Note: For Apple Users, this release will show as version 1.161 in the App Store.

Last updated: December 10, 2020

Release notes may be posted before the release is available to all players. Please check your app store for the latest version of Pokémon GO available to you.


  • A new loading screen has been added
  • In the Pokémon detail menu, the Tag option has been moved to above the Favorite option
  • Support for new Egg management tests
  • Event tickets in the Shop can now be purchased when your Item Bag is full

Bug Fixes

  • Added mitigation for an issue causing the Pokéball to stick mid-air on the screen when catching Pokémon
  • Fixed an issue that caused Trainers to not receive a Strange Egg after defeating a Team GO Rocket Leader while meeting the inventory requirements
  • Fixed an issue that rarely caused an inaccurate Transporter price to be shown to the Trainer when transferring Pokémon to Pokémon HOME

Known Issues

Please see our Known Issues page for a regularly updated list of issues currently being investigated by our engineering team. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all issues we are aware of or working to fix, but rather a list of issues currently affecting the most players.

Upcoming Events

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