It has been reported that for those in Australia and Japan, you can download the Pokémon GO app on iOS and Google Play Stores (for free) right now. UPDATE: USA as well officially now. Check out our guide for the basics and tips on starting out!
Other countries may soon follow – we’ll update as news comes in.
Update: It is now out in the USA reportedly on the Play Store (Android-accessible), but it may take time to appear for all devices. You may encounter some issues as well – for instance, a message stating ‘Our servers are experiencing issues. Please come back later.’ has been encountered.
Updated – It is now out on Google Play Store and the iTunes store for USA. Canadians may have to wait some more however, along with European players.
Serebii.net confirms that micro-transactions exist if you wish to buy in-game currency with real money.
Thanks to Achromatic for the tip, and Zach for the confirmation about the American release.
Thanks to Luigi-San for the tip about the extra-official release in the US, and Team Fail for the clarification.
Cover image by Pebbles.