Pokemon Go's Nearby Feature Spreads to More Regions
The Nearby feature was initially only available in San Francisco.
Pokemon Go's Nearby feature is now available in more regions, developer Niantic Labs announced on its website. The feature, which alerts you to nearby points of interest, is now available in the rest of the continental United States (sorry Hawaii), as well as "large parts" of Europe.
Niantic added that it won't stop looking at feedback regarding Nearby to improve it in the future. "We will continue to review the feedback submitted on our official social media accounts and in other channels and make changes if necessary," the developer said.
Pokemon Go's Nearby feature debuted only in San Francisco, California, before expanding in November to all states west of the Mississippi River (with the exception of Hawaii and Alaska), as well as Canadian regions such as British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the western half of Ontario. And in Australia, Nearby is now available in all states and territories.
"Our first six months has been nothing short of exciting and your continued support has been inspiring," Niantic said. "We have a lot of content, features, and functionality that we will be implementing over the coming months and years. Our goal is to to always improve on existing features where we can while also releasing exciting new content and functionality."
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