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Pokemon GO June content update - New season information

Pokémon GO's June content update features information about the upcoming new season of the game called Season of GO.
Pokemon GO June content update - New season information
As May comes to an end, Pokémon GO developer, Niantic, released a June content update that features information about the upcoming new season of the game. The June content update also informed players about a number of other bonuses and events that will take place in the game in the near future.

Here's everything players need to know about the upcoming Pokémon GO updates.

Pokémon GO new season

Pokemon Season of GO
A new season of Pokemon GO is here, and it's called Season of GO. (Image: Niantic)

As the Season of Alola comes to an end, it's nearly time for a brand new season of Pokémon GO called Season of GO. During this season, as the seasons change, players will be able to find different Pokémon in the game based on their location and surroundings.

This season will feature a number of events, including hidden in-person events that have yet to be revealed. The new season will begin on 1st June at 10 am local time.

Pokémon GO candy XL updates

Starting in the Season of GO, the level required to obtain Candy XL has decreased. Players will now be able to obtain Candy XL starting at level 31.

Pokémon GO upcoming events

Niantic has announced a few upcoming events for the month of June.

  • Adventure Week - Adventure Week will be a Rock-type Pokémon-themed event that will take place from 7th June to 12th June 2022. Specific details have yet to be announced, but it's likely that certain Rock-type Pokémon will be spawning more often.
  • Pokémon TCG Crossover Event -  Pokémon GO will collaborate with the Pokémon Trading Card Game team for a special event lasting from 16th June to 30th June 2022, with further details to be announced.

Pokémon GO June raids

Kyogre Pokemon in water
The legendary Pokemon Kyogre will be featured in raids this month. (Image: The Pokemon Company)

It seems that Niantic has a number of great Pokémon, including legendaries, in store for June's Raid content.

Five-star raids

Five-star Raids last for one week and start and end at 10 am local time.

Date Pokémon
1st June - 7th June Kyogre 
7th June - 16th June Groudon
16th June - 23rd June Mewtwo (w/ attack Charged Attack Shadow Ball)
23rd June - 1st July Mewtwo (w/ attack Charged Attack Psystrike)

Mega Raids

Like five-star Riads, Mega Raids last for one week and start and end at 10 am local time.

Date Pokémon
1st June - 7th June Mega Steelix
7th June - 16th June Mega Aerodactyl 
16th June - 23rd June Mega Venusaur
23rd June - 1st July Mega Blastoise

Raid Hours

Raid Hours take place each Wednesday from 6 pm to 7 pm local time.

Date Pokémon
1st June  Kyogre 
8th June & 15th June Groudon
22nd June Mewtwo (w/ attack Charged Attack Shadow Ball)
29th June Mewtwo (w/ attack Charged Attack Psystrike)

That's all the information that Niantic released in the Pokémon GO June content update, including the Pokémon that will be featured in raids this month as well as upcoming events.

For more information on this game as well as other Pokémon GO tips, guides, and news, be sure to check out our dedicated section!

 

Featured image courtesy of Niantic.