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Fans rejoice as Pokemon Go sensation finally arrives in Hong Kong

The Pokemon Go mobile app sensation has finally landed in Hong Kong, much to the delight of fans.

The augmented reality mobile game is available on Android and iPhone systems. It uses the device’s camera and location detection functions to display Pokemon characters in the environment around you.

Local users first spotted that the maps were live on Monday morning at around 11:30am. It was soon rolled out officially on app stores.

On Twitter, Hongkongers wasted no time posting pictures of them trying out the game.


Pokemon No Go: Why it’s unlikely the game will be available in Hong Kong anytime soon

As of Friday, Pokemon Go has been released in three more locations – Italy, Spain and Portugal – while Hong Kong fans are waiting with bated breath for an announcement as to when it will be coming to the city.

The app is an augmented reality mobile game available on Android and iPhone systems. It uses the device’s camera and location detection functions to display Pokemon characters in the environment around you. However, experts say that technical difficulties relating to locations have to be overcome before it can be rolled out in Hong Kong.

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Emotional rollercoaster for Hong Kong’s Pokemon Go fans, as gamers anticipate local release

For the past week, Pokemon Go has taken the world – and social media feeds – by storm. From stories about a user stumbling across a dead body while playing the game to articles on whether the game is the answer to America’s obesity problem, it seems that it is all everyone could talk about.

There’s just one question left: When is it going to be released in Hong Kong?

On Facebook page Pokemon: Go Hong Kong, local fans eagerly anticipating the game’s release are frequently posting updates about any news they hear about release dates. Another similar page with mostly English posts can be found here. They’ve even started a Telegram group to discuss their Pokemon Go experiences (or lack thereof).