New Pokémon GO update adds nickname changing, more | Nintendo Wire

A new Pokémon GO update has been released for both Android and iOS, bringing its version to 0.33.0 and 1.3.0., respectively.

Here are the details:

  • Added a dialog to remind Trainers that they should not play while traveling above a certain speed. Trainers must confirm they are not driving in order to continue playing.
  • Made improvements to the accuracy of a curveball throw
  • Fixed a bug that prevented ”Nice,” ”Great,” and “Excellent” Poké Ball throws from awarding the appropriate XP bonuses.
  • Fixed achievements showing incorrect Medal icons.
  • Enabled the ability for Trainers to change their nickname one time. Please choose your new nickname wisely.
  • Resolved issues with the battery saver mode on iOS and re-enabled the feature.
  • Added visuals of Team Leaders Candela, Blanche, and Spark.
  • We’re currently testing a variation of the “Nearby Pokémon” feature with a subset of users. During this period you may see some variation in the nearby Pokémon UI.
  • Minor text fixes

Additionally, while not mentioned in the update notes, the name of the “Nearby” feature has been changed to “Sightings.”

The update can be downloaded now from both the App Store and Google Play Store.

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