Pokemon Go which stole the thunder of mobile gaming industry few months back is launched in India. Indian smart phone gamers were heavily waiting for this addictive augmented reality game to launch in India and now they can try their hands on it. Pokemon Go game was launched in July 2016 in many countries but some addictive gamers never waited about official launch and installed APK’s on their smart phone to check what the fuss is all about. Well, we Indians call it Jugaad.
The published and developer of this game Niantic, Inc. officially launched this game in India and people can download it from today. The company partenerd with Reliance Jio and as a result thousands of Reliance digital stores and partner premises in India will appear as Pokemon Gym or PokeStops. So, Gamers start making list of your nearest Reliance Digital Stores to grab more pokemons, pokeballs and many more things.
— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) December 13, 2016
John Hanke, founder & CEO of Niantic said that, “We are delighted to partner with Jio to launch Pokemon Go in India. It’s exciting to see Pokemon fans in India step out and explore their neighbourhoods in search of Pokemon and Jio’s disruptive high speed 4G LTE Network will be an excellent way to experience the game”. Well, we still can’t predict about the Pokemon Go’s future in India but surely people will enjoy the game. Earlier in September Apple Event John Hanke launched this game in Apple Watch and still updating game for it’s users.
Niantic and Reliance Jio are working together to give rich gaming experience to the users. Earlier this month Reliance Jio announced that Jio users will use free services till March 2017 instead of 31st Dec. Now they have more reasons to celebrate this offer through Jio’s social messaging app, JioChat. Pokemon Go players have access to an exclusive Pokemon Go Channel which allows users to create communities, exchange daily tips and many more benefits. Pokemon Go channel on JioChat is really good way to socialize with other people and get to the next level faster.
Matthew Oommen, president of Reliance Jio said, “With over 500 million downloads globally, we are excited to launch Pokémon Go officially in India on the Reliance Jio network. Our partnership with Niantic not only brings access to the Pokémon Go app but also opens the door to more opportunities for our customers to enjoy content on Jio’s one-of-a-kind mobile broadband network”
Don’t worry, you can still download and play the game even if you are not Jio customers. This partnership just added some extra benefits to Jio customers.