Pokémon Go Causes Nintendo to Break Tokyo Stock Market Record

on July 18, 2016 2:00 PM

According to Bloomberg, Pokémon Go‘s success has caused Nintendo to break a Tokyo Stock Market record, with the Kyoto-based firm becoming the most traded Japanese company by value of shares this century.

As you can see in the graph below, the beat out very successful companies such as Tokyo Electric and Nippon Steel last Friday. Pokémon Go has yet to launch in Japan, so we shouldn’t expect this to be the end of Nintendo’s success on the Tokyo Stock Market.

Pokémon Go is now available for iOS and Android in many territories such as the US and Canada, with more such as Japan, coming in the future.

Bloomberg Pokemon GO

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Tomas Franzese is a Staff Writer at DualShockers, writing a variety of reviews and shedding light on upcoming games for both PC and consoles. While he has been a gamer most of his life, he began writing for DualShockers last year, and has almost never put his computer or a controller down since.