UPDATE: 'Pokemon GO' Hits Canada; Severs Down Issues Fixed; Asia Release Date Coming "Relatively Soon"?
UPDATE: Good news! Niantic Labs said on "Pokemon Go" official Twitter account that the reality game's servers down problems have been fixed, Trainers now could catch Pokemon without technical issues. Meanwhile, the company also announced that the mobile game is Now available in Canada.
Pokémon GO is now available in Canada! Discover and capture Pokémon all around you. pic.twitter.com/uTXwIk85IZ
— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) July 17, 2016
The issues causing the server problems have been identified. Trainers should once again be able to search for Pokémon in the real world. — Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) July 17, 2016
"Pokemon GO" launched in 26 new countries across Europe on Saturday morning. The mobile game might be available in the rest of Europe in next 2 days. After launched in Europe, "Pokemon Go" will be available in Asia, South America, and Canada.
On "Pokemon Go" official Facebook, the game's owner said, "Pokémon GO is available in twenty-six new countries. As of tonight, Trainers living in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, and Switzerland are able to download Pokémon GO from the Play Store or App Store. "
Trainers in a few countries have also reported login issues with the smartphone game since the new launch, MacRumors reported. It Might be caused by continuing server-side issues.
Niantic Labs said on "Pokemon Go" Twitter the developers are trying to resolve the servers issues, "Trainers! We have been working to fix the #PokemonGO server issues. Thank you for your patience. We'll post an update soon."
Reuters reported on Friday, chief executive of Niantic John Hanke revealed Pokémon Go will be available in around 200 countries "relatively soon" as developers are working on server capacity for the worldwide rollout. This Suggests the game will launch in Canada, Asia countries and South America soon.
Earlier this week, T-Mobile announced the company plans to offer its customers free data to play the game, while several other carriers are providing charging stations to trainers.