Share on FacebookShare on TwitterPokémon Go has develop into one of the maximum up to date craze ago few weeks since its release, bringing avid avid gamers to explore the space around them.
One specific feature that permitsevery person to play Pokémon Go is Google Maps, which pinpoints sure monuments or structures for players to spot as Gyms or Poké Stops. It may bethe only feature that isn't widely enabled in South Korea.
As South Korea is still technically at war with North Korea, Google Maps has been limited in the rusticthroughthe govtbecause ofsafety concerns. In step with The Verge, Google Maps would possiblyunencumber map knowledgehandiest when key buildings similar toarmyamenities are deleted from its info base.
Though many Koreans are taking a lookahead and are looking ahead tothe sport to come to their country, many have already discovered a loophole and are flocking to Sokcho.
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According to the map found above, the spaces highlighted are restricted regions mapped by Niantic, the developer behind Pokémon Go. At the pinnaclecorrect of South Korea is Sokcho, a townloose from the restriction. And so, Koreans have made their way to the urban just to play the addicting app game. Bus tickets to Sokcho is reportedly all sold out whilst special excursionprogramswhich come withtravel buses and reserved hotel rooms have popped up on web sites as a distinct deal.
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The mayors city has welcomed the game, pronouncinghe'llbuilding up the collection ofto be hadtelephone battery stations and free wirelesslocations in Sokcho. Additionally, it's miles reported that the city is filled with Pokemon, with one player having stuck 30 in barely 30 minutes, prompting Sokcho to be nicknamed Pallet Town.*
So if youre ever in South Korea and an avid Pokemon fan, a prevent to Sokcho is a must!
*Pallet The city is in Western Kanto and is the place of birth of Red (or Ash Ketchum in the anime series), the protagonist of the Generation I games.
Image: Sokcho City Facebook Page
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