Two more tidbits of news for Pokemon GO players to make note of today. First up, the Mega Buddy Challenge event is now starting to roll out globally. This event runs until Sept. 28th, 2020 and features various spawns, along with the addition of Shiny Doduo and Dodrio. There is also special Timed Research, and if you complete it, you'll get access to research during Halloween for Mega Gengar.
The next bit of info is tied to the Meowth balloon featuring Jessie & James. This balloon will now appear more often from Rocket Balloons. You'll have from now until September 30th to take advantage of the increased appearances. After that, they will no longer appear/