The app, created by mobile game developer Niantic for Nintendo Co Ltd, is upending the world of gaming, getting players off the couch and walking outside to play.
Nevertheless, Niantic quickly pushed out an update that fixed the bug and put countless minds at ease. That said, using Google Cardboard or any Virtual Reality accessory with Pokemon Go is an interesting option, but it requires additional accessories to throw the Pokeballs to catch the Pokemon.
"Who doesn't want to listen to the Pokemon Go theme song?" he said. Staring at their phone screens, they search for virtual Pokemon characters that appear to pop up at office spaces, restaurants, museums and other places.
All of this information can be shared with The Pokémon Company, which partnered with Niantic to build the game. In response, the makers of Pokemon Go have said people should "play with friends when going to new or unfamiliar places" and "remember to be safe and alert at all times".
With this launch, we're expecting more will go insane with Pokemon GO. With Pokemon Go it can indeed aim to "catch 'em all".the gamers that is. They can also use their phone's cameras to see the Pokemon superimposed on the physical area in front of them.
Pokemon Go is everywhere since it was released last week, people all over the U.S. are playing the game regardless of their task at hand.
Macquarie Securities revealed through a note to clients that 'Pokemon Go' has earned more that what was expected. This means that "Pokemon Go" makes people give up a lot of their personal information.
"And of course, there's the risk of injury or death from not paying attention to your surroundings as you play the game", the report added. Players should be respectful of others' private property.
However, he said, there may be instances where cyber criminals may try taking advantage of the app's popularity and Android's laxer security standards to spread infected fake "backdoored" versions of the app to get inside users' devices.