While this is would seem like a reasonable source of the new server issues, due to the huge surge of users suddenly playing the game it's now emerged that the real reason for the downtime could have been a result of hackers.
As of last night, trainers living in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, and Switzerland were able to download Pokemon Go from the Play Store or App Store.
Pokémon Go appears to have crashed, leaving millions unable to play the augmented reality game.
Pokémon GO is available in twenty-six new countries.
Stay tuned and we will let you know as soon as the developer Niantic makes an official statement on this huge Pokemon GO server crash. For those not using Android N, PC Advisor recommends for players to go back to the older version 0.29 until the bug has been taken care of.
"One tweeted: "#pokemongo is down now I'm forced to do something else on my phone...
Pokemon Go was officially released in New Zealand, Australia, the United States and Germany on Android and iOS on July 6.
Another user said: "So far my vehicle has failed it's MOT then Kante leaves us for Chelsea and now Pokemon Go won't sign me in!"
In the US, Pokemon Go has become more popular than Candy Crush Sage, Tinder and Netflix.