Pokémon Go added 15 new countries in Asia

Since its release, Pokémon Go has achived great success. The game’s extended launch began on July 6, 2016, with releases in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. Pokémon Go quickly became a global phenomenon and was one of the most used mobile apps, reportedly having been downloaded by more than 100 million people worldwide. The game blur the boundaries between virtual space and real space. You can catch virtual creatures by your phones. It suppoted by ios and android devices.

The game is credited with popularizing location-based and augmented reality gaming, as well as for promoting physical activity. Recently we know some accidents happened and have a great neagitive impact on Pokémon Go. But Pokémon Go continues its upward trajectory in terms of overall revenue. App analytics platform Sensor Tower reveals that the game now have over $200 million in net revenue from players based on their estimates.

It’s said that it will defeat Candy Crush. The spending frenzy in Go compares favorably to in-game revenue generated by other huge in-app purchase-driven games, according to data also tracked by the firm. Pokémon’s star power has helped it nearly double the first month revenue of Clash Royale, the other big in-app star this year. And it’s made almost four times as much as Candy Crush Soda Saga managed during its first 30 days of availability.

Last Friday, the game launched in 15 more countries across Asia and Oceania: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau. Pokémon Go experienced a huge spike in revenue generation in mid-July – the day when it launched in Japan. Pokemon Go Account For Sale Niantic is certainly going to be busy monitoring its server uptime with the massive influx of new players that came online over the weekend.

However, it hasn’t yet launched the game in three major mobile and gaming markets: India, China and Korea. Those should help Niantic extend its revenue winning streak, giving us a graph with an even bigger delta between Go and its closest competitors next time around. We don’t know why but maybe it’s contacted with its recent bug. Pokémon Go remove the Pokévision and the player can not catch the Pokémon easily. The market is the home of the Pokémon franchise and the site of its most engaged and loyal fan following.

And while it’s unlikely that anywhere else can provide quite the same revenue pop, Pokémon Go just added 15 new countries in Asia, which should lead to another sustaining boost. Releasing the game in those markets will likely help its flagging growth. But Niantic CEO John Hanke noted that it isn’t really as easy as flipping a switch. He told Forbes that regulations in China and limited Google Maps data for South Korea are holding his company back from launching the game in those countries. Hopefully, Niantic will be able to find ways to tackle those issues and make the game more widely available soon.

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