New Pokémon GO Update Released

Niantic has officially announced the latest update coming to its location-based augmented reality video game, Pokémon GO v0.45.0 for Google-based devices and Pokémon GO v1.15.0 for Apple-based devices, offering players some brand new goodies.

The new Pokémon GO update includes:

  • 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
  • Minor text fixes
Pokémon GO v0.45.0 for Android and Pokémon GO v1.15.0 iOS devices is now rolling out as a free update.