MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The game release in Japan is sponsored by McDonald's fast food giant that will turn its restaurants into key locations for players.
Trainers in Japan, thank you for being patient. Pokémon GO is now available to download in Japan!— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) 22 July 2016
Pokemon Go is a free augmented reality mobile game where the picture displayed on the smartphone screen is projected onto real-world locations. The main aim of the game is to catch a Pokemon, a pocket monster.
It has become a worldwide hit since its launch two weeks ago and has already been blamed for a wave of crimes, traffic violations and complaints in cities around the globe.
The game, first released in the United States, Australia and New Zealand, is now available in more than 30 countries.