The reality free-to-play mobile game Pokémon Go, from Niantic, will be accessible from this July on iOS and android. Nintendo announced the release of the game on second-day of E3 live stream, but didn’t give any fixed date, but you can get wrist-worn wearable called Pokémon Go Plus that lets you play the game without using your smartphone, the cost is $34.99. Unfortunately, it won’t be quite ready at launch, Nintendo.
Pokémon Go is developed by Niantic, they also made Android game Ingress, in collaboration with Nintendo and The Pokémon Company. The game fuses the same real-world exploration segment of Ingress with a pokémon twist. The story and structure of Pokémon Go will involve looking through your smartphone camera while the software integrates the digital creatures into the environment.
When one reaches to the deeper level in the game, you’ll to know the role of trainer and travel to important places – where one can find pokemons & battle at gyms, which are located at notable landmarks. At any given instants, the gyms will be controlled by one of three groups, the Red, Blue, or Yellow team.
During E3 live stream, Nintendo said further that players will be able to level up their trainers to catch stronger pokémon. There will also be a “candy” rewards, which players can use to evolve pokémon. As for the pursue-after legendaries, pokémon like Mewtwo and Zapdos, Nintendo hasn’t decided whether it will host local events in different cities to allow players to meet up and capture them. Trading between players is in the works, but won’t be available at launch.
The company did say that Go will have some kind of tie-in with the franchise’s main handheld titles, the two latest games,Pokémon Sun and Moon, will be out this November.