Today, Pokémon Go version 0.37.0 and 1.7.0 is being rolled out to the Android and Apple stores for you to download. You can find a list of the changes that were made in this update below:
- 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
- Minor text fixes.
As well as the update being released, Niantic have also stated that they are focusing on eliminating bots and scrapers from Pokémon Go. From now, any Rooted or Jailbroken devices will no longer be supported by Pokémon Go.