Finally, PokemonGo launched in India, Thanks to Niantic- RJio partnership


Reliance Jio is now bringing the looked for after, first-of-its-kind, Augmented Reality game ‘Pokémon GO’ to India in a partnership with Niantic – the publisher and developer of the game.

From tomorrow onwards, thousands of Reliance Digital Stores and select accomplice premises in India will appear as ‘PokéStops’ or ‘Pokemon Gyms’ in the Pokémon GO game.

Pokémon Go has set new world records in the historical backdrops of mobile gaming since its launch in July. It was initially first launched in the US, and then got released in other nations subsequently. It was also the fastest to ever to reach no. 1 in terms of incomes on iOS and Android, according to App Annie.

“We are delighted to partner with Jio to launch Pokémon GO in India. RJio’s disruptive high speed 4G LTE Network will be an excellent way to experience the game,” said Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Niantic, John Hanke.

RJio retail stores and charging stations throughout India will be activated as PokéStops and Gyms within the game to permit people to catch, train, and battle at any of Jio’s outlets throughout the nation.

On RJio’s social messaging app, JioChat, Pokémon players will have entry to an exclusive Pokémon Go Channel. The Pokémon Go Channel will empower Pokémon Go players to work together and be part of an exciting community of players with daily tips, contests, clues, and special events.

The best things is during the Happy New Year Offer, RJio SIM customers can download and play Pokémon GO without incurring data charges, like any other apps and content, till March 31, 2017.

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Sameeksha Bhardwaj, From ITvoir News Desk