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The wait is over… Pokémon Go is now available in India

It's a Christmas month and the Pokémon Go developers have turned out to be the Santa Claus for Indian children by launching the game in the country.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 14 Dec 2016 6:03 AM GMT

The wait is over… Pokémon Go is now available in India
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New Delhi: It's a Christmas month and the Pokémon Go developers have turned out to be the Santa Claus for Indian children by launching the game in the country.

After five months of its official launch, the developer Niantic group has announced its launch in South Asia. The users in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, Srilanka and Bangladesh can download the game from Google Play Store or Apple's App store.

The Niantic team has also collaborated with Reliance Jio. According to the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Niantic John Hanke, "We are delighted to partner with Reliance Jio to launch Pokémon Go in India. It is exciting to see Pokémon fans in India. Jio's high speed 4G LTE Network will be an excellent way to experience the game."

The extremely popular game was launched on July 7 across the globe but failed to launch in South Asian countries.

The craze of Pokémon Go had reached to such heights that people were downloading it in India by changing their country details but, now they would be authorised to play the game without any difficulty.

The game is based on the most popular TV Show Pokémon.

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How to Play Pokémon Go?

  • Player needs a Smartphone with an active data connection, camera and GPS to run.
  • Player then needs to walk around his/her city to find and catch Pokémon that appear on their screen superimposed on the background of what your camera shows.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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