Pokemon Go officially available in Benelux for iOS and Android

Jul

17

2016

The popular mobile game Pokemon Go is officially available in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg for iOS and Android. To date had players who bought the game download it from an unofficial website and install it, but that is no longer needed.

Niantic developer makes the news among other known through Facebook. Netherlands and Belgium access to the game along with 24 other European countries. Despite the fact that the game only now gets its official release would from research prove Multi Scope that about 10 percent of the Dutch would all Pokemon Go games over 18 years.

The popularity of the game has ensured that demand for power in the banks PriceWatch suddenly greatly increased . A negative consequence of the popularity, there is also: multiple counterfeit versions of the game are in circulation. These are loaded with things like backdoors. This may have been a reason for Niantic developer and publisher Nintendo to accelerate the release of Pokemon Go; distribution via the App Store and Play Store is the most effective way to stifle the spread of infected Pokémon Go apps in the bud.

Pokemon Go is one of Nintendo’s first releases on mobile devices as part of a new strategy for the company. The game is basically free-to-play and provides micro-transactions. For example, players pay money for a stock Pokéballs. Nintendo has stated that they are trying to ensure that all players spend small amounts of money to the game rather than a small number of players who spend a lot of money. So far it seems to work out . According to SurveyMonkey’s Pokemon Go in the US is now the most popular mobile game of all time.

Pokemon Go is an augmented-reality game, where the camera of your smartphone or tablet can be used to explore the world and to catch Pokémon. The concept is similar to Ingress, which is also developed by Niantic. The locations of so-called gyms where players must fight, be equal to the strategic points of Ingress.

The app is optimized for smartphones, but can also work on tablets. The Android device must have version 4.4 or later of the OS and have a minimum of 2GB of RAM. In practice, however, the app also works on smartphones with less ram. The app is compatible with Android devices that have an Intel Atom SOC, even though the description of the apps do not.

Pokemon Go now to download in the Google Play Store and iTunes. Today Tweakers also has a review published in the game, including video.

Update, 14:00: in the description of the Pokemon Go app is that Intel Atom socs are not supported, but several Tweakers report that this is now the case. The article is adapted accordingly.

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