- The cloud-based service allows you to transfer your pocket monsters between modern games, including 'Sword' and 'Shield'.
- You will be able to view your collection on your Nintendo Switch and your smartphone
Nintendo and Niantic have announced that Pokemon HOME, the cloud-based bank and Pokemon transfer service, will be integrated with mobile title Pokemon GO by the end of the year. Unfortunately, you will only be able to transfer your pocket monsters from GO into HOME and not the other way round. It will also be a one-way trip, as you cannot move them back into GO once you make your decision, so choose wisely.
To celebrate the upcoming feature upgrade, The Pokemon Company will be offering players a free Mystery Box after your first transfer to HOME from GO when the service goes live. If you open the box during the launch period, there’s a chance you’re get a rare Shiny Meltan.
Unfortunately, The Pokemon Company also dropped some bad news for GO fans. Some of the special temporary bonuses put in place because of Covid-19 restrictions will be rolled back, as social distancing rules are gradually being lifted. These are:
These lockdown-initiated bonuses will still be effect