All you need to know about most trending PokÃ©mon Go app based game.
These days every second person is busy in catching PokÃ©mon in their android phones. Right after the release of PokÃ©mon Go Game in most regions of the world it became most popular game played by the users reaching 75 million downloads by iOS and android phones.
What is PokÃ©mon Go?
PokÃ©mon Go is an app based free to play game in AR (augmented reality) world. With the help of GPS you can catch and explore more than 100 species of digital PokÃ©mon on real life location.
This AR game was conceptualized and developed by Satoru Iwata of Niantic Inc., an American Software company and Tsunekazu Ishihara of The PokÃ©mon Company. After the end of successful test run of the game on June 30, 2016, it was initially released in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States’ players on July 6, 2016.
But due to high demand of the game, it started to strain PokÃ©mon Go server and therefore release in most of the region of the world was delayed.
PokÃ©mon jargon â€“ Before you start the game
PokÃ©mon - pocket monster
Poke-stop - landmark
Poke-ball - a supply that you can throw to capture PokÃ©mon for training
Gym - a location where PokÃ©mon battle each other
How PokÃ©mon Go apk works - Gotta catch them all
PokÃ©mon Go is an AR (augmented reality) game where a player is challenged to find and catch PokÃ©mon in the real world. As you start moving, your device will vibrate as soon as it sense any PokÃ©mon nearby. Then you have to aim at the PokÃ©mon with the Poke ball to catch it with the help of your device.
Sponsorship deal with McDonald’s
The record-breaking app of the Niantic â€“ PokÃ©mon Go got its first sponsorship deal with McDonald’s in Japan on July 22, 2016. And according to St. Louis Post-Dispatch report around 3,000 outlets of Japan will convert into a PokÃ©mon Go gym or a Poke-stop resulting into better traffic and more revenue. These Poke-stops guarantee to find PokÃ©mons and provide virtual gym for the training for fight. Recently the Yelp app, (restaurants review and food guide) added PokÃ©mon Go filter to its search engine as a business strategy to attract more PokÃ©mon players to a particular restaurant to earn revenue on their visit. Many restaurants are following similar strategy to boost up their sales by shredding very small amount of money.
Flip side of the game: Accidents, robbery, negligence and so on.
This new game has taken the world by storm especially young users as right after the release of the PokÃ©mon Gogame many dangerous situation noted all around the world.
Right after the release, it acted as a magnet for many controversies especially related to accidents and nuisance caused by teenagers and youngsters all around the world. Many of them crossed fences, entered private property and caused accidents while being indulge in the virtual world of PokÃ©mon. In India, an auto rickshaw bumped into a Mercedes E240 because the 26 years old driver was too busy in playing the AR Nintendo game in Mumbai on July 27, 2016.
According to the Toronto Star News a 29 years old woman allegedly attacked PokÃ©mon Go players with a pellet gun in Newmarket, Ontario on 25th July, 2016. In Missouri, many cases of robbery came into notice where armed robbers allure PokÃ©mon catchers (victims) via game to some isolated location, reported by The Guardian Online.
Good news for PokÃ©mon hunters â€“ PokÃ©mon Go release in India and other Asian countries
Earlier it was reported that In India the game was supposed to release by the end of July. But increasing popularity of the PokÃ©mon Go game has overloaded and crashed the server due to which many country’s release date was delayed. But right after the release of the game in Japan, hope for other Asian countries have increased and India can expect release by August 2016’s first or second week as per NDTV Gadgets 360 report.
Although even without the official release in some region, PokÃ©mon Go apk (application) is available for download on Google play-store.
List of PokÃ©mon Go countries Official release:
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong
- The Netherlands
- United Kingdom
- United States
PokÃ©mon Go tips and cheats
- Turn off AR mode while catching PokÃ©mon to save battery or just turn on battery saving mode in app setting.
- Radar/pulsing ring of every avatar glows whenever you are near to cute little monster or any Pokestop and gym.
- To cover more areas and for fun hunt PokÃ©mon in pairs as it is available for everyone and can be catch by everyone of the same radar.
- What does PokÃ©mon Go green leaf signify? â€“ It indicates the place where PokÃ©mon generally spawn but is not guaranteed.
- Click the button on the right corner to know the proximity level of your beast. One footstep represents it is close.
- Parking lots especially near to Poke-stop seems to have more PokÃ©mon to catch.
- Use of lucky eggs during evolving a PokÃ©mon can help you to get 1000XP every time.
- To hatch your egg faster try moving your phone back and forth as unsteady GPS will trick the game.
- Dodging can help small and quick PokÃ©mon to take down the big monsters during fight.
- You get only one chance to pick a gymonce you reach level 5.
Awareness and safety campaigns for PokÃ©mon Go â€“ PokÃ©mon cannot go
Due to the increasing obsession for the PokÃ©mon Go game, Mumbai Police have recently come up with the creative way to warn and create awareness among the players. They tweeted a funny but serious GIF, where a police catches a PokÃ©mon using a Poke-ball with a very important message - Life is not a game. Especially not one to be played on the roads! #RoadSafety
PokÃ©mon Go news and rumors
PokÃ©mon Go is the most popular apk (application) downloaded than Tinder and is ready to threaten Twitter with 60% more users. Even Instagram and Whatsapp is lagging behind in terms of spending minimum time on app per day, according to Dailymail Online. FX News Call reported that it is rumored that Mewtwo PokÃ©mon will be released after the global launch of the PokÃ©mon Go apk.
Due to release delay of PokÃ©mon Go in many countries PokÃ©mon Go Plus launch date pushed back to September. It is a small wearable device for wrist that helps you to play game on the move.