One of the biggest complaints in Pokémon Go is most of the time its servers are not working. In addition, sometimes the game won't load or it crashes while hunting for Pokémon. Thankfully, there are many ways to check Pokémon Go server status.
As a start, it is recommended to follow the official Twitter account of the game. If there's a major server breakdown, Pokémon Go's Twitter account will certainly report about it. Trainers can also follow other accounts that are connected to the game, such as NianticLabs, Pokemon and Pokémon Go News. We also add that PoGoServer is pretty good to follow.
Aside from the various Twitter handles mentioned above, trainers can also check numeruous websites that give updates about Pokémon Go's status. It is advisable to check the status of servers before going out for a Pokéhunt.
Visit IsPokémonGoDownOrNot to see the latest server status as well as server's historical data. The website is very detailed and convenient to use. It shows if the servers are working and whether it's possible to place a Lure module. Furthermore, the site displays the server update as a percentage. There is also an easy-to-read monitor to know the current performance of servers.
Meanwhile, the Pokémon Go Server Status has simpler interface. It uses traffic light color scheme to show if the servers are running or not. It also shows the server's uptime performance over the last hour, and day.
For more country-specific site, check out the Pokémon Go page on the MMO Server site. Just click the "Refresh" button to know the current server status of the game. Some of the countries that are listed on the website are Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Brazil, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
Recently, Niantic labs released Pokémon Go across Asia. The popular mobile game went live in more than 10 countries in the continent. Gamers from Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, Solomon Islands, and Palau can now download the game.
Pokémon Go was initially released in the United States on July 6, before rolling out to New Zealand, Australia, Canada and Europe later. Estimates show the game has been downloaded for more than 120 million times, and the figure is rising every day.