Pokemon Go release dates

Pokémon Go has kept players rapt since it launched on July 6 — at least, players in those countries lucky enough to already have the game. Several major regions are left in wait, anxiety building within Pokémon fans worldwide who can do nothing but hope that today is the day.

Is today your country’s day? We can make no promises, but peruse our list below to find a “yes” or “no” answer to this question for the citizens of many different countries around the world. If the odds are not yet in your favor, keep checking back — we’ll be sure to update when Pokémon Go has become available in another country.

North America

Is Pokémon Go out in the U.S.?

Yes! The game exploded stateside on July 6, rolling out to Android users slightly before players on iOS got to check it out.

Is Pokémon Go out in Canada?

No. Apologies to our northern neighbors. Our hearts are with you.

Is Pokémon Go out in Mexico?

No. We’ve got our fingers crossed for our fellow Pokémon lovers down south, however.

Europe

Is Pokémon Go out in the U.K.?

Yes! The game greeted British citizens on July 14.

Is Pokémon Go out in Germany?

Yes! Germans welcomed the game on July 13, the first members of the EU to do so.

Is Pokémon Go out in Spain?

[Update: Yes, it’s live now! Here’s the link to the iOS App Store in Spain] No. Keep those fingers crossed, Spaniards.

Is Pokémon Go out in France?

No. French fans will have to keep waiting.

Is Pokémon Go out in Italy?

[Update: Yes, it’s live now! Here’s the link to the iOS App Store in ItalyNo. We can’t wait for all the screenshots of players catching Magikarp in Venice, though.

Is Pokémon Go out in Portugal?

Yes, it is. You can find it on the Portuguese iOS App Store here.

Is Pokémon Go out in Russia?

No. The Moscow Times reports that one political group is already looking to ban the game, however. Unfortunately for them, Pokémon Go is expected to launch in Russia sooner than later.

Is Pokémon Go out in Poland?

[Update: Yes, it’s live now! Here’s the link to the iOS App Store in PolandNo. The birthplace of The Witcher franchise has yet to catch Pokémania.

Is Pokémon Go out in Austria?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Belgium?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Croatia?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Cyprus?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in the Czech Republic?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Denmark?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Estonia?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Finland?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Greece?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Greenland?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Hungary?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Iceland?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Ireland?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Latvia?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Lithuania?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Luxembourg?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Malta?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in the Netherlands?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Norway?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Romania?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Slovakia?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Slovenia?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Sweden?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Is Pokémon Go out in Switzerland?

Yes! The game arrived on July 16 as part of a big European rollout.

Asia

Is Pokémon Go out in Japan?

No. Despite being the birthplace of the franchise, Japan hasn’t gotten the game yet.

Is Pokémon Go out in China?

No. The world’s biggest country — and biggest gaming market — doesn’t have Pokémon Go yet, causing many to turn to playing a blatant knockoff instead.

Is Pokémon Go out in South Korea?

No. We imagine players in South Korea are doing just fine, however, considering howOverwatch has completely taken off in the country, just under two months since launch.

Is Pokémon Go out in Taiwan?

No. Sorry, Taiwanese fans; keep holding on.

Is Pokémon Go out in India?

No, although we imagine catching all of the Pokémon in India will be tough, considering the country’s area: 1.269 million square miles.

Is Pokémon Go out in Malaysia?

No. Hopefully that doesn’t deter Malaysian fans from enjoying the country’s beautiful summer weather in the meantime.

Oceania

Is Pokémon Go out in Australia?

Yes! Australians technically got the game first, in fact, alongside New Zealanders. It hit iTunes and the Google Play store July 6.

South America

Is Pokémon Go out in Brazil?

No. Maybe the country will get it in time for the Olympics to kick off in Rio on Aug. 5.

Is Pokémon Go out in Chile?

No. Chileans are out of luck for now.

Is Pokémon Go out in Argentina?

No. Sorry, Argentina.

Is Pokémon Go out in Colombia?

No. No Pokémon Go for South America whatsoever as of now.

Africa

Is Pokémon Go out in Egypt?

No. We imagine, once it does, plenty of tourists will get sick of finding just Sandshrew near the pyramids.

Is Pokémon Go out in Nigeria?

No. Africa’s most populous country is out of luck for now. Pokémon Go will be a fun distraction during all that endless traffic in Lagos, though.

THE MIDDLE EAST

Is Pokémon Go out in the United Arab Emirates?

No. Dubai is getting a pretty rad virtual reality arcade, though, which should help with the wait.

Is Pokémon Go out in Saudi Arabia?

No. The game hasn’t made it to the Middle East yet.