Yo-kai Watch World (妖怪ウォッチワールド, Yōkai Wocchi Wārudo) is an augumented reality, location-based adventure game developed by Level-5 and GungHo Online Entertainment. It was announced and released on iOS and Android smartphones on June 27, 2018 in Japan.

Game Information

The gameplay is similar to that of Pokemon Go, where the player goes out and tries to find Yo-kai to battle and befriend. Players can encounter different events whilst roaming in the real world, and can send out different yo-kai for combat. The game is developed using Unity and works using Google Maps services.


The game was announced during a Japanese live stream on June 27, 2018.


GungHo revealed an upcoming collaboration with their game, Puzzles and Dragons.


  • This game introduces new Yo-kai that only appear in Yo-kai Watch World, including Surfernyan, Waitress-kontan, and Bullet Train Usapyon.