While the game may be downloaded through a United States account on the iTunes Store, it can be pretty annoying to keep switching between store accounts; particularly if you will be buying some powerups from the game.
Five days after its release, the game now is on more Android phones than dating app Tinder, and its rate of daily active users was neck and neck with social network Twitter, according to analytics firm SimilarWeb.
Ever since Pokemon GO launched last week, there have been problems.
Pokemon isn't new - but the new "Pokemon Go" game is putting a new spin on the console classic.
"I downloaded it because everyone that I know has liked Pokemon since before fifth grade", said California teenager Owen Fairchild, who is now in college. But a lot of people seem to disagree, so if you're into it, here are a bunch of tips to help you catch them all.
The game is free, but users can buy items in the app instead of through real-life experiences.
"I walked 11 miles playing the game", she says. Be aware of your surroundings, and go in groups. It follows the basic premise of Pokemon, a Japanese videogame and anime series where adventurers travel the world seeking "pocket monsters" to train and battle with each other.
Nintendo isn't the only company trying to profit from Pokemon GO. People are using the app for an average of 43 minutes a day, more than both Instagram and WhatsApp.
And Australian police poked fun at craze by telling players, they didn't have to actually step inside the station to catch the pokeballs. Nintendo and Alphabet are major investors in Niantic. Need proof? Just look at Nintendo, which owns a 32% stake in the Pokémon Company.