Pokemon GO with Buddy Pokemon, Pokemon GO Plus Support & More Released


Pokemon GO version 1.7.0 for iOS and version 0.37.0 for Android has been released with a ton of new features.

Pokemon GO Released with Buddy Pokemon, Pokemon GO Plus Support & Loads of Other Features

Niantic detailed its next Pokemon GO update a few days back, and fulfilled its promise by releasing said updates today for both iOS and Android. The update brings with it a handful of great features, and here's the complete changelog as per the official notes.

- Added Pokémon GO Plus support
- Implemented Buddy Pokémon: Trainers will now be able to choose one of their Pokémon as a buddy. The buddy Pokémon will earn a Candy after a certain distance is traveled
- Fixed an issue where Eggs would sometimes hatch without displaying the animation
- Fixed network reliability issues
- Minor text fixes

The update, as you'd expect, is absolutely free and can be downloaded directly from the iOS App Store and Google Play hub on Android. We urge all players to update straight away without giving it a second thought as the update brings with it bug fixes and performance enhancements as well apart from the usual additions outlined above.

You can download Pokemon GO on your smartphone or tablet by tapping on the links we have embedded below:

Wrap Up

This is not the last update to Pokemon GO that's for sure. As Niantic promised on Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus keynote that the mega hit game will land on the Apple Watch in due course. Whenever that happens we will let our readers know about it instantly. Till then, you can get up to speed by updating what you have installed on your smartphone or tablet.

Hurry up, that Pikachu is waiting to be caught!

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