Pokemon Go APK India Download | Release Date in India | Updates | How to Play
Pokemon Go is one of Nintendo’s first smartphone game. This game has been developed by Nintendo and Niantic and this game is a free augmented real game for iphone and smartphone users. The main theme of the game is that an individual will have to catch the virtual characters of pokemon in real life environment. The game has been released in 37 countries already but the game hasn’t been released in India officially yet.
Pokemon Go India Release Date
Nintendo has said that they would be releasing this game in almost 200 countries in several phases. It was expected that Nintendo and Niantic would take necessary steps as early as possible to release this game in India. But Niantic and Nintendo had limited access to third party service in India and thus the release was delayed. But Niantic has recently said that they have overcome their problems and they have also ensured the quality of the game. It is expected that the game would be launched in India in next few weeks as the games has been added to the server list and it has also been unblocked in geo-block status.
Pokemon Go India Updates
Niantic removed Step Counter from the game recently as an update to the game. Many players of the game was outraged with Nintendo’s decision. Step Counter feature was known as footprints of the game and it was very important for forming players for catching pokemon in their nearby distance. Niantic has said that the feature didn’t work properly and thus it was removed from the game. Niantic has said that the design of the game would be much improved as the step counter feature has been removed.
Details of Pokemon Go Game in India
|Name of Game||Pokemon Go|
|Developers||Nintendo and Niantic|
|Platforms||Android and iOS|
|Requirement||Active Internet Connection and AR (Augmented Reality)|
|Release Date||Not disclosed yet. (Expected to be launched in next few weeks)|
How to download Pokemon Go apk for Android in India
If anybody has an android device, they would be able to download the apk version of the game to play this game. The game hasn’t been released in India yet but the Indian citizens would be able to download the game through apk if they have an android. The procedures to download the game in android are listed below.
- First an individual will have to go to the settings option from their phone.
- Then an individual will have to click on the option named “Privacy” or “Security”.
- Then an individual will have to go the option named Unknown Sources.
- Then an individual will have to select the option named “Allow installation of apps from unknown sources”. Clicking this option would allow an individual to download Pokemon Go.
- Then an individual will be able to download the apk version of Pokemon Go from the official website of apkpure.
- After the download is finished, an individual will be able to open the apk file from “downloads” menu on their phone and install the game.
- Then an individual will be able to play the game.
How to download Pokemon Go for iphone in India
Although the game is very easy to download on android platform but it is not very easy to download the game on iOS platform. If a user of India wants to download the game in their iphone, they would have to create a new apple id for a region where Pokemon Go is officially available such as United States. The procedures to download the game in iphone are listed below.
- An individual will have to create a new Apple ID from the official website of Apple.
- An individual will have to select United States as their region while creating a new ID.
- Then an individual will have to open App Store on their iphone and then select the option named Featured which will be available on the bottom panel.
- Then an individual will have to scroll to the bottom and sign out from their existing ID.
- Then an individual will have to select the option named Sign In and they would have to put the details of their newly created Apple ID in place in the sign up option.
- Then an individual will see a pop up which will say that the ID hasn’t been used yet in the store and then an individual will have to select the review option in the pop-up.
- Then an individual will have to select United States as their region and select the option of accepting terms and conditions.
- Then an individual will have to select none in the billing option and after that they must provide a valid US address and valid US phone number. An individual may use internet to find a proper address and a phone number.
- After than an individual will have to select the done option on the top right corner and then they would be able to search for Pokemon Go and select the get option to download it.
- An individual will be able to play Pokemon Go once the game has been downloaded and they would be able to switch back to their previous Apple ID once the game has been downloaded.
How to Play Pokemon Go
Pokemon Go is a realistic game and in individual will have to go outside to play this game. When an individual is outside, they would be able to see a map and Pokemons will appear in the map. An individual will have to catch Pokemons by tapping the Pokemon and throwing a Pokeball. An individual will need a fast and reliable internet connection for playing this game. An individual will be able to click on the player icon on the bottom left for getting more information about their gained medals, number of pokemons caught, etc.
Pokemon Go Precautions
- It is advisable for an Indian user to not play this game in Indian roads because Indian roads are very dangerous for pedestrians.
- Pokemon Go requires a user to keep looking on their phone which may cause accident.
- Pokemon Go drains the battery and thus a player must take it into consideration before playing.
- Pokemon Go asks a user to be aware of their surrounding but is advisable that an Indian player must be aware of the vehicles and other traffic rules while playing this game.