Indonesia on Wednesday banned its armed forces and police personnel from playing Pok mon Go — the game that has become a global rage — while on duty. The ban also includes personnel of the presidential palace in Jakarta, where warning signs have been placed that read, “No playing or hunting Pok mon in the palace area”, EFE news reported Also Read - Everything Xbox and Bethesda showcased during E3 2021: Age of Empires IV, Xbox mini-fridge and moreAlso Read - E3 2021: What is it, entire schedule, how to watch livestream for free, what to expect
“The palace is the President’s office and it is not a playground,” said Presidential Office press bureau chief Bey Machmuddin. The game, which has become a global phenomena following its staggering success in the US and other countries, invites players to explore the length and breadth of the world in search of Pokemon in augmented reality.
Pok mon Go has created so much buzz around the world The game fever has gripped smartphone users across the globe has led Japanese videogame giant Nintendo to double its value at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Since July 7, the Kyoto-based company stocks have been revalued at 114.04 percent. In the first half of the trading session, Nintendo appreciated 10.79 percent, reaching $291 per share, little more than double of the $136 with which it closed on July 6 when the new game was just launched, EFE news reported.