Well, guess what? Pokémon Go has just broken a new record! It is the most downloaded app in history.
I’m sure those of us who aren’t in the loop yet are wondering what exactly this Pokémon hullabaloo is all about. Well, Pokémon GO is a mobile version of the popular Pokémon video game from the 90s. The game is considered a breakthrough for reality gaming.
So, what happens is, after establishing a game account, a player creates an avatar by selecting a hair, skin, and eye color; style; and outfit. After the avatar is created, it is displayed at the player’s current location along with a map of the player’s immediate surroundings. Then, making use of GPS and the camera of compatible devices, the game allows players to capture, battle, and train virtual creatures, called Pokémon, who appear on device screens as though in the real world.
Go ahead, try it!