Pokemon Go update - Raid System broken for many players

Vaibhav Chawla Vaibhav Chawla Apr 08, 2020 Gaming, News

Coronavirus pandemic has jolted the whole planet. The outbreak has reached to almost all the nations on the earth. Many countries have gone under lockdown to stop the further spread of the disease.

Apart from health wise, Coronavirus pandemic has also affected economically. Many major sporting & gaming events have also got postponed due to this outbreak. Many games & movies development have also got delayed due to this disease.

Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go, an augmented reality game which boasts players to go out & catch Pokemon has also got feigned by this disease. Well, Niantic has made several changes to the game in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak.

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The distance from which you can interact with Gyms has been temporarily doubled. Niantic has also introduced 1 Pokcoin bundle & is also giving free rewards through by means of a promo code.

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Apart from this, Pokemon Go players are currently facing issues with raids. From the past one week, there are several reports regarding the broken raid system & it has not got corrected even in the latest update 0.171.3.

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Many frustrated players have taken the route of forums to express the ongoing raid issues which are affecting their gameplay & matches. Have a look at a few complaints from concerned users down below.

Pokemon Go Raid System Broken

Pokemon Go Raid System Broken

Pokemon Go Raid System Broken

Well, raids are one of the most important features of Pokemon Go. We certainly hope, Niantic will look into this game-breaking bug & resolve the issue at the earliest. Rest assured, whenever any update or fix will arrive, we will update the column.

For a quick refresher, Pokemon Go is one of the best-augmented reality games that are currently available on the market. The game was launched in 2016 & since then it has been running strong. Pokemon Go generated revenue of $1.4 billion for Niantic in 2019.


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Vaibhav Chawla

An avid follower of the latest technology & gaming trends. Looks for positivity & happiness around. Follows the mantra "Work Hard & Play Hard." A sports enthusiast, and Federer fan. I believe in myself & currently enjoying the journey of life.