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pokémon go

Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go is a free-to-play location-based augmented reality mobile game developed by Niantic. It was initially released in July 2016 for iOS and Android devices, starting withAustralasia, the United States, and parts of Europe, with Asian and other European releases to follow.

The game allows players to capture, battle, and train virtual Pokémon who appear throughout the real world. It makes use of GPS and the camera of compatible devices. Although the game is free-to-play, it supports in-app purchases of additional gameplay items. An optional companion Bluetooth wearable device, the Pokémon Go Plus, is planned for future release and will alert users when Pokémon are nearby.

The game received a mixed critical reception. However, it was the most downloaded smartphone app in the United States in its first three days of release and was a boon to Nintendo's stock value.

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