Pokemon Go continues to obtain new options by common updates, such because the improved AR mode that rolled out for the sport final month. Unfortunately for some gamers, an upcoming Pokemon Go replace will even make it unplayable on some older iPhones. Developer Niantic confirmed that the favored cell sport will quickly discontinue assist for units that can’t run the most recent model of iOS.
“In an upcoming update to Pokemon Go, we will end support for Apple devices not capable of upgrading to iOS 11, such as iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c models,” Niantic wrote in an replace on the official Pokemon Go web site. “This change is a result of improvements to Pokemon Go that push the application beyond the capabilities of the operating systems on such devices.”
According to Niantic, Pokemon Go will cease supporting these older iOS units starting February 28. “After that date, Trainers using affected devices may no longer be able to access their Pokemon Go accounts from that device, or use their PokeCoins or other items in their Bags,” the developer mentioned. Niantic posted a full listing of affected units on its web site. They embrace:
- iPhone 5c
- iPhone 5
- iPad (4th era)
- iPad (third era)
- iPad Mini (1st era)
- iPad 2
The most up-to-date replace for Pokemon Go launched the AR+ modewhereas extra Gen three Pokemon initially from the Ruby and Sapphire variations have been added as a part of Pokemon Go’s latest vacation occasion. Two of Pokemon Go’s region-exclusive Gen three monsters, Seviper and Zangoose, not too long ago traded areas. Meanwhile, sport’s first Gen three Legendary Pokemon, Groudoncontinues to be out there in Raid Battles at Gyms till January 15.