Pokemon Company has announced a Pokemon GO app with enabled GPS. The app is being developed in partnership with Niantic Labs and it will allow users to find and catch Pokemon in real life.
For this purpose, Pokemon Go app will use location tracking with GPS. Pokemon Company also announced that the app will be free for all Android and iOS users.
Pokemon Go will release in 2016 and will also allow trade, battle in real world in addition catching Pokemon. John Hanke, founder and CEO of Niantic, Inc.
Pokémon GO is a wonderful combination of Niantic’s real world gaming platform and one of the most beloved franchises in popular culture. Our partnership with The Pokémon Company and Nintendo is an exciting step forward in real-world gaming and using technology to help players discover the world and people around them.
Dedicated fans can buy a Pokémon GO Plus, which can be worn on the wrist and will connect to the Pokemon Go app via Bluetooth. It’s a cool gadget that will vibrate and light-up whenever a Pokemon is close-by.
Here’s a trailer for Pokemon GO:
Will you be looking for Pokemon in the real world?