Pokemon Go Launches In India And Other South Asian Countries

Starting today, Pokemon Go is now available in India and other parts of South Asia, with a host of countries now able to play one of the biggest mobile games of the year.

These are interesting times for Niantic and its baby, Pokémon GO. With new Pokémon being added as we speak, and the promise of more on the way, Niantic is desperately trying to revitalize a game that took off in ways that were previously unimaginable, only to see a dramatic slowdown in the number of users playing the game. With its recent bout of changes and additions to the title, Niantic is keen to ensure that everyone who can play Pokémon GO is doing so.


Fans of the Pokémon games can give Pokémon GO a try, starting today, after downloading the game from either the Google Play store or App Store on their respective device and setting about catching ’em all. The list of countries in which the game is now available includes Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Users

in India can now also play Pokémon GO following the resolution of some additional challenges faced by Niantic.

To our Trainers in India – we appreciate your patience during the last few months while we worked on bringing Pokémon GO to your country. The Niantic team had to resolve a few administrative challenges before launching in order to ensure we could provide the best experience possible.

So there we have it. If you were unable to play Pokémon GO until now, then we’re sure you are going to enjoy the game, and with many other Generation 2 Pokémon expected to find their way into the game sooner rather then later, you won’t have to endure the months-long lull that the rest of the world did before new creatures are made available in the game.


Pokémon GO is a free download away on both iOS and Android.

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