New Pokémon GO update version 1.179.2 and 0.213.2 now live on iOS and Android

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.

What’s New in Version 1.179.2 (iOS)

Trainers, there’s always something new in Pokémon GO!

– Are you ready for Pokémon GO Fest 2021? Every Legendary Pokémon discovered in Pokémon GO so far will be appearing in five-star raids during the event!
– Various quality-of-life updates have been made.

What’s New in Version 0.213.2 (Android)

Trainers, there’s always something new in Pokémon GO!

– Are you ready for Pokémon GO Fest 2021? Every Legendary Pokémon discovered in Pokémon GO so far will be appearing in five-star raids during the event!
– Various quality-of-life updates have been made.

0.213 Release Notes

Note: For Apple Users, this release will show as version 1.179 in the App Store.

Last updated: July 7, 2021

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.

General

  • Back-end updates to in-game news for increased accuracy and quality

Bug Fixes

  • Further mitigation added for bug where the map doesn’t load if Trainer is moving quickly
  • Fixed a bug where Trainer can get stuck seeing an unintended view of the overworld map after a Team GO Rocket Battle
  • Added further mitigation for Community Day ticket content displaying incorrectly
  • Added mitigation to prevent a bug where the Trainer is unable to play Pokémon GO after they evolve their Buddy
  • Fixed an issue where a Trainer might get stuck when trying to exit the Gym, if another Trainer is still battling in the Gym
  • Fixed a bug where if a Shiny Ditto transforms, it will not appear as Shiny in the transformation sequence
  • Fixed a bug where Shiny Ditto became the Shiny version of the opponent Pokémon even if the opponent Pokémon was not Shiny
  • Fixed a bug where the Trainer’s shadow is at the wrong angle if the Trainer does not have the real-time sky mechanic
  • Fixed an issue where the word “Extreme” is missing from the weather warning
  • Fixed a bug where an error message appears if Berries are fed to a Pokémon too quickly
  • Fixed a bug where Pokémon will flicker when searching for Pokémon with multiple forms
  • Fixed a bug where Mega Candy icon is missing from the Buddy walking rewards
  • Fixed a bug where Rhyperior’s motivation overlapped with the Gym’s name if Rhyperior is the sole Gym Defender
  • Fixed a bug where the first photo of Pokémon after a new Pokémon GO installation on iOS displays as “?” in the photo reel
  • Fixed a bug where Charged Attack bar did not correct display for all Pokémon when selecting Pokémon before a battle
  • Fixed an issue where after hatching an Egg and tapping into AR+ camera mode, the Trainer would have their Egg inventory overlay persist instead
  • Fixed a bug where Trainers who had not yet constructed a Rocket Radar themselves could still see the Rocket Radar in the in-game shop
  • Fixed an issue where the title of some badges would cut off in specific languages instead of wrapping
  • Fixed a bug where Shiny Deoxys did not appear in the Shiny category of the Pokédex
  • Fixed a bug where Buddy Flying Pokémon were obscured by the “Play” button
  • Fixed a bug where the AR safety warning would appear every time a Pokémon hid in the bushes
  • Fixed a bug where a Trainer could get stuck in an infinite loop when trying to submit a AR Scanning Field Research task
  • Fixed a bug where Trainers using Pokémon GO Plus to catch Pokémon did not receive event Catch XP bonuses or Stardust multipliers.

Source: Official Pokémon GO support page

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