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Hot off the Poké Presses Pokémon Go updates: What's new and what's next for 2018!
Pokémon Go has announced that, as of February 28, 2018, the game will no longer support devices that can't run iOS 11.
That includes iPhone 5c, iPhone 5 and earlier, iPad mini, iPad 4 and earlier, and iPod touch 5 and earlier.
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What does that mean for 2018?
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Here are all the latest Pokémon Go updates!
February 6, 2018: In-game quests are coming to Pokémon Go!
Based on a teardown of the latest Pokémon Go for Android APK, it looks like in-game quests are on their way to Pokémon Go.
With this new update, this entire section has been reworked and a lot has been added.
The team has done our best to piece together how this metadata might suggest the mechanics work together in the final product — but this is a hypothesis only at this point!
There are now entries for both Story Quests and Challenge Quests and — Multi-part Quests!
And instead of just first spin and first catch of the day, there are now entries for hatching, walking, feeding, winning a Gym battle, completing a raid, and leveling up a Gym badge.
We're looking at the beginnings of an in-game quest system that appears to encapsulate all of the mechanics available in Pokemon GO, even incorporates characters who grant them, and pre-conditions that suggest increasing levels of difficulty and progress.
Quests would certainly be a better mechanic for handling, say Ex-Raid invitations, than the current system.
Pokémon GO is in the process of being updated to version 0.
Pokémon GO is in the process of being updated to version 0.
The shiny icon stars appear in the listing page above any shiny Pokemon you've caught - calling extra attention to them!
As usual, you can sideload the update on Android right away if you really want to or you can just wait for it to hit your App Store or Play Store updates.
January 9, 2018: Pokémon Go dropping support for iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, older iPads and iPods touch Pokémon Go has announced that, as of February 28, 2018, the game will no longer support devices that can't run iOS 11.
That includes iPhone 5c, iPhone 5 and earlier, iPad mini, iPad 4 and earlier, and iPod touch 5 and earlier.
From : In an upcoming update to Pokémon GO, we will end support for Apple devices not capable of upgrading to iOS 11, such as iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c models.
This change is a result of improvements to Pokémon GO that push the application beyond the capabilities of the operating systems on such devices.
After that date, Trainers using affected devices may no longer be able to access their Pokémon GO accounts from that device, or use their PokéCoins or other items in their Bags.
They will need to switch to a supported device to continue playing Pokémon GO.
You can see the full list of impacted devices and learn more by visiting our Help Center.
Note: You don't have to update to iOS 11, you just have to have a device that's capable of running iOS 11.
It's an odd way to phrase the device requirement but probably one Pokémon Go felt was simpler than saying 64-bit or A7 processor or later.
Support will continue all the way back to the 2012 iPhone 5s, though so, hopefully, that's enough for most of the people currently playing the game.
December 19, 2017: Pokémon Go updated with ARKit surprise While no official announcement has been made, Pokémon Go has been updated to version 1.
Only "bug fixes" are listed, but did its usual teardown and found a pretty awesome ARKit surprise, called "AR Plus": If you've ever wanted to sneak up on a Pokemon in the real world and try to catch it before it becomes aware of you, it's you're lucky day.
Powered by the new ARKit capability, we're seeing an all new wild encounter mechanic, complete with tutorial!
The major components are Awareness, Proximity, and whether the Pokemon is Frightened.
So far, only the latter seems to be live in the game.
December 6, 2017: Weather effects coming to Pokémon Go As part of the announcement, developer Niantic has also announced that weather effects are coming to the game.
From : We'll also be introducing a new dynamic weather system in Pokémon GO that will change the way you and the millions of Trainers around the world discover, catch, and interact with Pokémon.
You'll want to start paying even closer attention to your local weather patterns, Trainers.
In addition to the in-game map being updated with cool new weather visuals, weather near you will impact Pokémon in a variety of ways.
For example, you'll find your odds of discovering Mudkip splashing around will greatly improve on rainy days, as certain Pokémon types will be more commonly found during various weather conditions.
Additionally, attacks of certain types will be more effective during some weather conditions, so a Charizard's Fire Spin will perform better on sunny days, for example.
Rain or shine, winter or spring, your gameplay experience will remain fresh, making your time outdoors even more exciting.
There's never been a better time to grab your umbrella or snow boots and safely venture outside with family and friends this season.
As you explore your local neighborhoods, remember to share a photo of your encounters on social media with the hashtag PokemonGO.
We'd love to see all of your new adventures as they unfold.
November 27, 2017: Pokémon Go updated for iPhone X iPhone X support is.
