Alongside Pokemon Go’s new “Buddy System” update comes a nostalgia-piquing Easter egg: After walking 10 kilometers with Pikachu, he’ll post up on your shoulder as you hunt Pokemon, according to The Silph Road. Under the “Buddy System,” walking with your chosen “buddy” Pokemon will earn them candy.

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Ishamael

Wait the update rolled out this weekend? Odd...