Even though it’s been a couple of years since Pokemon GO was released, the mobile game’s user base keeps growing at a steady rate. Pokemon GO never gets boring and this is thanks to the constant stream of updates that Niantic Labs releases on a weekly basis. The updates introduce exciting content, new Pokemon to catch and all other types of challenges that are giving veteran players reasons to stick around and for new players to join the fun.
With that being said, no one should be surprised to find out that a brand-new update has just been released for Pokemon GO earlier this morning. The update is rolling out via official OTA (over the air) channels and today we are going to cover everything there is to know about it.
Pokemon GO 0.161.1 Update
Do you love getting in battles with challenging foes? If your answer is yes, then you should be pleased to know that a new update which sports the 0.161.1 version number is giving players the chance to fight against the evil Team GO Rocket and earn amazing rewards in return. Not just that, but Team GO Rocket is also bringing new Shadow Pokemon to the game.
The APK Variant
We also want to mention that eager Pokemon GO fans who want to access the new update ahead of everyone can manually install it on their smartphones. This can be done by downloading the update in the form of APK (Android Package Kit).
Pokemon GO is a free to play mobile game and it has been optimized to run on both Android and iOS powered devices. The mobile requires a minimum of Android 4.4 KitKat in order to run without any issues and 2GB of RAM. In addition, Pokemon GO uses AR (augmented reality) technology.