Pokémon GO – Niantic CEO confirms Japan launch scheduled this month

[Source] Talking to Forbes, John Hanke, CEO of Pokémon GO developer Niantic, confirmed he is pushing for Pokémon GO to launch in Japan later this month. Why the wait for Japan gamers, where Pokémon was founded? Well, John said “the server capacity in Japan is not powerful enough”, and Niantic is working hard with local partners now to make sure technical limitations are minimized.