It may not seem like it, but the truth is, it’s been four years since Niantic launched Pokémon GO. Gaming revolutionized the social aspects of gaming and also proved that augmented reality games definitely have a place in the mainstream. However, after almost four years, Pokémon GO is still very relevant, even compared to games that have been released since.
According to recently revealed figures, Pokémon GO generated revenues of around $ 1 billion in this year 2020 alone. This figure becomes even more impressive when you take into account that this value only refers to 10. month this year.
To give context, when Pokémon GO first came out, it managed to make 950 million in the first six months, so the fact that the game continues to make huge payouts even four years later proves simply that the game has not lost. completely its magic, and it’s still a goose that lays golden eggs for Niantic.
Pokémon GO generates $ 1 billion in revenue in 2020
In fact, it’s quite surprising, considering that one of the appealing aspects of this game, was that players had to go out into the world to play, but the coronavirus has certainly put a damper on this. However, Niantic reacted quickly with alternatives and solutions which, based on these gains, appeared to have been widely appreciated by players.
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