'Pokemon GO' Latest News & Update: Niantic Disables Pokestop Spinning for Users Traveling at Driving Speeds

By Olivia Cavallaro , Updated Nov 08, 2016 06:34 AM EST
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Unless you're an athlete or someone who runs really fast, you will no longer be able to spin Pokestops in "Pokemon GO." That's how serious Niantic is in keeping their app's users from getting into trouble or hurting each other. The news comes following the studio's move to remove Pokemon spawns for users traveling at driving speeds.

Forbes is now reporting that Niantic has disabled Pokestop spinning for users traveling at driving speeds. This is on top of the fact that spawns will no longer appear for those who seem to be on the road. Of course, gamers who don't drive and are just passengers on trains and buses and other public transportation and play "Pokemon GO" during their commute are utterly upset. It also poses a problem for those who aren't psyched enough to play the game to actually do some brisk walking and light cardio.

Niantic looks like they strategically slipped this new limitation along with the latest update that enabled a daily bonus feature, something that went well with "Pokemon GO" fans and players. The new update also secured gym conquerors that no one will be able to snag their gym unless they're defeated. A previous bug enabled users to conquer gyms even if that user did not defeat the previous gym owner. But fans didn't expect that the studio would disable Pokestop spinning for users traveling at driving speeds.

Some "Pokemon GO" users have taken to social media to express their concerns about the growing limitations of the game. Now that Niantic disables Pokestop spinning for users traveling at driving speeds, what's next? According to Polygon, some users are already complaining that they haven't been able to use the tracking or find spawns even within the speed limit dictated by Niantic, something that they find questionable and odd.

Comment below if you've had any bizarre experience with "Pokemon GO" latest update and if you've experienced the disabled Pokestop spinning for users traveling at driving speeds. Make sure to check back for the latest on "Pokemon GO."

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