Although Pokemon GO is currently available in the US, Australia, and New Zealand; release for other regions has been halted because of ongoing serve issues.
Speaking with BusinessInsider; Niantic CEO John Hanke said that the studio is aware of the ongoing server issues and looking forward to get them fixed. He also stated that due to these server issues, international rollout of Pokemon GO has been halted.
Pokemon GO Worldwide Release
While Hanke did not provide any concrete release window, he did confirm that the studio has made great progress in fixing the Pokemon GO server issues. Soon after Hanke’s statement, official Twitter account of Pokemon GO also confirmed it saying that the popular game will roll out in new countries soon.
Thank you for your patience. We have been working to fix the server issues. We will continue rolling out #PokemonGO to new countries soon.
— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) July 8, 2016
The halt is release date has led to many fans looking to third-party websites searching for APK files. As we recently reported, one of these APKs has a malware associated with it which allows users to gain complete access to your device. Keeping this in view, it is highly recommended that you avoid getting APK files from third-party websites and solely rely on Google Play and iTunes. To read up more, head over to the post!
In relevant Pokemon GO news, a Pokemon player Shayla Wiggins recently stumbled upon a dead body in Wind River while searching for a Pokemon. Upon finding the dead body, Wiggins quickly called 911. Upon arriving, authorities speculated the death to be accidental. You can catch up on the entire incident by checking out the post!
Pokemon GO is currently available in select regions for iOS and Android based smartphone devices.