After huge success of Pokemon Go, Nintendo has released Pokemon Duel that promises to maintain the legacy of original Pokemon Go in terms of popularity. Though that will be decided later, but the first impressions and reviews of the game were quite promising.
If you were expecting it to totally similar to original Pokemon Go then you will be shocked to hear that this is totally base on other theme. Pokemon Go was very simple and easy to understand game. Pokemon Duel on the other hand is not as simple as you would want it to be.
In fact it is quite complicated. It is basically a strategy game and the game play include fighting with a computer opponent or any real player. You will need to enter the territory of opponent in board like arrangement and have to keep yourself safe. If you failed to do so, opponent will be winner and vice versa.
So basically the first to enter the enemy territory will be the winner. As you proceed in game, you will get different coins and powers. You can utilize them to buy unlocked characters or if you don’t have enough coins, you can buy them with real money using Pokemon Duel in-app purchase feature.
If this brief review of Pokemon Duel has made you its fan and you want to play it on your Windows PC running on Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 then you are at right place.
How to Download and Install Pokemon Duel for Windows 8/10 PC and Laptop
We will be covering two methods to help you get Pokemon Duel for Windows PC. Though both are quite simple, but we recommend the first one.
Method # 01: Install Pokemon Go on Windows PC Using Bluestacks
If you have been playing Android games on your Windows PC, you would be familiar with this name Bluestacks. It is basically an Android emulator. Follow the below steps to play Pokemon Duel on Windows PC:
- Download Bluestacks Android emulator for your PC.
- You need to proceed with its installation when the downloading is completed.
- Download Pokemon Duel apk file and place it on your desktop.
- Launch the Bluestacks emulator from your desktop.
- Add Pokemon Duel apk to Bluestacks by simple drag and drop.
That’s it. Now start playing the Pokemon Duel from within the bluestacks on your Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 PC. If you have any issue with Bluestacks installation, try your luck with second method.
Method # 02: Play Pokemon Go on Windows PC Using Nox App Player
Nox App Player is yet another popular Android emulator that also lets you play your favorite games on Windows PC. Follow the steps below to play Pokemon Duel on your Windows laptop using Nox App Player:
- Download Nox App Player.
- After downloading, proceed with its installation and follow on-screen instructions.
- Launch Nox App Player after its installation and drag Pokemon Duel apk to it.
If you have any issue with Nox App Player, follow our guide to fix Nox App Player virtual machine error in Windows.
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