Developer Niantic has released four vibrant Pokémon Go backgrounds for trainers to use as virtual backgrounds in their video calls or set as wallpapers on small and large screens. Users can download the images on any device: smartphone, laptop or desktop. We have listed down how you can save, share or apply the beautiful Pokémon Go backgrounds on your devices.
Download Pokémon Go backgrounds
Trainers can express their love for the game with family, friends or colleagues by using the newly released backgrounds depicting the various creatures of the Pokémon world having fun with team leaders and trainer avatars. Here is how to download and use on any device.
- Go to Pokémon Go Twitter account.
- Click on the following tweet.
Just because you’re playing at home doesn’t mean you can’t do so in style! 😎 Here are some downloadable backgrounds you can use while you video chat with friends! pic.twitter.com/cT1Isgps6v
— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) May 15, 2020
- Open each image by clicking on it and selecting the ‘three dots’ button on the top right corner of the picture. Select ‘Save Photo’ option to save the file to your downloads folder on laptop, or directly save it in the photos library on your smartphone.
How to apply virtual backgrounds on Zoom and Skype calls
At the moment only a few platforms offer virtual backgrounds feature. Skype and Zoom are the two video conferencing apps which allow users to set virtual backgrounds in their video calls. The ability to create an entertaining online space is needed more than ever during the ongoing global health crisis. With home bound work force continuing work online mostly via video conferencing apps like Zoom, Google Meet, Hangouts and more, routines can get mundane. Thus, people are on the look out for creative and interactive ways add flare to their daily virtual routines. We have listed down easy to follow guides for you to use Pokémon Go artwork as virtual backgrounds during Zoom or Skype video calls.
- How to change your Zoom background on Mac and iPhone
- Skype updated with Zoom-like virtual custom backgrounds
This one of a kind augmented reality, free-to-play game released in 2016 and instantly became a worldwide hit. Currently, the app has 67 million daily users in United States and 311 million in Asia-Pacific region. With such impressive numbers, the game earned an estimated $900 million via in-app purchases. The game is available on iOS and Andriod smartphones. As an active player and fan, I give it 5 out of 5 rating.