Google Maps Japan April Fools’ Day joke: Catch Pokémon

Posted Mar 31, 2014

In Japan, it is already April Fools Day and Google Maps decided to participate in the fun. Google Maps has launched a Pokémon Challenge as part of the fun around April Fools’ Day.

The game lets anyone with a smartphone or tablet become a Pokémon Master. You can access the Pokémon Challenge by launching the Google Maps app and tapping the “Search” option at the top of the screen. You will notice there is a “Press Start” option and a blue Pokéball icon. Tap on that button and get started!

[Source: Google Japan/TNW]