OSM Sampling out of date?


Why is the game using an OpenStreetMap sample from late 2017? I'm seeing roads and entire neighborhoods completely blanked out in the game because such an old dataset from OSM is being used. Is there a timeline for this to be refreshed? I noticed that PoGo is using a more updated back-end (updated grass, water, etc classification of the map) but the same outdated visual as well.

What gives?


  • RuckRunnerGRTRuckRunnerGRT ✭✭
    edited June 19

    That's crazy!

    I've updated OSM a lot, but stopped after realizing that NIA gave up on updating their side. I hope this changes soon.

  • @NianticCasey please pass this along. This is a problem across all of Niantic's games.

  • Thanks. I don't know who to ping to get this sent up the chain, so any help is greatly appreciated. I've been barking up this tree for over two years now and never heard a peep.

  • No response from NIA yet?

  • Guess I'll wait another year before asking again.

  • Guess I got my answer, then.

    It won't be updated for the foreseeable future, nor will NIA put an official response in on the issue :(

  • GoldERequiemGoldERequiem ✭✭
    edited July 13

    save money so no update

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