Pokemon Go has finally released the latest version of Pokemon Go, which included the buddy system that we have all been waiting for the past few days.
Android Version 0.37.0 and iOS Version 1.7.0 are in the process of being release on both devices September 10th 2016.
The latest version includes:
Buddy Pokemon System: Trainers are now able to choose one Pokemon of their choice to be their buddy. The trainer can earn candy from their Buddy Pokemon by walking a certain distance.
UI Changes: It is now easier to select smaller Pokemon on the screen.
Eggs hatching bug: Has been fixed where sometimes eggs would hatch without displaying the animation.
Performance reliability: Has been improved when the device switches networks to no longer cause the app to hang or to stop updating.
Pokemon Go Plus Support: Has been implemented.
And also some minor text fixes.
Niantic Labs also mentioned that they will be continuing to eliminate bots and other 3rd party users from Pokemon Go. Jailbroken or rooted device are and will not be supported by Pokemon Go.