Pokémon Go Update Is Live

The huge update that we reported on earlier this week is finally here and it’s live right now! We’ll forgive you if you leave to do the update right now.


Oh, you’re still here? Well, here’s what’s been updated in this new version:


Pokémon GO is in the process of being updated to version 0.57.2 for Android and 1.27.2 for iOS devices. Below are some release notes and comments from our development team.

  • Over 80 additional Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region can be caught.

  • Gender-specific variations of select Pokémon can be caught.

  • Added new encounter mechanics.

  • Added Poké Ball and Berry selection carousels to the encounter screen.

  • Added two new Berries.

  • Added new avatar outfit and accessory options.

  • Added new night-mode map and encounter music.

  • Added bonus Candies for catching Evolved Pokémon.

  • Implemented Apple Watch connection stability improvement.

  • Various bug fixes.

  • Minor text fixes.



[Source: Pokémon Go]


Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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