Pokémon Go onlylaunched a few weeks ago, but players have already become so obsessedwith the game that they will stop at nothing to catch a rare species.There have been reports of people traveling for miles, missing days of work and now players havedisrupted the Swedish Royal family's summer vacation on account ofit.
Several Pokémon hunters were stopped by security guards as they tried to gain accessto the grounds of the Solliden Palace, the residency where Crown Princess Victoria and her family are taking their summer vacation.
Crown Princess Victoria and her family are vacationing at Solliden Palace Photo: WireImage
The palace security,who paroles the area 24/7, discovered video game enthusiasts atnight, with lamps and phones in hand, in close proximity to the gardens and had to escort the group away from the royalenclosure.
One of the topsecurity guards at the palace confirmed the incident and said thatthe gamers are welcome to come back during opening hours if theystill want to catch their Pokémon.
While the securityteam dealt with the incident, Victoria, Daniel, Estelle and Oscar continued enjoying their holiday. Last week, the family of four werejoined by the rest of the Swedish royals for their annual summer photocall.The gamers were trying to gain access to the Palace grounds
The youngest members ofthe family, Prince Oscar, Prince Alexander and their older cousinPrince Nicolas were the picture of cuteness and behaved impeccably asthey posed for the family portrait outside the palace.
Second-in-line tothe throne, Princess Estelle sat sweetly in between her twograndparents King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia as she beamedbroadly for the camera. The newest member of the royal family, PrinceAlexander, took his first family portrait in stride as he perchedadorably in his mom Princess Sofia's arms.