You're not getting worse, a Pokemon Go bug is increasing the odds of escape

It's still got people spending more time on it than Facebook but Pokemon Go is having a few problems. If you'd noticed that it's now significantly harder to keep Pokemon in their Pokeballs, don't worry, you're not getting worse. It's a bug and Niantic is "working on a fix." The below tweet was sent out last night so let's hope it's a speedy update. 

Pokemon Go's already made more than $160 million in microtransactions but the last couple of weeks have been hard - Niantic removed the tracking feature in its latest update which makes life significantly more difficult if you don't just want to wade around in a random sea of Pidgeys and Ratatas. We found in a poll that 94% of you thought that the tracker was key to the whole experience and I'm hoping Niantic is working on a fix for that too.

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Louise Blain

Louise Blain is a journalist and broadcaster specialising in gaming, technology, and entertainment. She is the presenter of BBC Radio 3’s monthly Sound of Gaming show and has a weekly consumer tech slot on BBC Radio Scotland. She can also be found on BBC Radio 4, BBC Five Live, Netflix UK's YouTube Channel, and on The Evolution of Horror podcast. As well as her work on GamesRadar, Louise writes for NME, T3, and TechRadar. When she’s not working, you can probably find her watching horror movies or playing an Assassin’s Creed game and getting distracted by Photo Mode.