Pokemon Go: How to Install Game On iOS and Android Devices

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Niantic has released Pokemon Go in the United States at launch on July 6.

"Go" seems to be largely drawing on the location data collected from Ingress players.

Pokemon Go has already been such a runaway success that developers Niantic Labs are likely to sit down in six months and wonder how the hell they're going to match its success.

"Pokemon GO" APK for iOS and Android reportedly will be released anytime this week, Tech Radar reported. "I suspect that both general and scholarly interest in augmented reality technologies will continue to grow, particularly as people begin to understand more deeply what it means to have computers as playmates, not just as playthings". But The augmented reality video game is slowly making its way around the globe, recently launching in Germany, and now available in the UK. In Antelope, California, two men playing the game in a park late on Sunday reported being robbed and carjacked by a gunman. The game was the most downloaded free app on Apple's app store, and Nintendo shares surged almost 25 per cent on Monday. Instead of pushing a control stick to move your character, you actually have to get up and move.

People spend more time on it than on Facebook and Snapchat.

The Pokemon Go app has been downloaded 7.5 million times in the United States as of earlier this week.

The game that is evoking love for Pokemon all over again is said to have earned millions of dollars in its launch week itself.

Analysts aren't sure how much "Pokemon Go" will boost Nintendo's profit margin, but they do say the game needs to earn well to have a major impact. Nonetheless the concern remains that cybercrooks are more than likely to try similar tricks on Google Play and elsewhere - so discretion is advised. Users walk around the streets and in public places to catch the Pokemon.

Pokemon Go trainers who are in desperate need of a Pokestop or Gym near them need to head on over to the official Pokemon Go support page.

In addition to in-app purchases, "there is a second component to our business model at Niantic, which is this concept of sponsored locations", Hanke told the news site.

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