It looks like the developer, Niantic, merely scaled up the frame and then chopped off the sides.
As a result, a lot of elements look far too big while, at the same time, it feels like you're missing the action left and right.
Text is overflowing its containers as well.
Hopefully, there'll be another update to fix it.
From : Pokémon GO is in the process of being updated to version 0.
While removing iOS 8 support isn't great for people on very old devices, Apple has made iOS 11 compatible with all 64-bit devices going back to iPhone 5s.
We'll see how many people this hits.
October 14, 2017: Latest Pokémon Go update hints at spooky Gen 3 Pokémon for Halloween Pokémon Go is being updated to version 0.
Here's the official announcement from : Pokémon GO is in the process of being updated to version 0.
But it looks like there may be a lot more to it than that.
Though most of us are still waiting for, you know, any sign of an invitation.
Presumably to fight GPS spoofing, though it's unclear how they could pull an app list on iOS without a special entitlement from Apple.
So, it looks like is right around the corner.
Now, here's hoping Pokémon Go increases Pokémon Storage to go along with it!
October 8, 2017: Latest Pokémon Go update fixes errors — and adds Gen 3 forms!
Pokémon Go is being updated to version 0.
There's still no sound files for Gen 3, though, so it'll be a while.
September 8, 2017: Raid Boss Eggs are back!
Pokémon Go Raid Battles originally launched with a Raid Boss Egg that would count down for two hours, hatch, and then be ready to battle for an hour.
Following Pokémon Go Fest Chicago, the Raid Boss Eggs were removed and Raid Bosses would simply show up, ready to fight for two hours.
Now, coinciding with the launch of EX Raids, the Raid Boss Eggs are back.
This time, at least so far, they count down for an hour and then are ready to battle for an hour.
Since Gym control awards an additional 2 premiere balls, there's lots of incentive to do that.
Unfortunately, it may take the community-building aspect away from Raids and turn teams against each other, which was a huge negative under the old Gym system.
While Eggs were gone, if a Raid Boss appeared, you could battle it immediately.
Now you may have to wait up to an hour before you can battle, and that might not fit your schedule.
Also, you could battle up to 90 minutes later.
Now you have to make sure you're there within the hour.
Again, that might not fit your schedule.
Also, if you used to try to fit in multiple successive Raids, now Eggs will get in your way, reducing full pokemon game on app store amount you can do.
Pokémon Go may continue to tweak the Raid Battle system as the game rolls out Ex Raids.
Fingers crossed it's for the better.
September 7, 2017: EX-Raid field tests, featuring Legendary Mewtwo Raid Boss, have begun!
EX-Raids have just been field-tested in Japan, Washington, and California.
Participants, seemingly chosen at random, received EX-Raid passes 24-48 hours before the EX-Raid was scheduled to begin, and were given a 2-hour evening time window in which to show up and battle the Legendary Pokémon, Mewtwo.
So far, rewards seem to be the same as Tier 5 Full pokemon game on app store Raids like Raikou.
Also, while the catch-rate for Mewtwo is 6%, well above the 3% for Legendary Birds and 2% for Legendary Beasts, both videos show players failing to catch and keep him.
Additional EX-Raid passes have now appeared for Japan, the Bay Area of California, and New York City.
These passes, however, have given less than 24 hours notice and only a 1-hour time limit for the Raid itself.
There also seems to be no obvious pattern for who gets an EX-Raid invitation, other than they all raided recently at the Gym for which the pass is issued.
September 5, 2017: Pokémon Go resolves Raikou rendering bug that prevented players from joining raids.
Over the last few days, some players have approached Gyms only to find the Raikou Raid Boss model would fail to load and, as a result, they couldn't enter the raid.
Pokémon Go support has indicated the issue was resolved server side.
From : September 1, 2017: Pokémon Go updates known issues and fixes Pokémon Go has provided and update on known bugs and issues, as well as some information on when fixes can be expected.
Raids against Legendary Pokémon do not count towards the Champion Medal: We are aware of an issue where Raids against Legendary Pokémon do not count towards the Champion Medal.
This issue will be addressed shortly after we force-upgrade to Pokémon GO version 0.
Curveball bonus is not consistently awarded: We are aware of certain situations where the Curveball bonus is not correctly applied.
We are investigating root causes.
August 30, 2017: Pokémon Go updating to version 0.
Pokémon Go is releasing a new update after it pulled the previous one last week due to performance issues.
The new update — version 0.
It's also widely expected to introduce the mechanics necessary for Mewtwo Raids to roll out internationally.
