Pokemon Go is finally launching trainer battles | Engadget Today

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If you’ve been waiting for the day when you can take on your friends in Pokémon Go, you’ll be pleased to know you can do just that later this month. Trainer battles will finally arrive by the end of the year — two and a half years after the game launched.

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Readers Comments (22)

  1. She just said a charizard is weaker then a magicarp is anyone paying attention?

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  2. Wtf wheres the fun in that. How am I going to jump out of a bush with an exclaimation mark over my head after hiding in there for all eternity only to lose to a random trainer

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  3. It’s still trash because of the battle system

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  4. 147195085740 Crumbopolismike trying to friend up

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  5. Needed to happen closer to launch..I'm happy to finally see it coming though!

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  6. What’s better than one Pikachu?

    PikaTWO

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  7. Any updates on "Angry Birds", "Draw Something", "Words with Friends" or any other game people aren't playing anymore?

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  8. POKÉMON GO TO THE POLLS!

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  9. 147 million active monthly players and 104 million dollars made in June. More people play now than they did during launch because thankfully the bandwagoners fell off. But yeah. The game is dead and nobody plays anymore. You just live in a shitty town. 🤷‍♂️

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  10. Just because of that game lots of car accidents, battling your friends in the middle of rush hour traffic, BAD DEAL.

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  11. 2 years too late Q_Q
    The hype is completely gone where I live

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  12. Got hyped and then let down quickly, pretty much sums up my experience with this game.

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  13. I like her enthusiasm!
    It's been 2 years but I'm ready to give this game another spin even though the game is practically dead here in New Zealand.

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  14. If they had released this earlier the game wouldn't have died off. Still turn based battle is still the better way to battle unless they go all smash type

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