Note: For Apple Users, this release will show as version 0.261.0 in the App Store.

Last updated: 1/30/23

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


QoL Updates

  • When Trainers open a Gift with “open Gifts when Item Bag is full” setting enabled, current in-game Stardust boosts will now apply to the amount of Stardust rewarded.

  • Trainers should now be able to more reliably challenge each other in Special Live Event friendly battles.

  • Pokémon now appear on Candy rewarded for research tasks and in the Journal to make the contents of rewards more clear.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed bug preventing Pokémon from appearing in some land areas in New Zealand after new Map update.

  • Fixed bug preventing Scatterbug and Spewpa from having gender highlighted in the Pokédex.

  • Fixed bug causing an error when quickly pinning and unpinning a Postcard.

  • Fixed bug causing the map to momentarily change color after refreshing game data.

  • Fixed visual bug causing Pokémon costumes to be delayed in moving along with the Pokémon’s animation.

  • Fixed bug causing Pokémon size text to be in English regardless of the player’s chosen language.

  • Fixed bug causing Shop item labels in German to be displayed incorrectly.