Freebies and player accounts on sale as M’sians take advantage of popular game

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  • Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016

Hit game: A montage of the app showing (from left) a Pokestop, a Psyduck on a street, a Pokestop at a playground and a Dratini on a sidewalk.

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians are cashing in on the Pokemon GO craze with some offering freebies and player accounts to fans of the location-based mobile game.

Since the game was released locally last Saturday, retailers such as myBurgerlab – whose branches are all Pokestops where players can load up Pokeballs for use in the game – have been offering free drinks to lure Pokemon GO players to their outlets.

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