pokemon-go-apple-watchOver the weekend there were rumors that the Apple Watch version of Pokemon GO had been cancelled. Niantic has since debunked the rumors by reassuring gamers that the game was still in development for the Apple Watch. In fact recently it has been discovered by folks at The Silph Road that the latest Pokemon GO APK for Android reveals hints at the Apple Watch app.

The Silph Road writes, “Many new references to the watch ‘faces’ and interactions are showing. Code to sync KMs walked has appeared, along with a few other tie-ins to the main app (e.g. the Pokedex). We are not able to see how Apple HealthKit has been integrated, and whether the watch itself will be involved in tracking KMs.”

If anything this seems to more or less confirm that the game has been anything but cancelled. It also seems to hint that Niantic could be getting ready to launch the Apple Watch app, but when exactly that will take place remains to be seen. As it stands Niantic has yet to provide gamers with a specific date as to when the game will be released.

All we heard from Niantic is that it would be “coming soon”, whether or not this will see a release by the end of 2016 or in time for Christmas is anyone’s guess, but here’s hoping that gamers won’t have to wait too long for it.

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