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Pokemon Go code hints at McDonald’s partnership and hidden in-app features

You want fries with your Psyduck? If a snippet of code found in the Pokemon app has been correctly parsed, McDonald’s could soon be a sponsored location within the Pokemon Go app. Deep within the app’s code there’s a curious mention of McDonald’s; specifically, it reads Sponsored.McDonalds, suggesting that the game will have sponsored locations. That’s not too surprising, though. Ninatic Labs, the company that built Pokemon Go (and Ingress, which we should now consider a ‘proof of concept’ for Pokemon if nothing else) has previously said there would be sponsored locations in the app. It’s just not clear what…

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