Second alpha test of PokéLand goes live this week

30,000 users will be able to test the newest version of the upcoming mobile app.

The second alpha test of the upcoming mobile game PokéLand will be going live in Japan from 5pm Tuesday 17 October to 5pm Friday 27 October, GMT +9.

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30,000 testers will be selected on a first come, first served basis, for people with Android version 4.4 or higher. This comes after the initial test for PokéLand, the continuation of the Pokémon Rumble series, was held in May and June 2017.

Several changes have been made from the initial alpha test, including:

  • Attack power has increased, and it has become possible to break the ‘defensive mode’ of boss Pokémon
  • Rigidity time of ‘avoidance behaviour’ has been extended
  • A new island, Ginger’s Island, can be played after receiving the ‘Mystery Box’
  • After defeating Champion Tower and the Defeat the Island challenges, island Pokémon will be stronger and at a higher level
  • Pokémon found using detectors will be available through regular play

A full list of changes can be found on PokéLand’s official website. We’ve previewed the original alpha build for those curious about the game.

PokéLand’s Twitter also covered the update, tweeting about Ginger’s Island being accessible.

While there is still no word on an official release date, players using iOS will be able to test the game in the first six months of 2018.

Edited by bobandbill.