5 Updates That Made Us Open Pokémon Go Again

100 new Pokémon in December, x4 XP and Player vs Player Battles (finally)

Cover photo: Myimagine / Shutterstock.com; Photos: Courtesy of Niantic

If you've set aside your Pokémon Go obsession, it might be time to pick it back up again. Niantic has just announced a line-up of updates for the end of the year, some of which are features that we've been pining for since the start of the game.

While you're at it, why not take the game on some of your real-life Pokémon adventures - check out the Pokémon Run, a Research Exhibition, life-sized Pokémon and collectible plushies at the airport and the return of the Pokémon Cafe.

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2. Double XP and Stardust until 30 Nov

In a Thanksgiving message, Niantic announced that from 23-30 Nov, players can earn will double the amount of XP and Stardust when completing in-game actions.

This would be a good time to go on your Lucky Egg and Evolving spree – it can now earn you four times the XP.

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