DeNa’s upcoming Pokemon mobile game already has a huge pool of potential players. The developer announced this week that pre-registration for Masters numbers a whopping five million, with two weeks to go until its launch.
A Tweet from the game’s official account broke the news, along with a special graphic you’ll see above.
“Pokémon Masters has reached 5 million preregistrations! ?
Thanks so much for all your support! We can’t wait for the official global launch and look forward to seeing you all in Pasio! ”
The upcoming game marks the first time the Pokemon Company has worked with mobile developer DeNa, whose best known recent portfolio includes Super Mario Run, and Fire Emblem: Heroes.
Masters doesn’t use the same location-based AR technology as Niantic’s massively popular Pokemon Go. It’s more of a conventional Pokemon experience tailored for mobile devices, though it will debut a new storyline and gameplay mechanics.
The game pits players against each other with…