Like most games in the current era, Pokémon GO is capable of a variety of patches and updates to the software. These updates provide anything from fixes, to balance updates to fixing a variety of glitches

Version 1.0.1
Release Dates:

July 12th 2016

Formats: iOS/Android

Size:

  • 156MB

Alterations:

  • Fixes in regards to logins
    • Players no longer have to relog in when the game closes itself after a crash
    • Added stability to Pokémon Trainer Club Logins
  • Fixed an issue in regards to how much data the game got from Google for each user. It now only gets the presence on Google and verifies the e-mail address
  • Fixed multiple issues that caused the game to crash.

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.0.2
Release Dates:

July 13th 2016

Formats: iOS

Size:

  • 152MB

Alterations:

  • Fixes a glitch from the last patch that prevented players with Pokémon Trainer Club accounts from logging on.

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.0.3
Release Dates:

July 20th 2016

Formats: iOS

Size:

  • 152MB

Alterations:

  • Fixes an issue where debug text appeared in the game.
    • Youngster Medal - Now informs that you need XS Rattata
    • Fisherman Medal - Now informs that you need XL Magikarp

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.1.0
Release Dates:

July 30th 2016

Formats: iOS/Android

Size:

  • 152MB

Alterations:

  • Avatars can now be re-customized from the Trainer profile screen
  • Adjusted battle move damage values for some Pokémon
  • Refined certain Gym animations
  • Improved memory issues - Backgrounds in non-AR mode have been redone. PokéBall models redone
  • Removed footprints of nearby Pokémon
  • Modified battle damage calculation
  • Various bug fixes during wild Pokémon encounter
  • Updates to the Pokémon details screen
    • Moved Transfer to an option in the bottom right rather than scrolling
  • Updated achievement medal images
    • Jogger
    • Jogger
    • Kanto
    • Collector
    • Scientist
    • Breeder
    • Backpacker
    • Fisherman
    • Battle Girl
    • Ace Trainer
    • Youngster
    • Pikachu Fan
  • Fixed issues with displaying certain map features - Parks and non-Road paths returned
  • Removed experience bonuses for Nice, Great & Excellent Capture
  • Updated the Egg Incubator menu to allow for the purchase of new Incubators
  • Added new feature that prevents Transferring of Pokémon that have been favourited
  • Removed Battery Saver Mode
  • Minor text fixes - Different font and weight used on various listings

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.11
Release Dates:

August 1st 2016

Formats: iOS

Size:

  • 155MB

Alterations:

  • Improved performance on Pokémon Detail screens and other list screens
  • Corrected the app upgrade links

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.3
Release Dates:

August 8th 2016

Formats: iOS

Size:

  • 155MB

Alterations:

  • Added a dialog to remind Trainers that they should not play while traveling above a certain speed. Trainers must confirm they are not driving in order to continue playing.
  • Made improvements to the accuracy of a curveball throw
  • Fixed a bug that prevented ”Nice,” ”Great,” and “Excellent” Poké Ball throws from awarding the appropriate XP bonuses.
  • Fixed achievements showing incorrect Medal icons.
  • Enabled the ability for Trainers to change their nickname one time. Please choose your new nickname wisely.
  • Resolved issues with the battery saver mode on iOS and re-enabled the feature.
  • Added visuals of Team Leaders Candela, Blanche, and Spark.
  • We’re currently testing a variation of the “Nearby Pokémon” feature with a subset of users. During this period you may see some variation in the nearby Pokémon UI.
  • Minor bot fixes

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.5
Release Dates:

August 23rd 2016

Formats: iOS

Size:

  • 155MB

Alterations:

  • Implemented Pokémon Appraisal: Trainers will now be able to learn about a Pokémon’s attack and defense capabilities from their Team Leader (Candela, Blanche or Spark) to determine which of their Pokémon have the most potential for battle.
  • Fixed a bug that made defeated Pokémon be at 1HP rather than fainted
  • Moveset Changes:
    • Jigglypuff : Play Rough -> Dazzling Gleam
    • Diglett : Mud Shot -> Mud Slap
    • Dugtrio : Mud Shot -> Mud Slap
    • Graveler : Mud Shot -> Mud Slap
    • Golem : Mud Shot -> Mud Slap
    • Seel : Water Gun -> Lick
    • Grimer : Acid -> Poison Jab
    • Muk : Acid -> Lick
    • Gengar : Sludge Wave -> Sludge Bomb
    • Hitmonlee : Stomp -> Brick Break
    • Koffing : Removed Acid
    • Weezing : Removed Acid
    • Chansey : Psybeam -> Hyper Beam
    • Staryu : Quick Attack -> Tackle
    • Starmie : Quick Attack -> Tackle
    • Starmie : Psybeam -> Psychic
    • Gyarados : Removed Dragonbreath
    • Porygon : Quick Attack -> Zen Headbutt
    • Omastar : Rock Throw -> Mud Shot
    • Mew : Hurricane -> Blizzard
    • Mew : Removed Moonblast
  • Minor bot fixes

