Pokémon GO is being updated to a new version across all capable iOS and Android devices. The latest update is being rolled out to iOS and Android devices, respectively. According to patch notes from the development team at Niantic, the latest update implements various bug fixes and improvements for an overall smoother experience.
0.177 Release Notes
Note: For Apple Users, this release will show as version 1.143 in the App Store.
Last updated: June 2, 2020
Release notes may be posted before the release is available to all players. Please check your app store for the latest version of Pokémon GO available to you.
- GO Battle League ratings have been temporarily removed from the matchmaking screen for Trainers ranks 7 and up to discourage avoiding Battles against Trainers based on their rating. Visible ratings will return once we have a longer-term fix for this issue.
- The UI for Battle screens in Gyms & Raids and Trainer Battles has been updated to show the number of stored Charged Attacks as white rings that appear around the attack
- Apple sign-in: Apple ID can be used to sign in to Pokémon GO
- Trainers will soon be able to opt-in to a new feature called PokéStop Scan and contribute to building 3D maps of PokéStops and Gyms
- Select Trainers with specific devices will soon have access to the Reality Blending feature in AR Snapshots
- The Meltan Box can no longer be activated when an Incense is already active
- Fixed an issue in which tapping Fast Attacks quickly caused a delay in the next Charged Attack or switch during Battle
- Fixed an issue that caused a Trainer to softlock the app if their Pokémon fainted during an opponent’s Charged Attack while experiencing severe latency
- Fixed an issue that caused Fast Attacks against Team Leaders and Team GO Rocket to land more quickly than intended
- Fixed an issue that caused the completed research notification to pop up twice for the same research task
- Fixed an issue that caused the Team Medallion to not be purchasable in the Shop
- Fixed an issue that caused the catch ring color to change slightly when any Berry was used, even if the Berry did not increase the catch rate
- Fixed some minor layout issues that caused text to overlap with other UI elements in certain languages
Please see our Known Issues page for a regularly updated list of issues currently being investigated by our engineering team. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all issues we are aware of or working to fix, but rather a list of issues currently affecting the most players.
There is always something fun going on in Pokémon GO! Join us for events like Community Day, Raid Hours, and special themed events where you can encounter different Pokémon and enjoy bonuses. Visit pokemongolive.com for a list of events.
Source: Official Pokémon GO support page