New Pokémon GO update version 0.209.2 and 0.243.2 now live on iOS and Android, full patch notes revealed

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 0.209.2 (iOS)

Here’s what’s new in Pokémon GO!


– Play together with Campfire: find raids, Trainers to play with, and the most popular play areas near you.

– Pokémon GO will be ending support for devices running iOS 13. We encourage Trainers with Apple devices to consider updating their OS so that they can continue to play without interruption.

– Minor bug fixes and performance improvements

What’s New in Version 0.243.2 (Android)

Here’s what’s new in Pokémon GO!

– Play together with Campfire: find raids, Trainers to play with, and the most popular play areas near you.
– Minor bug fixes and performance improvements

0.243 Release Notes

Last Updated: 7/20/22

Note: For Apple Users, this release will show as version 0.209 in the App Store.

Last updated: 7/20/22

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.

QOL Updates

– Trainers can now toggle in-game notifications via the settings menu
– Trainers can now search the Pokèmon storage by Attack, Defense, and HP. See the help center article for more information.
– Changed background color for number of participants in Raid Battle to be easier to read.

Bugfixes

– Fixed bug causing “add a friend” research tasks to remain incomplete even after adding a friend
– Fixed bug hiding referral milestones for both referring and referred players
– Fixed bug for GO Fest ticket holders causing Raid battle to freeze on Raid icon during GO Fest ticketed hours
– Fixed bug rarely causing XL Candy to not be guaranteed in a trade for some Pokémon
– Fixed bug causing Trainer avatar to appear behind Pokémon Buddy when wearing certain avatar items
– Fixed bug causing buddy gift notification to play after gifts are already claimed
– Fixed bug showing incorrect KM explored on buddy widget
– Fixed visual bug showing a box around Mega Candy icon on Pokémon detail screen
– Fixed visual bug causing Amaura and Aurorus to briefly change color when being added as a Trainer’s Buddy Pokémon
– Fixed bug stopping stickers from loading when playing in Turkish
– Fixed bug causing the Mega status indicator to freeze on Mega Pokémon detail page
– Fixed bug causing some words in Turkish to overflow off screen
– Fixed bug causing “Start Battle!” to appear instead of “Claim Reward!” for Pokémon encounter for unclaimed completed Special Research tasks
– Fixed bug causing loading screen image to cut off on some devices
– Fixed bug causing default PokéStop images to appear before actual image when the page is loading
– Fixed visual bug causing Pokéball to clip into Trainer avatar’s hand on the versus screen
– Fixed bug causing Remote Raid tutorial popup to remain even after being tapped

Source: Official Pokémon GO support page

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