Spend your April Fools’ catching Pokemon with Google Maps [VIDEO]

Giuseppe Macri Tech Editor
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Google is is giving one ambitious Pokemon trainer the chance to become the company’s official Pokemon master this April Fools’ day — with the Google Maps Pokemon Challenge augmented reality game.

The holiday video released by Google on Monday shows players tracking down potential catches with Google Maps, and upon reaching their destination, holding up their smartphone’s camera to see the Pokemon appear on the screen, ready and waiting for that expert poke-ball toss.


Players will have until April 2 to zoom into Google Maps locations all over the world using their iOS and Android apps to watch 150 of Nintendo’s famous fictional creatures appear, allowing them to fill up their official Google Maps Pokedex — catch and catalog ’em all.

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