The limited-time introduction of legendary Pokemon has seen Pokemon Go players spend the most money in a single day outside of the game's launch period.
Sensor Tower's revenue data shows that around the globe Pokemon Go players put down about $5.8 million on July 23rd, the day after long-awaited legendary Pokemon Articuno and Lugia became available to catch.
This took place as part of the Chicago Pokemon Go festival which experienced connectivity problems that saw developer Niantic offer apologies and refunds to attendees as well as add delays to planned European events.
This is a syndicated post. Read the original at IGN Video Games 2017-07-31.