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.7
Release Dates:

From September 10th 2016

Formats: iOS & Android

Size:

  • 194MB

Alterations:

  • Implemented Buddy Pokémon: Trainers will now be able to choose one of their Pokémon to be their buddy. A Trainer can earn Candy for their Buddy Pokémon by walking a certain distance.
  • Made it easier to select smaller Pokémon on the screen.
  • Fixed an issue where Eggs would sometimes hatch without displaying the animation.
  • Improved performance reliability when a device switches networks to no longer cause the application to hang or stop updating.
  • Pokémon GO Plus support
  • Increased size of leader and background during Appraisals
  • PokéStop Lure Modules now state the name of the person who placed it on the main PokéStop screen.
  • Journal now lists when an Egg has been received from a PokéStop.
  • Minor text fixes.

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.7.1
Release Dates:

September 16th 2016

Formats: iOS & Android

Size:

  • 200MB

Alterations:

  • Pokémon GO Plus stability improvement.
  • Added quick help when first connected to Pokémon GO Plus
  • Minor text fixes.

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.9
Release Dates:

September 24th 2016

Formats: iOS & Android

Size:

  • 199MB

Alterations:

  • Capture location: The location of where a Pokémon was caught is now displayed on their information screen
  • Pokémon GO Plus and Incense: Trainers now get notified and can attempt to capture Pokémon that appear from using Incense
  • Fixed a bug that caused some users to get stuck on the loading screen, even after restarting the app
  • Fixed a bug where the camera sometimes moved at slow speeds during battle
  • Lowered the Settings & Tips icons so they can be pressed when the red error bar is displayed
  • Altered the animation when powering up a Pokémon
  • Added an animation for putting an Egg into the incubators
  • Altered the wait time required between making attacks in gyms
  • Minor bug fixes.

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.11
Release Dates:

October 12th 2016

Formats: iOS & Android

Size:

  • 192MB

Alterations:

  • Catch Bonus: Trainers can earn a catch bonus for a Pokémon type as they catch more of a specific type.
  • Updated Gym Training: Trainers can now bring six Pokémon to battle at friendly Gyms. The CP of the Pokémon you are battling may be temporarily adjusted lower for your training session.
  • Egg & Incubator Screens: These will periodically update the distance walked without the Trainer needing to close and reopen the screen.
  • Altered the UI for when Pokémon GO Plus interacts with a Pokémon or a PokéStop.
  • Added options to choose whether or not Pokémon GO Plus activates with Pokémon or PokéStops.
  • Removed a bug that made the GO Plus desync when capturing a Pokémon using the game.
  • Fixed several audio issues.
  • Decreased the evolution animation time.
  • Minor fixes

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.11.4
Release Dates:

October 14th 2016

Formats: iOS & Android

Size:

  • 192MB

Alterations:

  • Minor fixes

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.13.3
Release Dates:

October 23th 2016

Formats: iOS & Android

Size:

  • 196MB

Alterations:

  • Professor Willow discovered that Eggs have different patterns depending on the distance required to hatch them.
    • 2km - Green
    • 5km - Orange
    • 10km - Purple
  • Pokémon type icons have been added to the information screen for each Pokémon.
  • Low battery indicator added for the Pokémon GO Plus.
  • Swiping down on Pokémon information screen now brings you back to the list
  • Various new animations on the map.
  • Minor text fixes

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.15.0
Release Dates:

November 7th 2016

Formats: iOS & Android

Size:

  • 197MB

Alterations:

