Pokemon Unite 1
Credit: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon UNITE Public Test: How to download and play

Can’t get enough of Pokémon UNITE? The Pokémon Company allows you to test upcoming features through the Pokémon UNITE Public Test.

The Public Test allows players to try out upcoming features and receive rewards for doing so. Here’s everything you need to know about it, including how to download it.

Everything you need to know about the UNITE Public Test

Pokémon UNITE gameplay
The Pokémon Company
Can iOS users play the Pokémon UNITE Public Test?

No, the UNITE Public Test is only available to Android users in select regions

Who is eligible to play in the Pokémon UNITE Public Test?

Players have to be a minimum of 16 years old and should reside in either the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, or India to play the Public Test.

What is different in the Pokémon UNITE Public Test compared to the live game?

The public test contains upcoming features which could include Pokémons, held items, and more for players to test out before they officially release. This is done to ensure game balance and remove bugs before they emerge on live servers.

Will data from the Pokémon UNITE Public Test affect the main game?

No, the Public Test and the main version of Pokémon UNITE are separate. The game data and the progression in the Public Test won’t affect the main game.

Can I get rewards for playing the Pokémon UNITE Public Test?

Yes, you can complete an in-game survey while playing the Public Test to receive a reward code, containing in-game items or currency. This code can be redeemed in the main game.

How to download the UNITE Public Test:

Pokémon UNITE
The Pokémon Company

The test is open to all Android users in the aforementioned regions. To download it, follow these steps:

  • Head over to the official Public Test website.
  • Scroll down to the “Download Now” bottom.
  • Press “Download Now.”
  • Check the disclaimer tickbox (preferably after reading its contents).
  • Press “Download” to confirm.
  • The APK file will begin downloading. Once it has finished, click on it to begin the installation process.

Once you have finished downloading it on your device, click on it and enjoy. Be sure to fill out any surveys, or you will not receive any rewards.

The Pokémon Company has also said that it may delete the data and update the Public Test at any given time without prior notice.

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