A wild beta appears! Pokémon Go arrives in the US


Pokémon Go, the hotly anticipated augmented reality mobile game, is now ready for testers in the US.

Niantic Labs, a game maker that used to be a part of Google, announced today that Pokémon Go is available to download for those who signed up to be testers.

The company is also currently testing the game in Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

Pokemon Go battles

Pokémon Go lets players use their phones to catch Pokémon in the “real world” using augmented reality technology. The game places digital representations of Pokémon IRL for you to collect and add to your Pokedex.