The decision was taken by the High Council of Virtual Spaces, the official body looking after on the internet activity. Iran follows a variety of various other nations in revealing its worries over safety and security associated to the video game.
Yet it ends up being the initial nation to issue a restriction of Pokemon Go, that obstacles gamers to check out real-world places to catch cartoon beasts. Despite constraints on net use Iranians on social networks have actually discussed playing Pokemon Go in recent weeks.
Records last month claimed Iranian authorities were waiting to see to just what extent the video game's developers would co-operate with them before deciding on banning it.
Indonesia has actually banned law enforcement officers from playing the video game while at work, with a French player was detained last month after straying on an armed forces base while aiming to capture Pokemon.
A leading Saudi cleric said a fatwa (religious ruling) released against an earlier Pokemon card game additionally put on the brand-new mixed-reality application.
The 16-year-old act stated the game contained "restricted pictures" as well as violated an Islamic ban on gaming. A fatwa's impact could not lug past that specific scholar's territory, and also is not necessarily relevant to the whole country.
Previously today, authorities in New York state claimed they would certainly outlaw some 3,000 signed up sex wrongdoers from playing Pokemon Go while they are on parole.
The restriction is focused on guarding the children that play the video game.