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Pokemon Go Developer Plans Wider Debut ‘As Soon as Possible’

  • Niantic working to boost server capacity to meet demand
  • Company focusing on ensuring game works properly for players
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Pokemon Go’s global rollout is being held back by the unexpected popularity of the game, which has shot to the top of download charts since it debuted less than a week ago.

Niantic Inc., which developed Pokemon Go with Nintendo Co. and Pokemon Co., is working to boost server capacity in order to keep up with data traffic and introduce the location-based smartphone game outside of the U.S., Australia and New Zealand, the countries where it debuted on Wednesday.