Jul 09, 2016 11:52 AM EDT
'Pokemon Go' News: International Rollout To Be Paused; A Wyoming Teen Discovers Dead Body While Searhing PokeMonster [VIDEO]
"Pokemon Go" International rollout, which includes countries the United Kingdom and Netherlands, will be paused due to server issues.
Niantic CEO John Hanke told Business Insider that the international rollout need to be paused because the servers keeps on crashing and it should be fixed. Pokemon Go is available for download in the United States, while in Canada, it is still unavailable.
After it was released last week in the U.S., many "Pokemon Go" players encountered such serious server issues. The official Pokemon Go Twitter account released a statement to apologize about the technical issues that players have been experiencing.
Meanwhile, due to the "Pokemon Go" craze, there are some players caught and searched PokeMonsters in an unexpected situation, just like the story of a couple Jonathan and Jessica Theriot. Jonathan, spotted a Pidgey (a fictional bird on Pokemon), and he caught it, while her wife Jessica was giving birth to their third child, a daughter,
In other news, a teenager in Wyoming found a dead body floating in the river. A 19-year-old Riverton, Wyoming resident named Shayla Wiggins, discovered a dead man floating in the Wind River, while she was trying to catch a pokemon from a natural resource water, KTVQ reported.
After discovering the dead body, Wiggins quickly called 911, and shortly, authorities to retrieve the body. The Fremond County Sheriff confirmed the discovery in a press release, but apparently, they excluded "Pokemon Go."
"The death appears to be accidental in nature and possibly that of a drowning," Sheriff said in a press release. He added there is no evidence of foul play as of this time.
Thank you for your patience. We have been working to fix the server issues. We will continue rolling out #PokemonGO to new countries soon. — Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) July 8, 2016
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