Pokemon GO was recently launched in more than 20 countries and this appears to have caused a huge surge of new users. As a result, the servers for the game are currently facing issues worldwide for iOS and Android users.
According to website downdetector, which reports server downtime for various services including PSN and Xbox Live, and allows user to submit reports of downtime, there was an influx of users reporting downtime for the servers of Pokemon GO in the past 24 hours.
Pokemon GO developer Niantic Labs appears to have identified the issues caused by the servers and has released a statement on this matter on the official Twitter account of the game.
The issues causing the server problems have been identified. Trainers should once again be able to search for Pokémon in the real world.
Despite the issue being resolved, the servers still appear to be a little unstable as of now and might take a while before they are fully fixed.
Niantic Labs has recently launched Pokemon GO in 26 countries bringing the total number of supported countries to more than 30. In addition, users are now reporting that the app has also been made available in Canada.
Pokemon GO is available now for the iOS and Android. It was developed by Niantic Labs and published by Nintendo.