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Pokemon Go Dev Removes Legendary Pokemon from Trainer Accounts Following Articuno Appearance

Niantic says the legendary Pokemon "got into a few accounts when they shouldn't have."

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masterfox1871d ago (Edited 1871d ago )

See another reason why online only games sucks!, Devs can remove your Pokemons for no reason :D

Double_O_Revan1870d ago

Wow, that's bullshit! I'd be pissed! Preventing it from happening again would be the proper response, but taking it from people that already have it, even if it was a mistake, is pretty low. It's not like it was that strong anyway. It was only like 1500cp.

GrimmyReaper1870d ago

and it's not like they can level it up either. Well, maybe once buy thats not gonna do much

CorndogBurglar1870d ago (Edited 1870d ago )

Its hard to say who is at fault here. Its not like the Articuno showed up and this person caught it fair and square.

This person claims that the devs gave it to them because of an issue with the game that they called about.

Of course the dev says that didn't happen and that people have been messing with the code to make pokemon appear.

Sounds like BS from the devs, but no one can really be sure. It wouldn't be the first time players have cheated a video game. It also wouldn't be the first time a dev lied...

extermin8or1870d ago

I mean if they give it to them, surely they will have the email saying so?

CorndogBurglar1870d ago

@exterminator

Would they have an email though? How do we know the devs didn't just add it to their pokemon inventory after a phone conversation? No email needed.

They can clearly remove pokemon from people's accounts, so one would have to assume they would also be able to add pokemon to people's accounts.

Goldby1870d ago

"oh god this guy called again about issues with battery life... just give him a legendary to shut him up"

2 days later with boss. "You did what!?"

NohansenBoy1870d ago

Good thing I don't care much for this fad game.

1870d ago