Pokémon Go, is it coming to Zimbabwe?

Pokémon Go, is it coming to Zimbabwe?

Nintendo’s smashing new hit mobile game Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm, or rather part of the world. The rest of us are only receiving a drizzle blown by a strong storm. So what’s this Pokémon Go craze?

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The Pokémon is a Japanese franchise created in 1995. and is hinged on little creatures (Pokémon) which you can train and use to fight other players in a Pokémon fight. The all new Pokémon Go is an augmented reality game. Players capture and train their monsters for battle. Initially launched in the United States, Australia and New Zealand earlier this month, the game launched in 26 European countries earlier this week. This AR game has already seen servers crash on several occassions due to overloading. We have to say this, its is a phenomena. Nothing to go by!


Is Pokemon Go available in Zimbabwe? The answer to that is NO. Actually Pokemon Go isn’t available in Africa, at least not officially.


Well there are no promises and certainly no guarantees. You can keep an eye out for updates on Nianticlabs’ site.


If you desperately need to catch a Pikachu, download the game APK File (download here)

Follow the steps to install

All phones are factory set to block unofficial APK files so you will need to turn this setting off before you can install it.

  1. Go to Settings on your phone and switch to the “general” tab, if needed.
  2. Tap on the “Security” option.
  3. Tick the checkbox next to the “Unknown Sources” option.
    Confirm the warning message by tapping on “OK”
  4. Find APK file in your device and run it.
  5. Follow game setup instructions. Enjoy!

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