Pokémon Go Raid Update Is Live

by Javy Gwaltney on Jun 21, 2017 at 12:54 PM

The major update we wrote about a few days ago for Pokémon Go, which shifts how Gyms work and also introduces raids, is now live on iOS and Android. 

Here are all noteworthy features included in this update:

  • Gym features significantly updated to add the all-new motivation system.
  • Added new Gym Badge feature.
  • Added in-app and push notification system for Gyms.
  • Added Raid Battles, a new cooperative gameplay experience.
  • Added four new items available only by completing Raid Battles.
  • Added Raids tab to Nearby screen.
  • Added search functionality to Pokémon collection screen.
  • Added visual indicator to unvisited PokéStops.

For a bigger breakdown on what this update means for Pokémon Go, be sure to read Shea's detailed explanation here.