About a week ago, data miners discovered bits of code hidden in Pokémon GO suggesting that the popular app would be receiving daily quests and bonuses at some point in the future. The data miners found references to "first catch of the day" and "first Pokéstop of the day," indicating that you'll receive a reward of some kind for checking these off your list each day. Since this hidden text surfaced, developer Niantic has now officially announced not only daily bonuses, but also weekly bonuses including XP, stardust, and "a greater number of additional items." Here's Niantic's full explanation of what's coming in the update.

We want to provide you a detailed look at a new feature coming soon to Pokémon GO - Daily bonuses! Trainers will soon be able to receive a bonus for certain daily activities, including catching a Pokémon or visiting a PokéStop once a day. You'll earn a larger bonus if you do this seven days in a row!

Catching a Pokémon every day will earn the following bonus:

  • 500 XP
  • 600 Stardust

Catching a Pokémon every day for 7 days straight will earn the following larger bonus:

  • 2,000 XP
  • 2,400 Stardust

Visiting a PokéStop and spinning the Photo Disc every day will earn the following bonus:

  • 500 XP
  • A number of additional items

Visiting a PokéStop every day for 7 days straight will earn the following larger bonus:

  • 2,000 XP
  • A greater number of additional items

If you catch a Pokémon at any time on Tuesday local time, you'll be eligible for the next daily bonus on Wednesday at 12 AM local time.

It's not yet clear when this update will be available, but it should be sometime soon. After the game's Halloween event proved to be a smashing success, Niantic will hopefully want to capitalize with more updates and events in the near future.

Source: Niantic

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