When is Pokemon go released in the UK?

By Devon Live | Posted: July 06, 2016

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Pokemon fans are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the new augmented reality game Pokemon Go.

UK fans have been twiddling their thumbs after the mobile game was released in Japan, New Zealand and Australia.

The game, soon to be available on android and iOS, lets players catch Pokemon across the real world. This means you could be walking down Exeter High Street when a wild critter appear.

In the game you catch virtual Pokémon by using your phone camera to look around and find them in the real world. Your phone will vibrate when a creature is nearby

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Watch the trailer below.

Creator Niantic Labs has not released an official release date in the UK yet but it is expected to appear on the app store in the next few days.

Some Pokémon will be exclusive to certain parts of the country, meaning that players will have to trade or travel to where that Pokémon is located.

The game will be free but there will be add ons available for a price. Theses include: 100 Pokécoins for £0.79, 550 Pokécoins for £3.99, 1200 Pokécoins for £7.99, 2500 Pokécoins for £14.99, 5200 Pokécoins for £29.99 and 14,500 Pokécoins for £79.99.

See some of the fans reaction from Twitter below.

It might not be out here officially yet, but some have found a way to play Pokémon GO in the UK. You can download it at the link here from an Android device. However this is not officially recommended

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