Pokémon Go Plus spinning Gyms means you no longer have to stop, tap the Gym, tap the disc icon, and then spin.
You can simply click once and get all your items — even while raiding.
The ability to preview Raid participation before using a pass is also a welcome change, as is the new search functionality.
Let's hope the bug fixes similarly deliver.
August 24, 2017: Pokémon Go pulls latest app update due to lag issues Pokémon Go has announced that the company is pulling its latest app update — version 0.
From : We are aware of a latency issue affecting battling in Pokémon GO version 0.
We are currently investigating potential resolutions.
Although this issue only affects a small subset of users, we are suspending the rollout of the release while we continue to work towards delivering a better experience.
The iOS version of the update hadn't been pushed out yet.
Here's an explanation of how that process works: When we release an update, we release it to a small percent of the userbase at first.
We start at 1% and work our way up to 100%.
We monitor our reporting metrics, user-submitted bug reports, and sites like reddit for signs of issues during the rollout process.
If something comes up like it did in this releasewe're able to pull the plug on the update before the entire userbase is affected.
August 23, 2017: Pokémon Go comments on rural players and how the company might help them.
Pokémon Go players in rural areas have it tough.
There are few PokéStops and Gyms, and that makes it tough to get items and organize enough players for Raids.
For a long time they've been asking Pokémon Go for help.
Now, it looks like the game might finally be listening.
Thank you for your post.
I shared some thoughts on rural players with regard to new PokéStops earlier in the week.
At the end of my comments, I mentioned that we are working on mechanisms to make it easier for players to come together for Raid Battles.
It's too soon to share the details about this but know that improvements will be made over several app updates.
I do disagree with the statement that Niantic doesn't care about rural players.
We've made some big improvements: OPR has drastically improved access for rural players, adding sponsored locations has improved access with a varying level of impact to rural players we know we need sponsors in more placesadding the ability to get items from Gyms has helped address the no Poké Ball issue that plagued rural players, increasing the number of Gyms so more areas have access to battle, and making changes to balance Pokémon distribution.
This is not to say that our work here is done.
It's quite the opposite.
I cannot stress enough that we still have lots and lots of work to do here.
As frustrating as the situation is, I would urge you not to treat the absence of an immediate solution as an absence of our commitment to this issue.
Things will get better.
To best explain what we're doing, we need to look at where we came from with Ingress.
Ingress never had the rural issue in the same way that Pokémon GO currently does.
That's in part due to that fact that we allowed Portal submissions for the majority of Ingress's existence so most users were able to create Portals around their area if none already existed.
That mechanism was labor-intensive but it worked for the scale of that game.
With Pokémon GO, we saw a torrent of players picking up the game in places where Ingress never caught on.
The number of players is so many that we simply couldn't turn on portal submissions and hire a team of Portal reviewers.
Instead, we've needed to design a solution that fits the size of the issues.
So we invested in Operation Portal Recon.
Lots of players have reported the benefits OPR in their communities, but I would still argue that OPR is in its infancy in terms of the impact it has on rural players.
While it might sound wildly optimistic, I would bet that with time we'll see near parity between rural and urban players.
As for difficulties finding a raid team in rural areas, we're working on that too but we're not ready to announce anything just yet.
August 22, 2017: Pokémon Go explains sync issues that cause dodge bug death loop and HP gain by bosses.
Over a month after releasing Raid Battles, players are still experiencing numerous glitches.
That includes Raid Bosses thats suddenly regain HP, and dodges that result not only in your Pokémon still being killed, but put into a frustrating, time-wasting "death loop".
Niantic support recently explained the reason for the problems on : I believe this is an issue where the client and server become out of sync but I'll share this with our engineers for a proper investigation.
I'll reach out if I need anymore info.
Update: I had a moment to sit down with an engineer to discuss this.
The short answer is that there is not an immediate fix.
My hunch about the problem stemming from a client-server sync issue was correct but I now have more info to share.
When the app is unable to communicate with the game servers due to network errors, poor cell coverage, etcthe client has a prediction algorithm that best attempts to guess what the server would send if it were able to communicate.
This system allows the battle to continue for a short period when you intermittently lose connection.
In the example you shared, it looks like the algorithm incorrectly predicted that your opponents' lost more HP than they actually did.
So once the server data was available, it overrode the prediction and the HP went up to its actual level.
Our team knows that there needs to be better optimization and exception handling in this area.
Unfortunately, it's one of those things where it takes a lot of infrastructure work to resolve.
For those of you wondering about the dodge bug, that issue is caused by this same system and that's why there hasn't been a resolution yet.
