Niantic reveals full list of patch notes for new Pokémon GO update version 1.189 and 0.223 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 1.189.0 (iOS)

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

– From ​​November 5, 2021, to November 14, 2021, celebrate light overcoming darkness with an all-new event, Festival of Lights!
– Visual changes have been added to indicate when either your Pokémon storage or Item Bag is full. The center of the Poké Ball menu icon will turn orange when your Pokémon storage is full and revert to gray when storage space is made available. Also, when you view your Pokémon storage or Item Bag, the total number will appear in red when either is at capacity.

What’s New in Version 0.223.0 (Android)

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

– From ​​November 5, 2021, to November 14, 2021, celebrate light overcoming darkness with an all-new event, Festival of Lights!
– Visual changes have been added to indicate when either your Pokémon storage or Item Bag is full. The center of the Poké Ball menu icon will turn orange when your Pokémon storage is full and revert to gray when storage space is made available.

0.223 Release Notes

Note: For Apple Users, this release will show as version 1.189 in the App Store.

Last updated: November 5, 2021

Release notes may be posted before the release is available to all Trainers. Please check your app store for the latest version of Pokémon GO available to you.

Features

  • Added additional movement when switching between poses in Avatar customization
  • Added visual indicator that your Item Bag and/or Pokémon Storage is full

Quality of Life

  • Updated default PokéStop image when no image has been provided
  • Adjusted Mysterious Component animation
  • If a Trainer has already seen the initial raid animation for a raid Pokemon, if they tap on a raid Pokemon of the same species, the animation will not play
  • Added an opaque white circle behind the Pokémon icon for Mega Candy for increased visibility

Bugfixes

  • Added further mitigation to resolve a Trainer being locked out of the game if they evolved their Buddy
  • Fixed an issue where Raid Egg showed as invisible in some cases
  • Fixed an issue where Pokémon sometimes did not display their Shiny icon in the Pokédex entry
  • Fixed an issue where tapping on a wild Pokémon while having the “Walk 2km” task caused a “Streak broken!” notification to flash on the screen
  • Fixed an issue where some shiny Shadow Pokémon were not viewable in the Pokédex
  • Fixed an issue where game would freeze if you backgrounded the app before and after the Charged Move minigame
  • Fixed an issue where the evolved form of the shiny Pokémon would display in the preview even if a Trainer has not evolved that shiny Pokémon before
  • Fixed an issue where navigating to the Pokédex entry of a Mega-Evolved Pokémon showed Bulbasaur no matter which Pokémon had been selected
  • Made Veteran and Ace Trainer medals more visible on the summary screens
  • Fixed an issue where sometimes the Gym background texture would disappear when a Trainer re-entered a Raid or Gym battle
  • Added a thousands delimiter to Furfrou’s Form Change Stardust requirement
  • Fixed an issue where the male gender icon would show as available for Pop Star and Rock Star Pikachu
  • Fixed an issue where sometimes Premier Balls would not load during a post-Raid encounter
  • Fixed an issue where Professor Willow would sometimes have the incorrect dialogue when two outstanding choices for Special Research were available simultaneously
  • Fixed an issue where Spanish text overlapped in several instances throughout the app

Source: Official Pokémon GO support page

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