CEO and Founder of Niantic, John Hanke, gave a press conference this morning in the city of Dortmund, Germany, discussing what’s coming for ‘Pokemon Go!’ over the summer.
Looking ahead to the first event in the Pokémon GO Summer Tour 2018, he said “We’re looking forward to celebrating the two year anniversary of Pokémon GO with fans and Trainers worldwide during the Pokémon GO Summer Tour 2018. The city of Dortmund has been an incredible partner in creating a one-of-a-kind experience for Trainers across Europe to play Pokémon GO together while experiencing the beauty of Westfalenpark and the city’s countless cultural highlights.”
The ‘Safari Zone’ is a summertime event which will take place in Dortmund’s Westfalenpark over the summer, starting today. On a daily basis, One-of-a-kind group photos will be taken of all those at the event. The event lasts until the 1st of July.
Thomas Westphal, CEO of Dortmund’s economy funding, added: “We are very happy to be part of such a special event. The City of Dortmund is used to host thousands of people from all over the world, and as one of the largest urban parks in Europe, the Westfalenpark is tailor-made for this occasion. Additionally, the residual city area of Dortmund offers way more than the in-game highlights. To everyone who is about to visit our historical city: have fun!”