Niantic today revealed a brand-new function for Pokemon GO called “Experience Sync”– a lofty name for a really easy function: action tracking.

Particularly, Experience Sync will tape-record your strolling range in the background, even if you’re doing other things with your phone. Already, the only method for the app to track your actions, which was an essential part of advancing gameplay, was with your phone awake and the app open (or utilize the Pokemon Go Plus tracker).

Now you can simply put your phone in your pocket or handbag like a typical individual instead of holding it awkwardly in front of you like a dowsing rod. If absolutely nothing else, it’ll be more difficult to identify GO gamers in the wild.

According to Niantic CEO John Hanke, stated the business heard various reports of Pokemon GO gamers being encouraged to stroll more and go outdoors, and this was the motivation for Experience Sync:

Up until now in 2018, Trainers have actually currently strolled an impressive 53 percent more while playing Pokémon GO than they carried out in2017 This kind of reaction from the neighborhood strengthens our dedication to not just develop ingenious real-world video games, however likewise to purchase functions like Experience Sync, which supplies a mild however efficient inspiration loop that motivates individuals to get outdoors and be active every day.

This function sounds so easy it’s a little mind-blowing to believe it’s taken Niantic 2 years to put it into the video game. Experience Sync likewise offers you a weekly activity report, revealing you just how much range you covered and any benefits you might have made.

Niantic defined the function would be incorporated with Apple Health (on iOS) and Google Fit (on Android). As the business will be utilizing the very same platform to make its Harry Potter AR video game, it’s probably a function that video game will have from the start.

According to the Pokemon GO group, the function is coming quickly.


Brand-new Experience Sync keeps an eye on all your journeys!
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