‘Pokemon GO’ Latest News, Release Date & Update: Niantic Planning A Global Rollout Sooner Than Expected! Launching Now To 3 More Countries And 200 More To GO!

By Luis Vincent Gochoco , Updated Jul 15, 2016 12:50 PM EDT

Reports earlier stated that "Pokemon GO's" creators Niantic Labs are focusing on New Zealand, United States, Australia and Germany as of the moment, and in fact don't have any plans of further release soon. Glad to know that's not actually the case.

A ray of hope for "Pokemon GO" fans!

Slowly Nintendo and Niantic are rolling out "Pokemon GO" into the world, which makes a lot of sense. With "Pokemon GO" being bigger than expected, Niantic is not blind to strike while the iron is hot.

With "Pokemon GO" having more daily users than Twitter, people spending more time with it than Facebook, and an estimated revenue of $1.6 million a day, Nintendo and Niantic knows they should not limit themselves with just New Zealand, United States, Australia and Germany as their market.

Niantic CEO John Hanke told Reuters "Why limit it?" As the company further plans to rollout "Pokemon GO" to 200 more countries. He also said that "Pokemon GO" will surely launch in Japan which will most likely start in South Korea, the cause of delay primarily is North Korea's security issue regarding Google Maps.

"Pokemon GO" rolling out to 3 more countries

Europeans rejoice as "Pokemon GO" officially gets a green light in Italy, Spain and Portugal. The news was delivered by "Pokemon GO's" official Twitter account.


As the Global rollout continues for "Pokemon GO," which country would you like Niantic to prioritize next? Stay tuned to GamenGuide for more "Pokemon Go" release date, news and updates! 

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