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PokéDates: The first PokémonGo dating service

Now, play in the real world!

No you don’t have to throw a pokéball at your date since, world’s first PokémonGo dating service launches, named as PokéDates. It’s a service built on an existing venture.

How it works?

You have to sign up on PokéDates (it’s free) and answer a few questions about what you’re looking for in a partner, and then fill in a schedule of when you’re free to go roaming for Pokémon. The user’s first PokéDate is free. Later, all the meetings will cost $20. PokéDates pairs up applicants, and sends both parties a time and location (near a Pokéstop or gym) to meet up. The pair will be chosen from any of the teams- Mystic, Instinct or Valor.

About PokéDates

PokéDates is an online service put up on an existing dating website called Project Fixup, which was launched in 2012. Project Fixup was known for match making by humans instead of the computer algorithms. The company used to organize theme dates such as bike rides and wine tasting sessions.

Dank Korenevsky, Chief Fixup Officer of Project Fixup claims in a press statement that the service will save applicants time by finding their perfect partner at a Pokéstop. PokéDates and Project Fixup gives people their time back and turns online dating into offline dating.

Do you think PokéDates will be as popular as PokémonGo? Kindly comment below.

Takeaways:

  • PokéDates is the first dating service for PokémonGo.
  • PokéDates is a service provided by Project Fixup
  • PokéDates pairs up applicants, and sends both parties a time and location to meet.

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