Pokémon Go’s just announced a partnership with Starbucks, which is going to host new gyms and PokéStops at 7,800 Starbucks stores in the U.S. To celebrate the event, Starbucks has created a new drink, the Pokémon Go Frappuccino. I am not making this up.
This is not the first deal of this kind: earlier this week Niantic and Sprint announced their plan to turn 10,500 Sprint stores in the US into PokéStops and Gyms, while earlier this year Niantic revealed a partnership with MacDonald in Japan.
Brilliant way to find locations for Pokémons that don’t infringe in people’s privacy, and at the same time monetize the game.
Having said that, I am not sure that we have seen the end of Pokémon Go related lawsuits yet.
Regarding the frappuccino, I am not sure that I am ready to try it.
Source: Pokémon GO