Exclusive perks for Google Play Points members at Pokémon GO Fest 2024

In May, we announced we were powering Google Play Points with exciting new perks and rewards, including exclusive early access to new games, Diamond Valley, and VIP experiences at the hottest events in gaming and entertainment.

We're launching these VIP experiences today at Pokémon GO Fest 2024. We've partnered with Niantic and 100 Thieves to offer exclusive perks and rewards to Play Points members both at home and on-site in New York City. Here's what's available:

Discounts in the Play Store

These exclusive perks are available to all members now through the end of Pokémon GO Fest 2024: Global on July 14:

  • Redeem your points for exclusive partner research: Use your points for exclusive Partner Research, which includes an encounter with the Fireborn Pokémon Charcadet and a chance to earn XP, Stardust, and an Incubator. Available to members in the US, UK, Germany, Japan, Brazil, and South Korea.
  • Watch 100 Thieves live streams: Tune in as Valkyrae, Fuslie, and more guide viewers through Pokémon GO Fest 2024: New York City. Diamond, Platinum, and Gold members: Look for surprise merchandise drops during the streams.
  • Redeem your points for Pokémon GO Fest merchandise: Redeem your points for hats, tote bags, and pins from the official Pokémon GO Fest collection, while supplies last.
  • Request a points boost: From July 5 to July 7, claim a Points Boost to get 5X points on everything you purchase in Pokémon GO.

To redeem your points for Partner Research or Pokémon GO Fest items and claim your Points Booster, visit the Use and Earn tabs on the Play Points homepage.

On site at Pokémon GO Fest 2024: New York City

Members with a ticket to Pokémon GO Fest 2024: New York City can visit the Google Play Space on Randall's Island to claim a reward. If you're a Gold+ member, be sure to grab a wildcard: your VIP pass to exclusive Pokémon x 100 Thieves collection merchandise, meet-and-greets with 100 Thieves creators, and more.

Gold+ members in NYC can also stop by the Google Store in Chelsea from 11am-2pm ET July 5-7 to grab apparel from the Pokémon x 100 Thieves collection on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

For more information about the Pokémon GO Fest experience, check out the Pokémon GO team’s blog post or the Play Store.