For those in Japan who have had to wait and wait for Pokémon GO, the wait has been unbearable. It has been insane and now it is a thing of the past for Pokémon GO has finally arrived in the country where Pokémon first began!
Trainers in Japan, thank you for being patient. Pokémon GO is now available to download in Japan!
— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) July 22, 2016
But that’s not all because the McDonald’s collaboration is also already underway as a reported 400 restaurants are acting as Gyms, whereas 2,400 are popping up as PokéStops and now with the app released in Japan, more Asian countries are expected to follow and depending on how the McDonald’s collaboration, we should “expect” to see it come over to the West, sometime in the next two weeks.
Source: @PokemonGoApp (Twitter)