Pokémon Go is a 2016 augmented reality (AR) mobile game developed and published by Niantic in collaboration with Nintendo and The Pokémon Company for iOS and Android devices. A part of the Pokémon franchise, the game is the result of a collaboration between Niantic, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company.
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It uses mobile devices with GPS to locate, capture, train, and battle virtual creatures, called Pokémon, which appear as if they are in the player’s real-world location. The game is free-to-play; it uses a freemium business model combined with local advertising and supports in-app purchases for additional in-game items. The game launched with around 150 species of Pokémon, which had increased to around 600 by 2020.
New! Now you can battle other Pokémon GO Trainers online! Try the GO Battle League today!
Join Trainers across the globe who are discovering Pokémon as they explore the world around them. Pokémon GO is the global gaming sensation that has been downloaded over 1 billion times and named “Best Mobile Game” by the Game Developers Choice Awards and “Best App of the Year” by TechCrunch.
Uncover the world of Pokémon: Explore and discover Pokémon wherever you are!
Catch more Pokémon to complete your Pokédex!
Journey alongside your Buddy Pokémon to help make your Pokémon stronger and earn rewards!
Compete in epic Gym battles and…
Team up with other Trainers to catch powerful Pokémon during Raid Battles!
It’s time to get moving—your real-life adventures await! Let’s GO!
Pokémon Go was released to mixed reviews; critics praised the concept but criticized technical problems. It was one of the most used and profitable mobile apps in 2016, having been downloaded more than 500 million times worldwide by the end of the year. It is credited with popularizing location-based and AR technology, promoting physical activity, and helping local businesses grow due to increased foot traffic.
Cora Frank / Pokémon GO
This game is amazing. I’ve loved Pokémon since I was young and I’ve been playing this since the game was released. However, sometimes there are bugs. Especially in the GO Battle League. My game would lag occasionally and then the opposing team would attack me when I’m unable to move. That isn’t fair…
Alex Macdonald / Pokémon GO
I had previously rated this game as 1* when they reduced the interaction radius but Niantic actually listened to their players and returned it to the doubled distance. It’s really encouraging to see a company make changes to a game based on player feedback. I still don’t think it’s a perfect game an…
Goldfish / Pokémon GO
It’s an alright game, but if you don’t live in a town or city it’s very difficult to play and you will run out of items. Menu + catch animations drag out for longer than they should (please speed them up), and it’s simply impossible to do some of the tasks that require access to a gym or pokestop if…
Great! I have been playing for 2 years on Android and am loving it. The only issue I have recently.is not being able to play in AR mode. Every time I try and take a photk of my Pokemon or feed my buddy the game crashes every time. I thought with the update it might fix it. But am still having the sa…
– This app is free-to-play and offers in-game purchases. It is optimized for smartphones, not tablets.
– Compatible with Android devices that have 2GB RAM or more and have Android Version 6.0–10.0+ installed.
– Compatibility is not guaranteed for devices without GPS capabilities or devices that are connected only to Wi-Fi networks.
– Application may not run on certain devices even if they have compatible OS versions installed.
– It is recommended to play while connected to a network in order to obtain accurate location information.
– Compatibility information may be changed at any time.
– Please visit PokemonGO.com for additional compatibility information.
– Information current as of October 20, 2020.