Pokémon GO adding Pichu, Togepi

Niantic has announced the next batch of Pokémon making their way into Pokémon GO, and it won’t be all second generation Pokémon, yet.

Togepi and Pichu coming to Pokémon GO

Niantic posted the following update to their website:

Professor Willow has discovered Togepi and Pichu hatching from Eggs! Starting later today, Trainers will have the opportunity to hatch these and several other Pokémon that were originally discovered in the Johto Region in Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver video games. These are the first of more Pokémon coming to Pokémon GO over the next few months. Be sure to use the hashtag #PokemonGO on Twitter to share your experiences as you explore your local neighborhoods with family and friends, walk to hatch these Pokémon from Eggs, and register them to your collection this holiday season. We can’t wait to see what Pokémon you’ve hatched!

We also have another special treat for you. Starting later today through December 29, 2016, 10:00 A.M. PST, you’ll find limited edition Pikachu all over the world. These Pikachu will be wearing a festive hat to celebrate the season! Use the Pokémon GO AR camera when you encounter them in the wild to take their picture and share it with us using #HolidayPikachu.

So, not all second gen Pokémon are coming yet, but it does seem odd to me that Togepi and Pichu are the ones that they chose to add first.

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