August 21, 2017: Gen 3, super incubator, and more found hidden in latest Pokémon Go app update Along with the addition to hints of a new Super Incubator, changes to Shiny animation, a bunch of bug fixes, and the ability to search by move!!
From : It's finally time to get hyped, travelers!
With that also comes 73 new candy 'families' from Treecko to Deoxys.
We anticipate it will be a little while yet before these species begin appearing.
It could still be a matter of months, but it's one more step towards Gen 3!
August 19, 2017: Pokémon Go fixes Raid times, XP reporting for Lucky Eggs In addition to changing the Raid rewards, Pokémon Go has fixed the Raid start and end times and now correctly shows the amount of XP you get for winning with a Lucky Egg.
For people playing in the Eastern Daylight Time Zone, that means that instead of 5 a.
Also, the Journal now properly shows all items received from Gym Photo Discs, including team control and badge items.
August 17, 2017: The Secrets of Pokémon Go Raid rewards revealed!
When you beat a Raid Boss full pokemon game on app store Pokémon Go, you're rewarded with revives, potions as of August 17rare candy, golden razz berries, and fast and charge TMs.
But how many of each you get has remained a mystery — until now.
After documenting almost 3000 raids, has figured out the mechanics of raid rewards: You've likely already noticed that Raid reward items are often given out in multiples of the same item.
Raid rewards are allotted in 'item groupings' that we call reward bundles.
For example, in level 5 Raids, REVIVES are given out in bundles of five.
The number of REWARD BUNDLES obtained from a Raid is completely determined by the Raid level and the number of PREMIER BALLS.
In other words, the better you do in raids, the more Premiere Balls you're awarded — and the more item bundles.
The exact type and quantity is still randomized, but more will always be more.
August 17, 2017: Pokémon Go starts awarding potions for raids — but reduces gold razz, rare candy Pokémon Go has made a significant change to the items awarded when you win a raid battle: potions.
Now, in addition to revives, golden razz berries, and rare candy, you can get super potions and hyper potions as well.
Unfortunately, the game has also reduced the amount of golden razz berries and rare candy awarded at raids.
Since you can get potions and revives from spinning PokéStops but the only way to get golden razz and rare candy is through Raid Battles, this is a significant "nerf" and one that's likely to affect many players.
Most probably won't get enough golden razz to use on all boss catches any more, never mind waste in Gym defense.
Hopefully a better balance can be struck.
August 13, 2017: Mewtwo 'nerfed' in Pokémon Go ahead of possible release Update: Yup.
Start your Raid Battle speculation engines!
From : The reduction, or "nerfing" in game-speak, makes sense if Pokémon Go is getting ready to add Mewtwo to Legendary Raid Battles and, as such, into the game proper.
August 11, 2017: Pokémon Go fixing bug that prevents Legendary Raids from showing up in medal count Can't believe this happened, much less is taking so long to fix.
But, it's getting fixed!
Raids against Legendary Pokémon not counting towards the Champion Medal will be addressed in an upcoming release.
Of course, Shiny Lugia, Articuno, Moltres, and Zapdos were added to the in-game assets before Pokémon Go Fest Chicago and they've yet to be seen in the actual game.
So, expect them only when you see them.
August 7, 2017: Pokémon Go working to fix 'last Premier Ball fails to capture the Raid Boss' bug, temporarily awarding an extra Premier Ball to compensate There's currently a bug in Pokémon Go where, when using the last Premier Ball awarded for beating a Raid Battle, the Raid Boss escapes immediately.
Aside from the very low, random chance of scoring a critical catch, it effectively makes the last Premier Ball useless.
From : We are actively working to resolve an issue where the Raid Boss always breaks free from the last Premier Ball available.
To counteract the effects of this issue, Pokémon GO will temporarily grant an extra Premier Ball in the Bonus Challenge.
To make up for the bug, Pokémon Go will temporarily be awarding an extra Premier Ball following a Raid Battle, raising the base from 5 to 6 for the time being.
Pokémon GO will temporarily grant an extra Premier Ball in the Bonus Challenge.
See background on Known Issues:.
Absolutely use them on all the other throws, though.
July 28, 2017: Pokémon GO updating to version 0.
Below are some release notes and comments from our development team.
As usual, the update should hit Android soon and iOS in a day or two.
July 26, 2017: You can now feed your Pokémon berries remotely — again!
Pokémon Go has re-enabled remote berry feeding for Gym defenders.
