The field test for mobile AR game, Pokémon Go has now started in Japan.
“From today, Japanese residents are invited to field test Pokemon GO. We’ll give you information about the lottery system and invitation based on your device and experience of real-world gaming you’ve had so far. Those invited will be sent the details via email, however for those who have not received an invitation please stay excited as we are gradually expanding the field test.” – Niantic Labs.
According to a roughly-translated Google Plus update from developer, Niantic Labs, potential users will be invited by email, with more invites sent over the course of the coming days.
Niantic said that once the field test was live in Japan, it “will expand to other countries in the weeks to come.”
Pokémon Go is a mobile AR game that has players travelling to real-life locations to capture Pokémon revealed on their phone. The field test is a beta period, prior to the game’s full release on an unspecified date later this year.
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