Pokemon Go Android Wear App In The Works

Posted: Sep 11 2016, 11:24am CDT | by , in Technology News


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Pokemon Go Android Wear App In the Works

Evidence of Android Wear spotted in Pokemon Go App source code.

Niantic has announced the Pokemon Go app for Apple Watch on Wednesday at the Apple iPhone 7 media event. The Pokemon Go app for Apple's smartwatch will not be exclusive. Code referencing Android Wear is already in the Pokemon go App release 0.37.0 that Niantic started to rollout on the weekend.

The code referencing Android Wear has been spotted by Pokemon Go Hub. There are functions called "common_android_wear_update_text" and similar that are proof that an Android Wear Pokemon Go app is coming. The question is when. The Pokemon Go Apple Watch app comes before the end of the year. The Pokemon Go app for Android Wear is likely released at the same time.

The Pokemon Go smartwatch app seamless way to interact with the game through easy trackers, haptic notifications and quick taps to keep playing. Additionally, the Pokemon Go smartphone app encourages workouts with summaries of your activity.

The Pokemon Go smartwatch apps offer more details at a glance than the Pokemon Go Plus Bluetooth device that will begin shipping on September 16.

Niantic has released the new Pokemon Go app with Buddy Pokemon on September 10. The Android version 0.37.0 has been released on Google Play already. The iOS version 1.7.0 of the Pokemon Go app is not yet released.

The Pokemon Go hype has toned down a bit, but the install base is gigantic. The game has been downloaded 500 million times already according to Niantic CEO John Hanke.

Read more Pokemon News and check out hot Pokemon Halloween Costumes in the Pokemon Go Gift Guide.

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