Tip to Find Pokémon Go Stops and Gyms Using the Official Ingress Live Web Map

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 11 Jul 2016

Unless you spent your time in the wilds without an Internet connection, you’ve probably seen that Pokémon Go is the hottest new craze. Some of your competitors, however, may have been in the beta for months, and have a huge advantage. You need some help. One thing you can do is head to the Ingress Intel Map. Since Niantic, is the company behind the venture of whether a particular landmark is going to be a stop or gym, but you’ll at least have a better idea of where to find them. You can use the Ingress map to find locations and densely populated landmarks, so you know where to go, and spend your time.
The Ingress web map may not look like Pokémon Go, but locations are shared between the two.

The impact on you: If you haven’t tried Pokémon Go, you ought to give it a go. It’s a rather unique take on mobile gameplay, as you have to head out into the world to find Pokémon, and engage in real-time battles. It’s also creating a new behavior among people; they’re talking to each other in public, as the search for Pokémon has created this organic community of people working together for a common goal.