Pokémon Go’s remarkable success has continued to awestruck one and all. Never before had any game got such an incredible impact. No wonder game-lovers just don’t seem to get enough of it. The more they play, the more madly they go after Pokemons!
If you thought that all the hype about this awesome augmented-reality game is just about to die down, think again? The latest Thunderbolt is that Nintendo’s market value has more than doubled since Pokemon Go launched.
“Pokémon Go” Incredible Success More than Doubles Nintendo’s Value
“Ever since the launch of Pokémon Go earlier this month, Nintendo’s market capitalization has more than doubled, ending Tuesday trading at a fantastic $42.5 billion. Such has been the appetite for Nintendo stock, in fact, that on Friday it broke the single-day trading record in Tokyo this century, with $4.5 billion of stock changing hands,” The Verge.
According to the reports, Apple is expected to generate $3B of revenue from Pokémon Go in the next 12-24 months.
“We estimate that APPL could generate $3B of incremental high-margin revenue from Pokémon Go over the next 12-24 months. As background, Candy Crush generated more than $1B in revenue in each of 2013 and 2014 and Pokémon Go’s ratio of paid users to total users is 10x higher.”
Such has been the madness for the game is that gaming aficionados have become completely addictive to it. They hardly think of anything else but catching creatures. Really! Believe it or not, the game has caught their imagination. Folks are walking all around to find Pokemons.