back to top

This Is What You Look Like Playing Pokémon go

Now the UK's no longer safe from the Pokémon Go craze, here's what you're all going to look like.

Posted on

After a week of Pokémon Go envy, the UK market can now enjoy the Pikachu-hunting app.

Cardiff-based photographer Polly Thomas went hunting for players of the app on the streets of her hometown. These users were all playing the game on 13 July, before the official UK launch, having found other ways to access it. Now that Pokémon Go is finally available to the wider British public, we should all get used to scenes like this.

Matt Tucker is the UK Picture Editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.

Contact Matthew Tucker at

Got a confidential tip? Submit it here.