  • You’ll earn bonuses for the first Pokémon catch and PokéStop visit each day. You’ll receive a larger bonus when you do this seven days in a row.
  • When you defeat the Gym Leader at a rival Gym, there will be a brief period of time where only you will be able to place a Pokémon in the open Gym.
  • The amount of Prestige a rival Gym loses when you defeat a regular Gym member has increased. The amount of Prestige gained by training at a friendly Gym has been lowered.
  • Can no longer access PokéStops when travelling over 20mph
  • Minor text fixes

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.17.0
Release Dates:

November 19th 2016

Formats: iOS & Android

Size:

  • 197MB

Alterations:

  • Fixed an issue where the Egg-hatching cutscene animation would sometimes be briefly visible from the map view.
  • Minor text fixes

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.19.1
Release Dates:

December 8th 2016

Formats: iOS & Android

Size:

  • 197MB

Alterations:

  • Trainers will be able to transfer multiple Pokémon at a time to Professor Willow. To use this function, press and hold on a Pokémon.
  • Pokémon type icons have been added to the Gym battle approach and Gym battle screen.
  • The total Candy count for your Buddy Pokémon has been added to the buddy information screen.
  • The total kilometers a buddy has walked has been added to the information screen of each Pokémon that has ever been your buddy.

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.21.0
Release Dates:

December 20th 2016

Formats: iOS & Android

Size:

  • 206MB

Alterations:

  • The bug that caused incorrect vibration notifications has been fixed.
  • Day and night modes have changed to more accurately reflect the Trainer’s current time of day.
  • Minor text fixes.

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.21.2
Release Dates:

December 22nd 2016

Formats: iOS

Size:

  • 220MB

Alterations:

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.23.1
Release Dates:

January 19th 2017

Formats: iOS

Size:

  • 216MB

Alterations:

  • Updated Apple Watch to display Eggs obtained from PokéStops
  • Changed distance tracking to better account for GPS drift
  • Minor text fixes.

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.25.0
Release Dates:

January 31st 2017

Formats: iOS

Size:

  • 218MB

Alterations:

  • Integrated iOS wheelchair support for use with Apple Watch
  • Reduced the starting load time on Android devices.
  • Resolved Android connectivity issues for the Pokémon GO Plus accessory.
  • Minor text fixes.

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.27.2
Release Dates:

February 16th 2017

Formats: iOS

Size:

  • 235MB

Alterations:

  • Added compatibility for the remaining Johto Pokémon
  • Added Poké Ball and Berry selection carousels to the encounter screen. Overhaul of entire encounter screen included
  • Added new night-mode map and encounter music
  • Added new items
    • Berries
      • Nanab Berry
      • Pinap Berry
    • Evolutionary Items
      • Dragon Scale
      • King's Rock
      • Metal Coat
      • Sun Stone
      • Up-Grade
  • Added symbol to denote Pokémon's gender on the status screen
    • Added gender differences to the Pokémon models where they apply
      Venusaur, Butterfree, Rattata, Raticate, Pikachu, Raichu, Zubat, Golbat, Gloom, Vileplume, Kadabra, Alakazam, Doduo, Dodrio, Hypno, Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Goldeen, Seaking, Scyther, Magikarp, Gyarados, Meganium, Ledyba, Ledian, Xatu, Sudowoodo, Politoed, Aipom, Wooper, Quagsire, Murkrow, Wobbuffet, Girafarig, Gligar, Steelix, Scizor, Heracross, Sneasel, Ursaring, Piloswine, Octillery, Houndoom, Donphan
  • Altered Candy obtained in battle. 3 if capturing a Stage 1 Pokémon, 5 if capturing a Stage 2 Pokémon and 10 if capturing a Stage 3 Pokémon
  • Added new customisation options and new style menu
  • Altered the icons for various Pokémon including Gyarados and Tauros
  • Added a prompt to purchase Poké Balls when in battle with a wild Pokémon without any Poké Balls.
  • Lowered Lapras' CP
  • Rebalanced all Pokémon Moves. No move has more than 4 charge bars
  • Various Bug fixes
  • Minor text fixes

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.27.3
Release Dates:

February 27th 2017

Formats: iOS

Size:

  • 235MB

Alterations:

  • Performance fixes

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.29.1
Release Dates:

March 24th 2017

Formats: iOS/Android

Size:

  • 227MB

Alterations:

  • The 7-day ‘First PokéStop of the Day’ streak will now award a random Evolution item.
  • Minor text fixes.

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

 
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