The Pokémon Go community was left stunned after witnessing a player traveling through time thanks to a strange medal bug.
The augmented reality game Pokémon Go continues to go strong with a dedicated following since its release in 2016. With a monumental launch, it was the game everyone had, becoming a near-global phenomenon.
Since that time, the game has slowly continued with developers Niantic adding new Pokémon, content, events, and more. Dedicated fans have remained loyal to the title, continuing to capture, train, and battle with the Pokémon they obtain while wandering around.
A strange Pokémon Go glitch surprised the community
Some players have been so eager to play Pokémon Go, that they have managed to time travel to the future, just to get more play time.
A Pokémon Go player stunned the community by showing off an achievement he obtained on February 17, 2024. Of course, it wasn’t the achievement itself that was impressive, but rather the date it was released. accomplished.
If you haven’t realized it yet, the feat was titled as being much further into the future, as if the player had transcended time and space to travel where none had gone before. Players were taken aback by the screenshot, pointing to time zones as the culprit.
“When they said Australia were ahead of us, I didn’t realize they were days ahead,” one player pointed out.
“You checked who wins the Super Bowl at least so I can place some bets… or maybe check the stock market,” another joked.
Luckily, a knowledgeable user chimed in with an explanation, stating that the medal was part of an entry into an event happening the following week.