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Pokemon Go is currently hiding a secret confirms Niantic CEO

So it turns out that we're definitely right to keep hunting for hidden features in Pokemon Go (opens in new tab). I spoke to Niantic CEO John Hanke last week and asked about secrets currently hiding within in the catch 'em all app. “There will always be secrets in the game that no one has found because we’re always adding new secrets to the game," he teased. "There’s one out there right now and we’ll see how that plays out over the course of the next few weeks.” When I asked if this was released alongside the Halloween update, Hanke wasn't revealing anything else; “I am not giving you any clues.” Hmmm...

Intrepid data miners have found more info on Ditto in Pokemon Go (opens in new tab)but that info has been there from the beginning. Whatever is hiding now might have been added recently along with the updates for Halloween and the new daily bonus updates. As revealed by Niantic (opens in new tab) earlier this week, your first catch of the day will award you with extra XP and Stardust and your first Pokestop spin should also give you bonus bits and pieces. We'll also find more Pokemon out in the world until November 11 to celebrate the new feature. What better excuse do you need to complete your collection? 

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Louise Blain
Louise Blain

Louise Blain is a journalist and broadcaster specialising in gaming, technology, and entertainment. She is the presenter of BBC Radio 3’s monthly Sound of Gaming show and has a weekly consumer tech slot on BBC Radio Scotland. She can also be found on BBC Radio 4, BBC Five Live, Netflix UK's YouTube Channel, and on The Evolution of Horror podcast. As well as her work on GamesRadar, Louise writes for NME, T3, and TechRadar. When she’s not working, you can probably find her watching horror movies or playing an Assassin’s Creed game and getting distracted by Photo Mode.