Since the partial release of augmented reality game developer Niantic, five days ago in the App Store, Nintendo shares have risen 25 percent, earning a whopping $ 7.5 billion.
The game freemium Pokémon GO uses maps real - world sensors iPhone and the location to create an augmented reality to create a gaming experience in the real world, challenging players to find and capture other Pokémon in several places of interest in nearby.
Nintendo shares have risen 34 percent in the past two days, after the game has been released for the iPhone and Android devices.
Moreover, it seems that Nintendo plans to launch the augmented reality game in Japan, the UK and the rest of Europe and the world "within days".
The data provided by the platform App Annie suggest that Pokémon GO is the most downloaded and grossing in countries where it is available application. Similarly, the data provided by the company SimilarWeb glimpse today, the game is about to overtake Twitter among users of Android in the United States in the number of daily active people.
Pokémon developer, Niantic, said he will implement new features, including trade in characters and more ways to play with Pokéstops and gymnasiums.
The controversial game has already been featured in various "accidents" referring to many players they have been hurt because of augmented reality (trying to catch a Pokémon).