Angry birds ruled 2010, Candy crush ruled 2014 and 2016 was the year of Pokemon Go. Pokemon Go is the augmented reality-based app, which allows the players to act as the trainers in the game and catch hundreds of innovative Pokemon.
The game won the hearts of millions across the world and people just can?t get enough playing Pokemon Go. Following the launch on July 6 in Australia, New Zealand, and the US, it took only two months to hit the $500 million revenue mark. The game has bagged the fastest growing app of all time. Let?s discover why Pokemon Go is the best game of the year.
Pokemon GO:?A unique concept
Pokemon Go has brought a unique gaming concept that has never been seen before. The game uses the roads and maps of your area through GPRS system and you have to step out to spot Pokemon with your mobile. When a Pokemon appears on your mobile screen, just catch it. Your local landmarks and parks are the Pokestops and the best places to spot Pokemon. This unique concept drove people crazy.
Millions Step out to catch Pokemon
If statistics are to be considered, then Pokemon Go players have walked more than 2500 steps daily. The Pokemon community has traveled more than 8.7 million kilometers which is equivalent to revolving the earth 20,000 times, as per express.co.uk. A recent study conducted by Harvard University suggests that Pokemon Go has greatly contributed to improving players? health. ?
Free to play
The game is free to play for all the players around the world. Anyone at any place can download the game without any charge. Although, the players may need to buy additional incubators to hatch more than one egg at a time.
Strong social element
The game has brought the society at one spot. It is a game with social interaction at its heart. There are dozens of people who interact only because of this game. Many players stepped outside and discuss their gameplay. Many people gathered at Pokestops to lure and catch Pokemon.
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