Nintendo is working with a team of Google Ingress developers on a location-based Pokémon game for smartphones, Pokémon GO!
Today Junichi Masuda of Pokémon developer Game Freak announced the Pokémon GO will be released in 2016 that runs iOS and Android on a press conference. The location-based game, letting players track, capture, battle and train Pokémon in real world settings just like in the virtual game.
A small device called a Pokémon GO Plus will enable Pokémon GO player to enjoy the game even when they’re not looking at their smartphone. The device connects to the smartphone via Bluetooth and notifies the player about events in the game such as the appearance of Pokémon nearby or perform for other simple actions by pressing the button on the device.
You will understand more how’s the game work on Pokémon GO’s promo video below
Pokémon GO will be available for download for FREE on Google Play and App Store. In-app purchase will be available.
Source: Pokémon Inc.