New Pokémon GO update and new winter 2020 loading screen available now

Pokémon GO is being updated to a new version across all capable iOS and Android devices. The latest update is being rolled out to iOS and Android devices, respectively. According to patch notes from the development team at Niantic, the latest update implements various bug fixes and improvements for an overall smoother experience.


Alongside the latest update, a new loading screen has been made available to commemorate the winter 2020 season. Featured Pokémon include Spheal, Snorunt, Bunnelby, Diggersby, Obstagoon, Mamoswine, Stantler, Chespin, Quilladin, Fennekin, Froakie, Abomasnow and Furret.

What’s New in Version 1.159.3 (iOS)

  • Bug fixes

What’s New in Version 0.193.3 (Android)

  • Bug fixes

Known Issues

Please see our Known Issues page for a regularly updated list of issues currently being investigated by our engineering team. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all issues we are aware of or working to fix, but rather a list of issues currently affecting the most players.

Upcoming Events

There is always something fun going on in Pokémon GO! Join us for events like Community Day, Raid Hours, and special themed events where you can encounter different Pokémon and enjoy bonuses. Visit for a list of events.

Source: Official Pokémon GO support page

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