Pokemon Go Smashes All Mobile Game Records In America

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Within a few days of its release, Pokemon Go has become the biggest mobile game sensation in U.S. history. According to SurveyMonkey, Nintendo’s mobile game beat Slither.io and Clash Royale to become the biggest game of 2016, in terms of active users.

Pokemon has 21 million daily active users in the United States. That’s a million more than Candy Crush saga’s all time high 20 million. Pokemon has been released in limited markets including America. Taking illegal downloads into consideration, the figure soars up to whopping 93 million.

As reported earlier, the game has already surpassed Twitter in terms of userbase. Nintendo’s shares have hit highs. Now, whether the Japanese company can leverage this traction to come back strongly in the gaming space remains to be seen. As of for now, the game seems unstoppable like this Pikachu:

Harshad

Tech enthusiast, coder, and avid gamer.