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No wonder Pokemon Go had a rough launch – traffic was 50 times what Niantic expected

Pokemon Go demand outstripped server supply by a very wide margin. Pokemon Go is powered by Google cloud tech, which really ought to make it near impervious to stress; Google’s resources are absolutely enormous. But even with Google’s tech and a soft, region-by-region launch, Pokemon Go was almost unplayable for huge numbers of players for […]
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