Pokemon GO has been one of the most successful mobile games in recent memory. The augmented reality game has swept across the globe and many Pokemon fans have been going out in the real world to try and ?catch ?em all!? The release of the game in Asia happened a lot later than what many had hoped for, but finally the game is now available in many countries in Asia and Oceania.
The announcement for the launch was made by Niantic Labs via the Pokemon GO official Facebook page. In the post Niantic Labs said;
?Trainers in 15 new countries and regions across Asia and Oceania can now officially download Pok?mon GO from the Play Store or App Store. Discover Pok?mon in the world around you!? The post further revealed the new countries in Asia and Oceania where the game has officially become available saying ?Countries and regions include: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau.?
The Philippines is one of the countries which have been waiting for Pokemon GO to arrive ever since it launched in select countries last July 6. There have been many gamers who have tried to play the game using a Pokemon GO apk but after choosing a starter Pokemon they cannot do anything else. Now though they can finally get to download the game as the Pokemon GO Philippines launch has finally happened.
This is certainly exciting news for Pokemon fans in the Philippines. While the game has been much awaited by many smartphone owners, one issue that can be a hindrance to enjoying the game is the high data charges that it could cause.
Luckily, Smart Communications, one of the big mobile carriers in the country, has decided to offer a promo that will allow its subscribers free access for its subscribers. According to Inquirer, Smart and Talk N? Text subscribers will be able to enjoy 7 days of free data access to Pokemon GO anywhere in the country.
This is certainly exciting news for Pokemon GO fans who are Smart subscribers in the Philippines. Expect many Filipinos wandering around in parks and streets trying to catch any wild Pokemon that they can find. Be sure to check back here soon to find out more news about Pokemon GO Philippines and other trending news in the world of gaming.