Our games are designed to be played outdoors, together with friendsNiantic Explorers have walked more than 14.9B kilometers with Niantic games so far this year! World Walking Day is coming up on October 1, and at Niantic we’re all about taking your gaming adventures outdoors. Just the other day I found myself waking up early just to plan a long walk!” said Ashenbubs, from England. “Pikmin Bloom was released the same time my wife and I first moved to Japan. It was there we locked eyes with a local player who immediately asked us ‘Pikmin Bloom?’ with a big smile.