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  • Publisher: Niantic, Inc.
  • Genre:
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 99.0 MB
  • Version: 1.73.5
  • Price: Free
  • Average User Rating: 2.9 (12)
App description: Pokémon GO just introduced a new research feature that encourages Trainers to explore the world by completing a variety of objectives with the opportunity to earn helpful rewards and discover powerful Pokémon.

Join Trainers across the globe who are discovering Pokémon as they explore the world around them. Pokémon GO is the global gaming sensation that has been downloaded over 800 million times and named Best Mobile Game by The Game Developers Choice Awards and Best App of the Year by TechCrunch.

Venusaur, Charizard, Blastoise, Pikachu, and many other Pokémon have been discovered!
Pokémon are out there, and you need to find them. As you walk around a neighborhood, your smartphone will vibrate when theres a Pokémon nearby. Take aim and throw a Poké Ball Youll have to stay alert, or it might get away!

Search far and wide for Pokémon and items
Certain Pokémon appear near their native environmentlook for Water-type Pokémon by lakes and oceans. Visit PokéStops and Gymsfound at interesting places like museums, art installations, historical markers, and monumentsto stock up on Poké Balls and helpful items.

Catching, hatching, evolving, and more
As you level up, youll be able to catch more-powerful Pokémon to complete your Pokédex. You can add to your collection by hatching Pokémon Eggs based on the distances you walk. Help your Pokémon evolve by catching many of the same kind. Choose a Buddy Pokémon to walk with and earn Candy that will help you make your Pokémon stronger.

Compete in epic Gym battles
Youll join one of three teams and battle for the ownership of Gyms with your Pokémon at your side. As your Charmander evolves to Charmeleon and then Charizard, you can battle together to defeat a Gym and assign your Pokémon to defend it against all comers.

Team up to defeat powerful Raid Bosses
A Raid Battle is a cooperative gameplay experience that encourages you to work with up to 20 other Trainers to defeat an extremely powerful Pokémon known as the Raid Boss. If you succeed in defeating it in battle, youll have the chance to catch an extra powerful Pokémon of your own!

Its time to get movingyour real-life adventures await!


- This app is free-to-play and offers in-game purchases. It is optimized for smartphones, not tablets.
- It is recommended to play while connected to a network in order to obtain accurate location information.
- Compatibility is not guaranteed for devices without GPS capabilities or devices that are connected only to Wi-Fi networks.
- Compatibility information may be changed at any time.
- Information current as of March 28, 2018.
- Compatible with iPhone® 5s / SE / 6 / 6s / 6 Plus / 6s Plus / 7 / 7 Plus / 8 / 8 Plus / X devices with iOS Version 9 or later installed.
- Not compatible with 5th generation iPod Touch devices or iPhone 5c or earlier iPhone devices.
- Please visit www.PokemonGO.com for additional compatibility information.
- Compatibility with tablet devices is not guaranteed.
- Compatibility is not guaranteed for all devices.
- Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically reduce battery life.
- If you use Pokémon GO with your Apple Watch, with your consent we use the Apple HealthKit APIs to read and/or write certain data (such as Step Count, Calories Burned, and Distance Walked) to the Health App Database on your device (the Health App Data).
07-05-2016, 07:44 PM
Can I access it from App Store now?

07-05-2016, 08:01 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Termina
Posts: 1,649
Originally Posted by Christine Adam View Post
Can I access it from App Store now?
If you have a New Zealand account, you can. The TouchArcade guide to doing so is here: http://toucharcade.com/2016/01/22/ho...-clash-royale/

If you're waiting for a US or alternative region release date, unfortunately we don't have an exact result as of yet - a global release should be imminent, so keep an eye on the main page or the forums for further news on this!

Early morning UK news monkey for TouchArcade (I'm Rob). Follow me on Twitter @robfunnell3 for my eternal love.
07-05-2016, 08:55 PM
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 128
Downloading now, hopefully better than Beta (albeit it wasn't THAT BAD, just flawed). And besides, it can only get better right? Well, I hope so. Besides, it's better than not having it at all. I'll post a review seeing how it is.
07-05-2016, 08:59 PM
Opens, loads, and closes and crashes. Not worth the hassle.
07-05-2016, 09:01 PM
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 737
Loads fine for me. I just have no clue what to do...

I used some incense and caught some, then I drove around the block to catch some (LOL)

I'm curious a) how to get coins and b) what the pokestop modules are. I'm thinking they are items that let you "visit" pokestops from anywhere.

Last edited by baldeagle86; 07-05-2016 at 10:18 PM.
07-05-2016, 10:04 PM
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 285
After catching my first starter at my office, there only me and a big map of my city
07-05-2016, 11:04 PM

Follow those instructions under their iPhone/iPad section if you want to make a newzealand account and don't have your PC available (which the Toucharcade technique requires).


Sign out of iTunes on App Store
Click free item to buy
Create new Apple ID
Follow all steps on TA's guide including the random name generator
When you get to billing, None is a option, win!

Gamecenter : taeles
07-05-2016, 11:18 PM
Originally Posted by WjndWalk3r View Post
After catching my first starter at my office, there only me and a big map of my city
I work on base at Andrews afb. After catching my first starter in my work office the rest on base are located in secure buildings that I would get shot if I went near

Gamecenter : taeles
07-05-2016, 11:31 PM
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 119
Originally Posted by Taeles View Post
I work on base at Andrews afb. After catching my first starter in my work office the rest on base are located in secure buildings that I would get shot if I went near
Now comes the tough decision. Is that Pidgey worth a bullet to the chest. It may be high level. Maybe there's a legendary Pokémon. Tough decision. Miss Pokémon or endure extreme bodily harm. Gotta catch em all.

Last edited by FRnchFRy; 07-05-2016 at 11:34 PM.