Pokemon GO Arrives in South Korea – Download it Today

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Jan 24, 2017
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Pokemon GO for iOS and Android is finally available to download in South Korea. Albeit very late, but hey, it’s better to be late than never.

Pokemon GO Arrives in South Korea Six Months After Original Release

It’s been six months since the original Pokemon GO version hit mobile devices around the globe, and still we are seeing the game being rolled out to new regions. Today, South Korea gets a taste of the Pokemon GO phenomenon, and it’s safe to say that they are extremely late to the party. Nonetheless, the game has officially arrives in the region, and players can go ahead and download it on their mobile devices.

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The reason why the game arrives late in South Korea can be attributed to the fact how Pokemon GO relies on Google Maps for location related data. Since the country is always in a cold feud with North Korea therefore security concerns have been a factor for the delay. Niantic had to make do with publicly available data to shape the game, hence leading to such a long delay.

Now that the game has arrived though, users can finally dive deep into the world of Pokemon and augmented reality. Those who are new to the game will be pleased to learn that you can jump into action free of cost. But if you are looking to expand certain aspects of the game quickly then you have in-app purchases at your disposal too. Just make sure you do not burn through your wallet in sheer excitement.

You can initiate the download by tapping on the links below. The game is available for both iOS and Android, with no Windows 10 Mobile version in sight for the time being.

Pokemon GO saw massive success during its initial release days. To put things into perspective, the game managed to rake in a billion dollars of revenue in 2016 alone. While the game did manage to slow down in pace, but it goes on to show how a rightly executed formula can do wonders for a company.

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It just remains to be seen what sort of improvements will be thrown into the game in order to revive things once again.

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