iOS Pokemon GO players have enjoyed the game's enhanced augmented reality mode, called AR+, for some time. But there's good news for Android trainers — AR+ is now supported on Google's mobile OS, as of two days ago. There's just a few things you need to do.
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It's really quite depressing that some people thrive on drama, so much so they feel the need to manufacture it. Such is the case for one user in the Pokemon GO Reddit community, who posted a supposed email from Niantic Labs' customer support stating that the Apple Watch version of the popular game had been "shelved". Fortunately, the developer was quick to debunk the rumour, calling the Reddit email a fake.
Everyone might be losing their minds of Ditto's appearance in Pokemon GO, courtesy of a recent update, but it wasn't the only creature added by Niantic. After poking through the patch's code, The Silph Road discovered 100 new entries for pokemon, living in a sort of limbo inside the game.
Originally I had "mobile gaming" instead of "the world" in the headline, but realised Niantic's augmented reality game has busted well and truly free of its humble silicon confines. No, it's pretty much a global phenomenon at this stage. But how much so? Two brave souls have attempted to quantify Pokemon GO's effect on the planet.