Pokemon Go is More Like a Freemium Game Masked With the Nostalgia of Pokemon
Ever since the first Pokemon games were released 20 years ago, fans have dreamed of going out into the world and catching their own Pokemon. Now Pokemon Company has teamed up Niantic releasing a new mobile game called Pokemon Go.
Although it’s only available in certain areas, players from all over the world are crazy about the game, using different ways to get involved. Therefore, the server was overloaded and illegal IP was banned. There is no doubt that it will be the most popular mobile game this year.
It’s fair to say that the game is f2p in the beginning. But if you want to enjoy the rest of its features it is going to cost you. Of course it’s ok to pay for the enjoyment as long as the product is good and you can afford it. Everything in the game costs gold and you start with 0 gold. Luckily you will have a decent number of Pokeballs and some Incense in the beginning.
Here’s my inventory after throwing a few Pokeballs at the starter I found in my garage:
And here are some of the items you can buy in the store:
Ah, but how much are those coins actually worth in real human dollars? Here’s the coin section of the store (prices in US dollars):