Some Pokémon Go users are trying their level best to catch all the characters in the virtual game, some are looking to collect good cash. Recently, players were spotted selling their Pokémon Go accounts on the marketplace like eBay and Craigslists.
Pokémon Go Players are Selling their Accounts for more than $100 on eBay
Pokémon Go is one of the most trending games globally played by many users and it has taken the world by storm. This game is so addicting that gamers have gone to the extent of using drones and various methods that could help to speed up their progress.
It has been almost two weeks since the game was released. Online marketing sites like eBay and Craigslists have been flooded with players who are selling their accounts. Facebook is also among the sites where players are found selling their accounts featuring rare or high-level Pokémon for more than $100.
According to the reports, players who live in rural or suburban areas don’t have much access to the amount of Pokémon. On the other hand, the cities having higher population densities renders may opportunities to find and catch new Pokémon. This is what encouraging players to buy the high-level Pokémon Go accounts
The most surprising part is the price tag of this account. Some players were found purchasing an high-level Pokémon account at the price tag of $499.99. Accounts Registered at level 14 are going for approximate $100, whereas account registered at level 15 was selling for $175. On the other hand accounts, those are registered at the lower level like level 10 or 9 was selling for $50.
Trading Gaming accounts often violate the terms and conditions of game developers because it simply disobeys other gamers hard work. However, the punishment for trading gaming account is usually a “Ban”
It has also mentioned in Pokémon Go support page that the players are not allowed to sell their accounts, and if any gamer caught trying to log in with different Gmail address then they could be hit with a soft ban
“No cheating! Don’t do it. Play fair. Pokémon GO is meant to be played on a mobile device and get you outside to explore your world! Methods of cheating, unfortunately, are limited only by cheaters’ imaginations, but include at a minimum the following: using modified or unofficial software; playing with multiple accounts (one account per player, please); sharing accounts; using tools or techniques to alter or falsify your location; or selling/trading accounts”