Pokémon GO Fireworks Explained - Why are there fireworks in the sky

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If you walk Pokémon GOand you haven't checked out the full game news announcement, you're probably wondering why fireworks are soaring into the sky all around you. The answer is that there's a new event unfolding, and it's a big one. Let's explain as we break down the answer to why are there fireworks in the sky in Pokémon GO.


Why are there fireworks in Pokémon GO

Fireworks are part of the brand new fifth anniversary celebration event that recently launched in Pokémon GO. It was a highly anticipated event for fans, but Niantic didn't reveal details until very close to the launch on the other side of the world. However, it's happening now, and we already have plenty of details about the celebration, including why there are fireworks in the sky in Pokémon GO.


It's just a way to celebrate the new event, which marks the fifth anniversary of the game's worldwide release in 2022. Much has changed since then, including the frequency and regularity of events like this. It feels like it's going on all the time, whereas around launch things were pretty stable for a long time. Now, every week seems to bring a new celebration, with the Bidoof Breakout event ending not so long ago.

This fifth-anniversary celebration event isn't even the biggest thing happening in July 2022. We still have Pokémon GO Fest 2022 to look forward to as it will end in just over a week. You can read more about the whole celebration in our Pokémon GO Fifth Anniversary event guide, which details all the different bonuses going on during the event, including the fireworks in the sky.


So there you have it, the quick answer to why there are fireworks in Pokémon GO right now.



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