Pokémon Go players have walked far enough to reach the sun from Neptune

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Niantic, the company that makes Pokémon Go, announced some amazing numbers at the Apple event Wednesday.

John Hanke, CEO of Niantic, said at Apple’s iPhone event that players have covered a whopping 4.6 billion kilometers since the game’s July 6 release.

For reference, the distance from the sun to Neptune is just under 4.5 billion kilometers. Neptune is the eighth — and farthest — planet from the sun

It took NASA probe Voyager 2 12 years to cover that distance. Pokémon Go players did it in two months.

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