Niantic has released a new update for Pokemon GO, and it’s introduced a number of new changes for the popular mobile game (via Nintendo Insider). Update 0.31.0 is available now for the augmented reality app, and introduces new changes, giving gamers a way to re-customize their Trainer avatars. In addition, they can adjust their battle move damage values for specific Pokemon. Also, the update has improved memory issues and addresses a number of a big issues.
However the biggest change is probably the removal of the footprints for nearby Pokemon. This system recently stopped working for the game. The update has now taken out the footprint system entirely. Instead of footprints for nearby Pokemon, players will see a list of nearby creatures they can find. Here’s a more comprehensive list of changes for the game:
Avatars can now be re-customized from the Trainer profile screen
Adjusted battle move damage values for some Pokémon\
Refined certain Gym animations\
Improved memory issues
Removed footprints of nearby Pokémon\
Modified battle damage calculation\
Various bug fixes during wild Pokémon encounter
Updated Pokémon details screen
Updated achievement medal images
Fixed issues with displaying certain map features
Minor text fixes
Pokemon GO is available now for Android and iOS.
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