Top 8 Facts About Pokémon Go

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Pokémon Go is a free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices. Read some interesting facts about Pokemon Go.

1. Pokemon GO used twice as much as Facebook per day.

2. 'Pokemon Go' sets download record on Apple's App Store.

3. At one stage Pokémon Go’s downloads surpassed Tinder on Android devices, with 60% of US downloaders using it daily for around 43 minutes.

4Nintendoare raking in the benefits of the app, even though Pokémon Go is of course a free download, Nintendo’s stock prices increased by 23% after the app’s launch.

5. Niantic used locations fromIngress, a previous game, to construct thePokémon Goworld. Niantic worked alongside Nintendo to create the app.

6. On 8thJuly 2016, near a Wyoming river, a 19-year-old girl; Shayla Wiggins stumbled upon a body floating in the water, and not the dream water Pokémon she was searching for. Don’t worry Shayla; it would only have been a Magikarp anyway.

7. It’s estimated that Pokémon Go had 15 million downloads in it’s first week of release, and earns $1.6 million in daily revenue. Pokémon Go has been downloaded 100 million times since launch

8. Pokémon Go was inspired by a 2014 Google April fool’s joke in which a job ad was placed for a Pokémon Master and asked players to explore a map catching Pokémon. The huge interest in the prank sparked an idea and here we are today.