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Pokémon GO Dominates Day 1 of the 2023 World Championships with 1 Million Viewers

Trainers, the first day of the 2023 Pokémon World Championships has come to a close, and it’s clear that fans across the globe have been eagerly tuning in. The event, running from Friday, August 11 to Sunday, August 13, features competitions across four main divisions: Video Game, Trading Card Game, Pokémon GO, and Pokémon UNITE.

The 2023 Pokémon World Championships is being hosted in Yokohama, Japan, and spectators can catch all the action through livestreaming and public screenings. This global event promises excitement, challenges, and celebration as players vie for supremacy in their respective divisions.

In conjunction with the Championships, Pokémon GO is celebrating with an in-game event and special bonuses for attendees at Worlds. There’s even an exclusive pose awaiting whoever is crowned the Pokémon GO Champion.

Pokémon GO isn’t just a part of the Championships; it’s also leading in viewership. According to the latest numbers, Pokémon GO’s viewership nearly doubles that of Pokémon VG and Pokémon UNITE. Moreover, Pokémon GO Worlds 2023 has been watched five times more than the Pokémon TCG event.

Here’s a breakdown of the viewership, courtesy of XXXander:

  • Pokémon GO: 1M viewers
  • Pokémon VG: 563K viewers
  • Pokémon Unite: 446K viewers
  • Pokémon TCG: 173K viewers

These statistics demonstrate the growing popularity and engagement with Pokémon GO, reflecting the game’s success and the broader enthusiasm for Pokémon across various platforms.


As the 2023 Pokémon World Championships continue, fans can look forward to more thrilling matches, surprises, and celebrations. With Pokémon GO taking the spotlight, it’s a vibrant reminder of how the world of Pokémon continues to captivate audiences, forge connections, and inspire competitive spirit.

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Dejan Kacurov

Hey there, I'm Dejan! Let me take you through my life, where family, gaming, and CrossFit play prominent roles. Since day one, I've been surrounded by the love and support of my family. Growing up, every moment spent with my parents and siblings was filled with warmth and laughter, creating memories I hold dear. As a parent now, I've experienced a whole new level of love and responsibility. My two wonderful kids bring endless joy and a sense of purpose to my life. In the digital realm, I found my passion - gaming. Whether I'm conquering the world of Apex Legends or embarking on adventures in Pokemon Go, gaming fuels my sense of adventure and competition. Beyond the virtual world, I discovered the exhilaration of CrossFit. The challenging workouts, camaraderie with fellow fitness enthusiasts, and constant drive to push my limits have become an integral part of my life. Balancing family time, gaming, and CrossFit has been a journey of self-discovery. Each passion complements the other, bringing fulfillment and joy to my daily routine.

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