"Pokémon GO" trainers are in for a huge treat with the partnership between Niantic Labs and Starbucks. The partnership will give "Pokémon GO" players a wider area to play in as it turns more than 7,800 Starbucks stores in the U.S. into PokeStops and gyms.
As previously reported on Jobs & Hire, the latest application update of "Pokémon GO" will include several new Pokémon as well as new moves. Additional "Pokémon GO" PokeStops and gyms would certainly entice players into catching all the new Pokémonusing their "Pokémon GO" mobile app. With the partnership with Starbucks, "Pokémon GO" players can go after Pokémon and battle other players while sipping a cup of coffee.
The partnership will also benefited Starbucks as influx of "Pokémon GO" players who are trying to catch Pokémons could mean increased sales, Neurogadget reported. The marketing scheme included a "Pokémon GO" Frappucino that might be perfect for players. The development is expected to bring more money to Starbucks and Niantic Labs as "Pokémon GO" application attract new "Pokémon GO" players who prefer to sit in a comfortable area while playing.
Niantic Labs also partnered with other stores like RadioShack, Boost Mobile and Sprint, further expanding the area where "Pokémon GO" players can chase Pokémon. "Pokémon GO" has slid from the top spot but the partnerships with several stores are expected to make the game more popular than ever.
With new Pokémon to catch, new moves to master, new PokeStops to get PokeBalls from and new gyms to conquer, "Pokémon GO" might very well succeed in raising its popularity. "Pokémon GO" players, what do you think of the new development? Are you excited to play in Starbucks stores? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.