Pokémon GO developer Niantic introduced this week (by way of 9to5Mac) that it’s ending help for its Apple Watch model of the sport, efficient July 1st, 2019. After that point, gamers received’t be capable of join their Apple Watch to their iPhone app.

The corporate introduced the app in September 2016 and launched it a few months later. Gamers couldn’t play the total sport on their watch — it linked to their cellphone and displayed how far they wanted to stroll earlier than hatching an egg, present what number of expertise factors they’d earned, and would alert them when a pokémon or pokéstop was close by.

In line with the corporate, the Watch app is being discontinued as a result of it launched Journey Sync final 12 months — a function which tracked a participant’s steps within the background, one thing that the Watch app did. “Trainers will now not have to separate their gameplay between 2 units,” Niantic writes.

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