One of the most ignored elements of Pokemon Go is finally getting the upgrade it deserves. On Wednesday, Niantic revealed a new feature for Pokemon Go called AR+, adding a sense of scale and strategy to Pokemon encounters in the wild. Powered by Apple's ARKit, the new mode will fix Pokemon to a point in space, allowing players to walk up to them and see them at scale from the phone's display. But don't get too close, or they might run away.
While the advanced augmented reality functionality itself is an exciting addition, even more exciting is how it will affect the way that players interact with Pokemon Go. Wild Pokemon encountered in AR+ have a sense of awareness, so it will be important for you to sneak up behind them or they will see you coming and run away.
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