Pokemon Joe defying the Olympic Games Rio 2016




He noted a new report published by the Reuters news agency and the existence of a state of competition between the augmented reality game “Pokemon Joe” Pokemon the Go and the Olympic Games Rio 2016 held in Rio de Janeiro city, in terms of whichever is more attractive for young Brazilians.

Hundreds of young people gathered in Rio de Janeiro Park on Saturday with their mobile phones to search for virtual creatures in the application of the game, which has become an obsession with the Brazilians since its launch two days before the start of the Olympics.

He pointed to a young Lourdes Drummond gathered that he went to watch the football game between Brazil and Sweden, but then began a game Pokemon Joe, it lost interest in football.

It relies game Pokemon developer Joe by the company, “Niantic” Niantic, which the Japanese company Nintendo owns a large stake of its shares, the augmented reality technology and GPS positioning system to show the animated characters in the real world.

The estimated Claro Claro company, which is the third largest provider of mobile phone services in Brazil, that nearly two million user to download the application they have the game in the Rio area since its official launch in the country on August 3 / August now.

An executive in the company owned by adding “America Movil” telecom company America Movil that more than half of these users were looking for Albuquemonat inside or near the Olympic venues.

And deliberately Kohei Oochimura gymnast Japanese to download the application of the game when he arrived in Brazil for training before the launch of the game Pokemon Joe officially in the country to spend about $ 5,000 on an international Internet usage fees.


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