Pokemon Go update in the works

In this Friday, July 22, 2016 photo, a Pokemon Go player attempts to catch Charmander, one of Pokemon's most iconic creature, in New Delhi, India. "Pokemon Go," the highly addictive online game, has landed in India and thousands are out searching for pokemon characters as the mania spreads. Although it has not been launched officially in India, the augmented-reality-based game has caught on, with fans also using virtual private networks (VPNs) to change their locations and catch pokemons in New York and London while sitting in their Indian homes. (AP Photo/Thomas Cytrynowicz)

(NBC) — There’s big news for Pokemon Go fans.

A large update is due to arrive this week with 80 new Pokemon to capture.

There will also be some changes in how players catch them.

The 80 Pokemon were originally discovered in the Pokemon Gold and Silver, released in 2000 for Nintendo’s GameBoy color.

Pokemon Go launched in July 2016 and instantly became a viral sensation.

It broke Apple’s App Store record for the most downloads during it’s first week.

 

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