BE: Kathedraal Sint-Quintinus
  • Kortrijk, BE: Begijnhofpark, Stadspark’t Plein, and Groeningepark
  • Dubai, AE: Jumeirah Beach Residence
  • Helsinki, FI: Pikkuparlamentin puisto ja Baana
  • Kraków, PL: Kraków Old Town
  • Odense, DK: Munkemose Park
  • Paris, FR: Grand Bassin Rond in Jardin des Tuileries
  • Prague, CZ: Františkánská zahrada
  • Stockholm, SE: Kvarteret Juno
  • Vienna, AT: Stadtpark

Latin America

  • Concepción, CL: University of Concepción
  • Santiago, CL: Parque Forestal
  • Bogota, CL: Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Lima, PE: Parque de la Exposición and Campo de Marte
  • San Jose, CR: Universidad de Costa Rica Rodrigo Facio
  • Guatemala, GT: Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala
  • Mexico City, MX: Alameda Central and Zócalo
  • Monterrey, MX: Macroplaza
  • Chihuahua, MX: Parque Central Oriente
  • Puebla, MX: Zócalo de Puebla
  • Merida, MX: Plaza Principal de Mérida
  • Toluca, MX: Plaza de los Mártires
  • Guadalajara, MX: Plaza de la Liberación and Plaza de Armas
  • Querétaro, MX: Plaza de la Constitución and Jardín Zenea
  • Quito, EC: Parque la Carolina
  • Buenos Aires, AR: Parque Rivadavia
  • São Paulo, BR: Ibirapuera Park

Asia-Pacific Region

Australia

  • Brisbane: Brisbane City Botanic Gardens
  • Adelaide: Rundle Mall
  • Melbourne: Chinatown Melbourne and Melbourne Town Hall
  • Perth: Kings Park and Botanic Garden
  • Sydney: Circular Quay

New Zealand

  • Auckland: Aotea Square and Downtown Queen Street
  • Wellington: Kelburn Park

Japan

  • Aichi: Anjo Park
  • Aichi: Shirakawa Park and Tsuruma Park
  • Aichi: Tennogawa Park
  • Chiba: Amanuma Benten-ike Park
  • Chiba: Prefectural Makuhari Seaside Park
  • Chiba: Tsudanuma Park
  • Fukuoka: Ohori Koen Park
  • Fukushima: Iwaki Lalamew
  • Himeji: Ootemae Park
  • Ibaraki: Tsukuba Central Park and Oshimizu Park
  • Kanagawa: Minato Mirai
  • Kanagawa: Shin Yokohama Park
  • Kumamoto: Kumamoto Castle and Honmaru
  • Kyoto: Kyoto Tower
  • Mie: Yokkaichi Civic Park
  • Miyagi: Kotodai Park
  • Miyagi: Tsutsugigaoka Park
  • Miyagi: Nishi Park
  • Miyagi: Dainohara Park
  • Miyagi: Nakakita Park
  • Okayama: Shimoishii Park
  • Okinawa: American Village
  • Saitama: Owada Park
  • Saitama: Omiya Park
  • Shizuoka: Sunpu Castle Park
  • Tokyo: Inokashira Park
  • Tokyo: Serigaya Park
  • Tokyo: Shinjuku Central (Chuo) Park

Hong Kong

  • Hang Hau Man Kuk Lane Park
  • Kowloon Park
  • Ma On Shan Park
  • Sha Tin Park
  • Tsing Yi Park
  • Tuen Mun Park

Taiwan

  • Hsinch: Zhongyang Park
  • Kaohsiung: Green Gallery of Yancheng District
  • Kaohsiung: Kaohsiung Cultural Center
  • Taichung: Taichung Civic Square
  • Taichung: Wen-Xin Forest Park
  • Tainan: Tainan Park
  • New Taipei: National Taiwan Library and Memorial Park

Malaysia

  • Kuala Lumpur: KLCC Park

Singapore

  • Orchard Central
  • Sengkang Sculpture Park

New Kinetic Capsule Programs will be available in Ingress

The Earth Day 2022 event will enable new Kinetic Capsule Programs globally for Ingress players on this Niantic Community Day in April 2022. The Earth Day 2022 theme is “Invest In Our Planet.” This event will run on the theme that this planet in this Universe is ours, and together we should do our best to care for it. On this Niantic Community Day, move 5 km with any Niantic game, and Niantic will plant a tree in your honor.

