Company Niantic, created together with Nintendo game Pokemon Go, confirmed its plans to soon release version of the project for “smart” watches Apple Watch. This is stated in the official Twitter-account of the game.
“Pokemon Go for the Apple Watch will be released in the near future. Follow the news”, — stated in the message Niantic.
Apple Watch users will be able to search for pokemon, to carry eggs and perform other actions, as in the original version. On the screen of the smart watch will display the information about the number of steps taken and calories expended.
Tweet-confirmation of the upcoming release of the game would occur after the discussion on Reddit, in which the anonymous author claimed that porting games wearable computer Apple “may be delayed”, and development stopped.
“Thanks for the concern! Description on Reddit is untrue,” — said in Niantic asked to comment on the situation. Previously, the company has repeatedly promised that the version of the game for Apple Watch will be ready by the end of 2016.
The launch of the popular project about the virtual monsters on the Apple Watch announced during iPhone 7 the head of Niantic’s John Hanke. Judging by the presented materials, the game design will be more minimalist than the version Pokemon Go on iOS and Android. However, basic functionality, including catch pokemon during Hiking and visiting pokescope will remain.