Is Pokémon Go free on phone?
Although the game is free, like many other games it features in-app purchases to purchase ‘Pokécoins’. Tip: To make sure you don’t receive an unexpected bill at the end of the month, review your app permissions. See our parental control for ‘Pokémon GO and iOS and Android devices for further info.
Why is Pokémon Go free?
The game is free-to-play; it uses a freemium business model combined with local advertising and supports in-app purchases for additional in-game items. The game launched with around 150 species of Pokémon, which had increased to around 700 by 2021.
Is Pokémon Go pay to win?
Not really. There is certainly a pay-for-convenience element going throughout the game, but pay to win is a step too far for this popular mobile title.