Update: Pokemon GO Buddy System Live Update & How To Get It


Update: Pokemon GO Buddy System Live Update & How To Get It

It’s been few hours since the official statement of Niantic saying that the update has been out. But it looks like there are still thousand of users who are unable to get the update on their device. This is because of some few reasons. One is because the propagation of the update for both app store and google play store takes more than 24 hours. But don’t worry, you will surely get the update soon. If you are excited to get it in advance, you can check the link and instruction at the bottom of this page.

Pokemon GO Buddy System Update
Pokemon GO Buddy System Update

The newest version is 0.37.0 for android users and 1.7.0 for iOS users. Now that the update has been released, here are the few notes that you should know:
  • If your device is rooted or jailbroken, the game will not load up. Niantic blocked rooted and jailbroken devices to load the game as another security measures against cheating.
According to Niantic:
Here’s the full changelog of the latest update:
  • 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.
  • Buddy Pokemon System has been announced last week and confirmed that it will be coming on the update. .
  • Since the update is slowly propagating to local google play store and you want to get the update early, you can download the Pokemon GO 0.37.0 APK file here.


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    For iOS users, the only way to get it early is to create a US iTunes accountThere, you can download the update early.