Pokemon GO will be playable within Australia by the end of the month. This is not a drill, I repeat this is not a drill.

Niantic announced through their twitter, that field testing of the feverishly hyped Pokemon GO would begin in Australia by the end of April.

In the blog post, the company goes on to state

The Pokémon Company and Niantic invite users to field test Pokémon GO in Australia and New Zealand. Users can visit http://pokemongo.nianticlabs.com to sign up. Please note that sign up doesn’t guarantee access to the field test. The Pokémon GO field test will give users the opportunity to share early feedback and help improve the Pokémon GO experience.

For those who are interesting in signing up for the field test, you will need to consider the following minimum mobile requirements.

  • Android: Version 4.3 and above is required. (do not support Intel Atom-based Android devices)
  • iPhone: iPhone 5 with iOS 8 and above is required.

Would-be Pokemon masters can sign up for the field test by clicking here

Well, what are you waiting for? GO!