Pokemon players across the globe are not very happy with the way Niantic sends out the Pokemon GO updates in a slow and unorganized pace. Yesterday, the company rolled out a patch with a slew of fixes and enhancements.
With the new update, players expected the removed tracking feature to resurface as there was a lot of backlash from the gaming community regarding its removal. However, the feature is not part of the latest Pokemon GO version 0.33.0 for Android and 1.3.0 for iOS. The silver lining though is that trainers will now get the appropriate XP bonuses from Poke Balls.
Another noteworthy?Pokemon GO feature in the latest patch is the inclusion of a reminder to players not to play the game when driving above a certain speed. The dialog asks trainers to confirm that they are not driving. Only after the confirmation will the game let the player to continue.
The official?Niantic website details the latest Pokemon GO update. Changes have been made to improve the accuracy of the curveball throw.
- A fix has also been made to show the correct Medal icons in achievements.
- With this patch onboard, Pokemon GO trainers can also change their nicknames but only once. Hence, you are advised to pick a name of your choice wisely.
- Meanwhile, Apple iOS devices had problems with regard to the battery saver mode, and it was removed in the previous update. This issue has been resolved and the feature has been re-enabled.
- Niantic has also added visuals for Team Leaders Candela, Blanche and Spark.
- Additionally, as mentioned earlier, Niantic fixed the bug that prevented players from getting the right XP bonuses for ?Nice,? ?Great,? and ?Excellent? Poke Ball throws.
- Lastly, as it turns out, Niantic is also testing a variation of the ?Nearby Pokemon? feature with a bunch of players. Those players will see some changes in the nearby Pokemon UI.
- Other than the features mentioned above, there are also a handful of minor text fixes in the latest?Pokemon GO update.