Pokemon Go, the popular Augmented Reality game which made people crazy has finally comes to India. Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited has tied up with American Software development company Niantic to bring Pokemon Go to India. The most waited reality game will be launched on December 14 in association with Reliance Jio.
Many reliance digital stores and partner premises of Reliance in India will appear as ‘PokoStops’ or ‘Gyms’ in the Pokemon Go game beginning. The concept of Pokemon Go game spellbound the entire nation and increased curiosity on the game. Now, the Pokemon Go sensation that obsessed the entire nation has come to India nearly five months from its official launch.
Reliance Jio users can download the Pokemon Go and play without acquiring data charges till March 31, 2017, as a part of Reliance Jio Happy New Year offer. Pokemon Go players will have access to an exclusive Pokemon Go channel through a social messaging app which is Jio chat to allow Pokemon Go players. Then the players will collaborate and be part of a community of players with daily tips, clues, and contests.
Speaking to media, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Niantic, John Hanke said, “We are excited to tie up with India’s current trending mobile network Reliance Jio to bring famous reality game Pokemon Go in India. It’s delighting to see Pokemon fans in India step out discover their neighborhoods in search of Pokemon and experience the game with Jio’s high-speed 4G LTE network.”
On the flipside, Mathew Oommen, Reliance Jio President said, “We are excited to bring world famous Pokemon Go in India through our network. Pokemon Go has registered more than 500 million downloads globally and now here we are presenting Reliance Jio Pokemon Go to Indians. Our association with Niantic not only brings access to the Pokemon Go App but also unlocks the doors to more opportunities for our users to enjoy content on Jio’s one of a kind mobile broadband network.”