Game mania is found in each crazy person however with a less or more interest. Pokemon Go is going viral on the internet and breaking all the records just within few days after its release. For the game creator John, it has taken 20 hard-working years to gain this overnight success. Pokemon Go is suddenly taking the world by a storm. Basically, it is a Franchise which was launched in the early 1990s.
The concept of the game is, in its world players travel many locations in search of varied monsters. The critters caught can be used to fight with each other. An ultimate goal of a trainer to play the game is to “catch ‘em all”. Defeat the prestigious trainers recognized in the game as gym leaders and Elite Four to become a Pokemon Monster.
Pokemon Go is available in iOS and Android store to play from the smart devices. The new release is different from the previous Pokemon games. An augmented reality game includes some real-world elements in it and hence, some physical activities are required to enjoy the game. Pokemon Go uses Phone’s GPS location and clock to fetch the information. According to your location and time, the Pokemon appears in the game. It is smart enough which recognizes the location. For example, if you are at the park, the Pokemon of bugs and grass types will come out. If the location tracked is by a lake, the water types of Pokemon will emerge. During the night, nocturnal and fairy types of Pokemon will be seen.
Pokemon Go is taking off quickly as the game including physical activity is free to play. An exciting part of the game is, the hubs are created where the players can meet. The game has gyms where you can fight with the gym leaders. This is the big augmented reality game which has gained this much boost in less time. However, before the time “Ingress” and “Life is Crime” both have tried their best to get the bit hits. But, somehow they haven’t gained this much attention as Pokemon Go is getting.
As of now, people has gone crazy for Pokemon Go in the US and the storm is covering Europe soon. Don’t have any idea about the Pokemon Go release date in the UK? Find out the release date of hit smartphone app and start playing.
People have gone mad behind the Pokemon even knowing that it affects the phone’s battery life and data both. The research reveals that it monopolizes your data plan and also drains 15% to 17% of battery if anybody plays it continuously for 30 minutes. Experts have analyzed the app and done a good research on this fact. Game uses the data from your phone’s GPS, Graphics Processor, Cellular Radio, and Camera. This all obviously consume your battery and Data plan.
“On the iPhone, Pokemon Go is definitely a battery hog — but not a data one. We generally saw under 10MB of data use for a half-hour of play. That’s less per hour than I spend on Gmail, to say nothing of streaming video.
The battery results were pretty bad news, though:
- Pokemon Go = 15 percent battery usage for 30 minutes of play
- Facebook = 5 percent battery for 30 minutes
- Spotify (offline playback) = 0 percent for 30 minutes
- Pokemon Go and Spotify together = 17 percent battery use for 30 minutes”
This result is declared by Sean Hollister after a good research on the topic.
The bizarre about Pokemon Go is, In terms of engagement, it is beating the tough giants such as Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Whatsapp as well with 10 million+ downloads within just a week of release. Users spend a good time being busy with the specific app with compare to other social media giants. It has created a history for gaining this much popularity. Anybody can be jealous of competitor gaining this much popularity. But, very few people know that it took a determination and hard work of 20 years of John Hanke, Creator of Pokemon Go. He successfully delivered a great app to the gave lovers. The reason behind an ultimate success is, he had a big vision of a game layer over the world and never stopped working on his dreams.
DataAnalytics firm SimilarWeb puts many surprising facts about the performance of Pokemon Go in front us:
“It updated those numbers Wednesday and claims 5.9 percent of all U.S. Android users opened the Pokémon Go app on Monday, July 11. That’s almost double the 3 percent of Android users who opened the game on July 8.”
Noticing a huge amount of downloads, it seems that everyone in America is addicted to play Pokemon Go without watching the time. Many people are found at the different locations at night as well. Hence, many robbery cases are also registered as people are totally addicted and busy with the game going crazy.
The professionals seeing it as a hole for the personal data security. Many security concerns have raised for the game app as it takes a right to access your whole Google account while you are logging into it. But, Pokemon Go is being cleared on this aspect told that it is a mistake and their programmers have started working on it & will be fixed soon. But, as it is already considered as a security hole, the experts strongly recommend all the players to logged in with the Burner Google account and use an old phone.
Many Pokestops have decided for the game where players can get virtual in-game items. The Holocaust Memorial Museum and Arlington National Cemetery are two of them. And both are requesting smartphone users refrain from catching Pokemon. Museum authorities ask “Stay away Pokemon Players”
Still, a long to go for the Pokemon Go and it has been proved a challenging app that any mobile app developer has dreamt of to reach his/her app. Players have become addicted to playing the game within 10 days of release in the US. Pokemon go continues its worldwide march and now it’s live in the UK & still much more to go!
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