To support Earth Day, starting Thursday, 21st April 16:00 UTC through Monday, 25th April 16:00 UTC, NIA will enable the following new XM-Degradable Kinetic Capsule Programs:

  • 5x L8 Resonators to 40x L1 Resonators
  • 5x L8 XMP Bursters to 40x L6 Ultra Strikes
  • 5x L8 Ultra Strikes to 5x L6 XMP Bursters
  • 1x Aegis Shield to 8x Common Portal Shields
  • 1x Very Rare Multi-Hack to 8x Common Multi-Hack
  • 1x Very Rare Heat Sink to 8x Common Heat Sink

Additionally, the following effects will be activated:

  • Kinetic energy distance for all Programs reduced from 8km to 4km
  • The Optima Kinetic Capsule metric will return to your Scanner to track progress one last time

The reduced Kinetic Capsule distance only applies to newly run Programs and does not apply to Programs already running prior to the start of this event. You must complete your existing Program, and only at running your next Program then the reduced distance will be used.

Optima has been defeated, but the Optima Kinetic Capsule metric will return to your Scanner to track progress one last time. While the previous statistic should be available at the start of the event, Agents will need to take in-game activities such as hacking or recharging a Portal in order for their tiered medal to be updated if they finished enough Programs during the initial challenge in 2021. With Adventure Sync enabled, completing higher tiers of the Optima Kinetic Challenge medal is much easier.

Just to let the players know, even if the Ingress Scanner isn’t active, Adventure Sync interacts with Google Fit or Apple HealthKit to track your walking distance. This distance counts toward the Trekker medal as well as the completion of Kinetic Capsule Programs.

Adventure Sync is a feature that can be enabled or disabled at any moment. Regardless of Adventure Sync settings, the rolling 24-hour 40km limit on distance walked will remain. And FITREP (Fitness Report) is a weekly summary of distance trekked and progress towards Kinetic Capsule Programs for your convenience.

Pokemon GO will bring a new Season of Alola along with the April 2022 Community Day

This April, Niantic will offer players another Community Day of 2022 in Pokemon GO where trainers will see Stufful, the Flailing Pokémon, and its appearance in the wild. The Community Day will also have many bonuses and research tasks and, many more. On Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time, Stufful will be appearing more frequently in the wild. Moreover, if trainers are lucky, they might encounter a shiny one as well.

Pokemon GO April 2022 Community Day
Image via Niantic

Apart from this, Niantic has announced the Pokemon GO Stufful Community Day Retweet Sweepstakes in the coming Season of Alola. This is a chance-based sweepstake in which skill will have no bearing on the Sweepstakes winners. The Sweepstakes begins at 10:00:00 A.M. Pacific Time (PT) Zone in the United States on April 18, 2022, and ends at 11:59:59 P.M. PT on April 23, 2022.

Pikmin Bloom April 2022 Community Day brings in many exciting in-game rewards

Pikmin Bloom is one of Niantic’s latest additions to their AR-based game list. As Niantic is always encouraging to spend time in a mixture of the virtual and real world, the game directs players to do so. And now, to make things more exciting for the players, Niantic has revealed that the Pikmin Bloom April 2022 Community Day will be taking place on 23rd April, and the festivities will take place all day long.

Pikmin Bloom February 2022 Community Day
Image via Niantic

To the delight of the players around the globe, those who decide to get involved in the fun and play the game on that day will be able to reap all sorts of rewards. A full list of in-app bonuses provided by Niantic can be found below:

  • Big Flowers will bloom into tulips when you plant regular blue, red, yellow, or white petals around them
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day will be awarded a special Tulip Flower Badge
  • Seedlings in your planter pack will grow at 1.5x the usual speed (and more, if you’re flower planting!)
  • Receive 1 bonus coin per 250 flowers planted instead of the usual 500 (capped at 60 coins/day)

Also, starting with the beginning of Community Day on April 23rd, you will be able to obtain fruits containing tulip nectar with every challenge you clear! Please note that challenges will no longer be a source of cherry blossom nectar.

Are you excited to be a part of the April 2022 Community Day by Niantic? Let us know in the comments section below!

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