How to download Pokémon Go on Android Smartphone
Niantic’s latest AR mobile game Pokemon Go creating ripples in the world of internet.Pokémon Go for Android and IOS game currently limited to few countries.Gamers who want to try, can download direct APK which is available here
Pokémon Go, a popular augmented reality mobile game is now available for Android users. The AR game was released in the month of July 2016 in selected regions.
Android and iOS users in United States, Australia and New Zealand can download the location-based game from the Google Play Store at free of cost. The game would be made soon available for other countries.
Pokémon Go is developed by American Software developer company Niantic, Inc in association with Nintendo and The Pokémon Company
The Key person behind the Pokémon Go game is John Hanke of CEO of Niantic Labs. He is also the creator of the INGRESS, an augmented-reality massive multiplayer game.
Pokémon Go AR game is all about bringing the Pokémon characters into the real world. The game progresses with locating, catching, doing battles and trading Pokémon. The game works on location-based algorithms and mainly uses the camera, sensors of your Smartphone.
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The game makes use of the Player’s smartphone GPS and clock to identify you in the game and makes Pokémon appear on your phone screen, and you can catch them by throwing a ball. Totally the game would be featuring with more than 150 Pokémon creatures to look and catch to progress to the next level.
A special accessory called ‘GO PLUS’ was designed by the developers, that resembles a band that alerts users whenever a Pokémon is around you. The game wearable would be costing you around $35.
The beauty of the game is playing it on mobile along with the interaction of real world. Players will progress into the next level after collecting some special items. The game was designed in a way that it will make players walk around at least for 2kms on average. This point makes the game unique from traditional mobile games that require only minimum physical movement and also maintain gamers to be physically fit.
Pokémon Go craze had reached peaks in the countries which it has been released so far. About 5.16% of Android devices in the US had installed this Android Augmented Reality game which shows how people are crazy about it. Due to this Nintendo shares increased by 20% within a week of its release.
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The Pokémon Go game had got an update from 0.29.0 to 0.29.1.The bug which claims to be capturing user credentials from the Google account has been fixed in the new update.
The craze for the game had hiked enormously that people are gathering to play the game, and the gathering places are called Poke spots, Poke stops. An incident in Sydney had happened that involved about 300 Pokémon Go players gathered at an apartment and created a mess by playing the game from midnight 11’o clock to 6’o clock the next morning.
Due to the loud noise and shouting’s of the gamers the residents who lacked a full night sleep lodged a complaint against them. Police have to intervene and made them vacate that spot.
The AR game allows you to travel around your surroundings, landmarks and other locations in your city. You will face a challenge to catch the Pokémon creatures and train, battle them at gyms.
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As every coin has two phases this game is no exception being so entertained and also good for health (Physical movement) Pokémon Go also has some limitations.
Many Accidents had occurred to people who are playing without taking notice of their surroundings. In spite of warnings made by the developers, people are not taking care of what’s moving around their locale and getting in trouble in the form of accidents.
The geo-location feature of the game was cleverly used by the armed robbers attract players to an isolated location and robbed them at gunpoint. As per the cops, a total of 11 Pokémon Go gamers had been robbed by four convicts who were identified and arrested.
To download the Pokémon game on your Android device Just Go to your Google Play store, Search for Pokémon Go and install it. You will be receiving an error message if the game isn’t available in your country.
Another way to download the game is to download the APK file of Pokémon Go from different non-Google websites on the Internet and save it to your smartphone via USB or storing it in SD card.
Before installing users have to open their Smartphone Settings ->Security -> enable the installation of apps from unknown sources button. Now tap on Pokémon GO in your downloads, Install and enjoy the game.
NOTE: The downloading of APK from other websites is not advisable. It may contain some virus or something malicious that may enable hackers to hack user’s data by taking control of their smartphones.