Pokemon Go introduces 80 new Pokemon around the world

Players can expect to see the update later this week

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(WFLA) — Niantic, Inc. and The Pokémon Company International said they are adding 80 new Pokémon to the popular Pokémon GO app.

Reportedly, the Pokémon included are from the Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver video games. Chikorita, Cyndaquil and Totodile are some of the iconic characters included.

In the game, Pokémon will appear “in the wild” as players explore their neighborhoods and cities to catch Pokémon.

The latest app update also introduces a new encounter gameplay, new Evolution items, two new Berries and expanded outfit and accessory options for their Trainer avatars.

Players can expect to see the update later this week.