Sheffield gamers can now officially get their hands on Pokémon Go after it was released in the UK.
The smartphone game, which allows people to catch a variety of creatures in real-life settings, was made available to download on Google Play and iTunes earlier today (July 14).
Pokémon Go has already proved incredibly popular, with millions of downloads worldwide. And despite it not officially being available in the UK, many people have used a work-around to download it.
Landmarks such as Sheffield Cathedral have been designated as gyms, and teams of players have been battling to take control of them. Other locations, including statues and street art, are ‘Pokéstops’ where players can pick up items.
Facebook and Twitter groups have been set up for people to report sightings of rare Pokémon in Sheffield, from Pinsirs in Catcliffe to Dewgongs in High Green. But players have been warned to keep an eye on their surroundings while playing the game to avoid accident or injury.
Have you got the game? Where are the best spots to catch Pokémon in Sheffield? Let us know below.
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