After seeing the hype on TV 2 weeks ago, I went ahead and downloaded the app, only to realize it wasn't released in Japan yet.
The Japanese Government had to issue a warning when Pokemon Go launched last Friday, July 22 .....
Helpful tips for not dying while playing Pokemon Go
Pokémon Go can get you killed, and the Japanese government wants players to protect themselves from the worst-case scenario. When the game launched in Japan on Friday, the government’s National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (NISC) issued public safety tips to keep people from dying or getting into other trouble while playing the popular smartphone game.
As soon as it was released ...... My office and everywhere else apparently, went nuts. When I went for lunch, almost every single person walking, was looking down on their phones playing pokemon Go. By the end of work on Friday, the PokemonGo servers in Japan crashed!!!
If you are into it, here is a pretty interesting article.
Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Pokémon GO'
Paul Tassi - Forbes
9. It’s Tough To Know When To Invest In Pokmon, And When To Hold Off