False Rumours of a Legendary Pokémon Appearance Created a Scene at Comic-Con

By Nathan Grayson on at

This was the scene outside San Diego Comic-Con’s Hall H yesterday, after rumours flew that legendary bird pokémon would be released during Niantic’s Pokémon Go panel.

It didn’t happen, but hundreds of people still gathered outside the building (the panel filled up fast) in hopes of being among the first to catch one. “I’m gonna leave the game open,” I heard one person say after the panel ended. “Just in case.”