The feature, which was previously pulled after it caused erroneous "shadow bans", allows you to to restore a small amount of health and vitality to a Pokémon you left on a Gym and has since drained or been attacked, reducing it's CP.
July 26, 2017: Base capture rate for Legendary Pokémon bumped up to.
The base capture rate for Legendary Pokémon Raid Bosses — including Lugia and Articuno, currently in the game, as well as Moltres starting next week and Zapdos starting the week after — has been increased from the 2% it was at launch last Saturday to a whopping 3% now.
Before you eye roll so hard, though, statistically it makes a difference.
Catch 'em when and while you can!
July 22, 2017: New Special Boxes in the Poké Shop just in time for Go Fest!
Pokémon Go Fest is about to kick off in Chicago and new Special, Great, and Ultra Boxes have appeared in the Pokémon Shop to go along with it.
Inside are Premium Raid Passes, so you can battle in more Raids, Pinap Berries, so you can get double Candy for your catches, and Lures, so you can attract more Pokémon to PokéStops to catch.
That's a lot of stuff for a few little boxes but, the big questions remain: are they worth your Poké Coins?
And which box is best?
July 22, 2017: Pokémon Go working to fix issue causing Raid Bosses to be harder to beat Trainers, we're currently investigating an issue which is causing Raid Bosses to be more difficult to defeat.
Hope it gets fixed fast.
July 21, 2017: Here's how you can watch Pokémon Go Fest Chicago live!
I'm on the ground in Chicago and will be covering the event as it happens, but if you want to watch the full stream, Pokémon Go Live is making it available on YouTube.
July 20, 2017: Pokémon Go looking to add even more gameplay and strategy to Gyms Mixed into a broader piece looking at the "hardcore" Pokémon Go community in California, John Hanke discussed some additional features coming to Pokémon Go in the future.
Hanke says Niantic is working on leaderboards at various levels, from individual city leaders to system to track team control on a global level.
Those leaderboards, whatever form they take, will appear on the web first before being implemented within the game itself.
The developers are also working on ways for the game's disparate Pokemon-collecting and gym-controlling mechanics to affect one another, "so that as you control gyms, it has a favorable effect on the Pokemon, the health, the items that you collect, maybe even the Pokemon that spawn in that region, so that beyond the sort of pride and rivalry of controlling gyms or areas for your team, there's actually other secondary benefits that you get and that are shared by all the players of your faction.
It creates a lot of real-world tension and disharmony where none needs to exist.
The recent Gym redesign combined with the introduction of Raids did a lot to bring all players together.
I very much hope they don't lose that and revert back to the petty tribalism of the past.
July 18, 2017: Pokémon Go app updated in legendary style!
Ahead ofthe Pokémon Go app is being updated to version 0.
And the update looks legendary!
There's also a new feature to feed berries remotely and a few other welcome changes and fixes.
Motivation regained will be less effective through this method.
Or a Broader Application.
The event check in looks to be QR-code driven, which makes sense.
But the biggest question remains not what but when?
Will we see the first Full pokemon game on app store Raid at Go Fest, shortly thereafter, as its own event, or in some other way?
July 17, 2017: Pokémon Go working to fix coin reward bug Update: The coin reward bug appears to have been fixed.
Some Pokémon Go players have been experiencing an issue where Pokémon are returning from defending a Gym but without the usual coin rewards one coin every 10 minutes up to a maximum of 50 coins a day.
Trainers, we've noticed a brief interruption in which Defender bonuses are not being awarded.
Stay tuned for a fix shortly.
Unfortunately, the error persisted.
So, is redoubling their efforts: One of the root causes of this issue has been resolved in Pokémon GO version 0.
We're actively working on a fix to completely resolve this issue.
In the meantime, the simultaneous and time reset workaround store app pokemon full on game still effective.
July 10, 2017: 'Not able to get game data' from the server' error For a brief time today, Pokémon Go was suffering from a server-side error that prevented players from logging in.
The error message read "Not able to get game data' from the server" and it lasted, on and off, for an hour or two.
Niantic support responded onsaying: July 9, 2017: Pokémon Go working to fix excessive data usage following latest update Some players have reported that, following the recent update that enabled the new Gym system and Battle Raids, Pokémon Go was consuming an excessive amount of cellular data on their devices.
In the short term, I know the team has dedicated some time in the next few weeks to make improvements to performance and resource handling.
At this point, I'm not sure to what extent these improvements will result in a reduction in data usage versus a reduction in crashes.
But please know that this is on our radar.
In the meantime, log into local Wi-Fi hotspots, if and when possible.
Fingers crossed this gets solved fast.
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