Two weeks ago, Niantic, publisher of the popular game Pokémon GO released the first big update of the game, which includes 80 new pokemons to catch and other features. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Niantic CEO John Hanke revealed that three major releases are planned for Pokémon GO this year , but they do not specify the content. According to a recent interview with John Hanke, two new expected features are being developed, namely the ability to exchange Pokémon with other players , and duels between players . So there's a good chance that these two important features will be part of these three major versions coming in 2017, with probably new Pokémon to catch and other gameplay and interface improvements. John Hanke also unveiled some interesting figures on Pokémon GO, namely that players caught 88 billion Pokémon , and that the game was downloaded 650 million times , of which 500 million two months after launch, which gives 150 million In the last five months . To celebrate Pokémon Day, which marks the launch of the first Pokémon game (February 27, 1996), until March 6, Pikachu will be dressed in a festive hat. Any Pikachu caught during this period will retain this decorative attribute.