New Pokémon GO Feature: Capture Location | Game Update Details (9.23.2016)

Read about the upcoming update for Pokémon GO Android (v. 0.39.0) and iOS (1.9.0)

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Posted in the official Facebook page, Pokémon GO, Niantic have shared the details of the new  update for Pokémon GO Android (v. 0.39.0) and iOS (1.9.0).


The new app update will include the following:

  • Capture location: The location where a Pokémon was caught will now be displayed on their information screen. Just below the attack details:

Captured Location (Courtesy of E. Mabunga)

  • This feature was present on the debut release last July 6. However, it seems it was disabled a few app updates after, including the app version that was made available last August 6, the official launch for Philippines and other SEA countries.


  • Pokémon GO Plus and Incense: Trainers can attempt to capture Pokémon they encounter from using Incense with the Pokémon GO Plus accessory.
  • A few minor bug fixes


The new update is now available for download via

Download on the App Store


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