SBWeb_2016_July 13_Pokemon Go in Brazil_Image_3The Summer Olympics begin on August 5 in Rio de Janeiro and Eduardo Paes, mayor of Rio de Janeiro, has called on developer Niantic Labs to release Pokemon Go in Brazil in time for the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics. Writing on Facebook, Eduardo Paes said, “Hello Nintendo! There are 23 days until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Everybody’s coming. You should come on down too.” He included a series of pictures in his message, including Bulbasaur standing in front of the Olympic rings and Krabby on a beach.

One image, which shows the Olympics mascots, is captioned  “esses nao sao Pokemons”, which means “these are not Pokemons.” Pokemon Go launched July 6 in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. One week later arrived in Germany and the UK.  However, there is no word yet on when the popular mobile game will be released in South America or other international markets.

Pokemon Go has become a global phenomenon on a level not even developer Niantic might have imagined. Nintendo released the app game Pokemon Go which is an augmented reality game that combines elements of the real world and a game that allows players to catch Pokemons.  The App reach millions of downloads in a few days and people going crazy about it in U.S with a lot of exposure through different platform and media outlets in U.S.

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