Pokémon GO - Timeline

Tuesday27th Feb 2018

Friday23rd Feb 2018

Thursday8th Feb 2018

Wednesday7th Feb 2018

  • News Pokémon GO Could Be Getting New Story Quests

    Professor Willow might actually have something to do

    Dataminers have uncovered evidence within the latest Pokémon GO update that the game will be getting story quests involving some of the human characters. According to the Silph Road subreddit, the system appears to feature multiple quest steps and animations for characters such as Professor...

Friday2nd Feb 2018

Thursday1st Feb 2018

Wednesday24th Jan 2018

Wednesday10th Jan 2018

  • News Pokémon GO Is Dropping Support For Older iPhones

    iPhone 5 and 5c both off the table

    Niantic has announced that it is dropping support for some older iPhone devices in Pokémon GO. Any iOS device not capable of upgrading to iOS 11 will no longer be able to run the game. This effects every model older than the iPhone 5 or iPhone 5c. Neither of these handsets are particular new, but you still...

Friday5th Jan 2018

Thursday21st Dec 2017

Wednesday20th Dec 2017

Wednesday6th Dec 2017

Monday27th Nov 2017

  • News Pokémon GO Global Catch Challenge Ends In Success

    Sounds Farfetch'd, but it's true!

    Pokémon GO's recent Global Catch Challenge has ended in triumph, with over 3 billion monsters bagged and tagged over the past week. Because of this, Farfetch'd is now available worldwide while Kangaskhan is available in East Asia - but only for 48 hours. As well as these two monsters being available outside of...

Monday20th Nov 2017

Thursday9th Nov 2017

Monday6th Nov 2017

  • News Pokémon GO's Raid Battle Roster Gets A Rejig

    We heard you guys like Metapod

    Niantic has surprised Pokémon GO players by updating the game's raid roster over the weekend. The most noticeable change is the fact that raids now last for 45 minutes instead of the usual hour. However, Niantic has also changed the raid roster around a bit, with some of the choices proving to make more sense...

Thursday19th Oct 2017

Tuesday17th Oct 2017

Friday13th Oct 2017

  • News Niantic CEO on the Near Future of Pokémon GO

    Gen III Pokémon might not be far off

    A little while back, dataminers uncovered information in a new update to Pokémon GO that suggested the impending release of the Hoenn region Pokémon in the game, though nothing has yet come of it. Pokémon GO has continued to evolve and change gradually over time, although it’s been a while since the game...

Thursday12th Oct 2017

  • News Pokémon GO AR Photo Contest Launches

    Pokémon SNAP

    Niantic has launched the Pokémon GO AR Photo Contest this week, challenging players to snap "epic AR photos" while trying to catch 'mon. Trainers are asked to capture photos and upload them to Instagram with the hashtag #PokemonGOcontest. Should your image be selected as one of the top 10 picks, you'll win...

Tuesday3rd Oct 2017

  • News The Pokémon GO Halloween Event Is on its Way

    What a Gastly surprise

    Pokémon GO has been pretty good about hosting new events to celebrate the coming of milestone moments throughout the year, often coinciding with holidays to bring special bonuses to the game that entice lapsed players back into the fold. Last year’s Halloween event was quite successful, bringing the game back to the top of...

Wednesday20th Sep 2017

Wednesday6th Sep 2017

  • News Pokémon GO's Trading Element Is Back On The Table

    Delayed European events now rescheduled, too

    The Pokémon Company boss Tsunekazu Ishihara has reconfirmed that the ability to trade monsters with other players is still coming to Pokémon GO. This might not seem like a big deal as this feature was clearly shown in the original promotional video released before the game was live, but in recent...

Friday1st Sep 2017

Tuesday29th Aug 2017

Saturday26th Aug 2017

Tuesday22nd Aug 2017

Thursday17th Aug 2017

Monday14th Aug 2017

  • News Mewtwo Raids Spotted At Pokémon GO Event In Japan

    No sign of Mew though

    Update: Mewtwo will arrive in the game for all very soon through 'Exclusive Raid Battles' - details below. In the coming weeks, you, too, will have the opportunity to battle and catch Mewtwo with the new Exclusive Raid Battle feature. Exclusive Raid Battles are similar to existing Raid Battles, with a few notable...

Sunday13th Aug 2017

  • News Pokémon GO Adds Shiny Pikachu For Japanese Residents

    Shiny Raichu available too

    A new shiny Pokémon has been made available in Pokémon GO for all Japan-based players. After last week's Pikachu Outbreak event, Niantic has begun to roll out Shiny Pikachu in the wild. This is not the first time a shiny Pokémon has been added to the game after shiny (gold) Magikarp began appearing - which in...