Pokemon GO gets 8-bit Pokedex graphics for April Fools' Day

We always want to bring you the most immersive graphics experience possible, and we’re excited to share our latest breakthrough with millions of Pokémon GO Trainers around the world. Starting later today, you can be one of the first to experience this all-new graphics engine.

Experience Pokémon GO like never before with cutting-edge 8-BIT GRAPHICS! Registering approximately twice the definition of 4K, the chunky squares of each pixel provide realistic detail and unbelievable definition. Your Pokédex will feel lifelike in ways previously unimagined on any handheld device ever created.

We feel 100% confident in saying that you’ve never seen Pokémon like this in Pokémon GO! We’re looking forward to your feedback on this brand-new feature. Tell us your thoughts on our latest update with #PokemonGO, and be sure to include a picture of your favorite Pokémon!

Thanks to Kolma for the heads up!

Categories: Press Releases, Mobile
Tags: pokemon, mobile
Games: Pokemon Go


Oh, it's an April Fool's Day thing? I actually liked it when I saw it, because it made things load faster...

Crap - forgot tomorrow is the day the entire internet lies 😜

They are easier to read. I hope they'll make it an option. :P

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