Latest reports suggest that Mewtwo will be released in “Pokémon Go” as early as next week. However, trainers may not be able to catch it for some time. According to ForbesThe Psychic-type Mewtwo are only available to elite trainers who were there during the "Pikachu Outbreak in Yokohama, Japan.' The critter is currently the most powerful in the game, even though Legendary Beasts such as Suicune, Raikou and Entei are already making their way into the game.

Most-wanted Psychic Pokémon and EX Raids

Mewtwo remains the most-wanted and players, for now, have to get on with the EX Raids, formerly known as Exclusive Raids.

There is word on how Niantic will be rolling these out and it is not good news for many people. According to Pokémon GO Live, Niantic will start an EX Raid Battle field-testing phase in select Gyms before making the feature available globally. Meanwhile, the Legendary Pokémon are traveling the entire globe. Niantic will further test and analyze feedback from the global trainer community.

“During the field test, we’ll be making periodic adjustments to EX Raid eligibility requirements, frequency, times, locations, and durations with the goal of making the EX Raid Battle feature engaging, rewarding, and most importantly, fun for Trainers who regularly participate in Raid Battles,” the report states.

Slow rollout of EX Raids

According to Forbes, the rewards and requirements of the EX Raids will be totally different from the Normal Raids and also the normal Legendary Raids. This is perhaps why Niantic will be performing extensive testing before releasing them. As is evident, the EX Raids will get a slow rollout. The feature must be different, special and awesome as Niantic seems pretty serious about it.

Any kind of Raiding requirement could be a problem

The game maker should take extra care so as not to make the feature inaccessible. Reports suggest that the feature will be fun for those trainers who participate regularly in Raids. It is possible that players will first have to do a number of Raids before they can get their hands on the EX Pass.

Niantic may, in fact, introduce some sort of raiding requirement before players can unlock an EX Raid.

If any of this is true, then it could be troublesome for a large section of players who only fire up the game app on weekends. Moreover, those in rural areas with limited access to Gyms may also find themselves in a difficult situation. Not all players can dedicate all their time to playing the game. They may miss Raids when they are busy but busier trainers should also get a chance to own Mewtwo.

Niantic must make the Raids easily accessible. It must distribute them equally and trainers with access must also be able to complete them. Stay tuned for more updates on “Pokémon GO.”