Niantic reveals full patch notes for new Pokémon GO update version 0.257 which is 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 0.257.1 (iOS)

Trainers,

Here’s what’s new in Pokémon GO!

Minor bug fixes and performance improvements

What’s New in Version 0.257.1 (Android)

Trainers,

Here’s what’s new in Pokémon GO!

Minor bug fixes and performance improvements

0.257 Release Notes

Note: For Apple Users, this release will show as version 0.257.0 in the App Store.

Last updated: 1/6/23

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.

Quality of Life

  • Trainers can now choose between a list and grid view in the Item Bag.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed bug requiring Trainer to have enough candy to evolve a Pokémon without trading, even when trading to evolve it.
  • Fixed bug causing some avatar socks to be misaligned
  • Fixed bug causing some Raid eggs to be invisible after appearing over a Gym.
  • Fixed bug showing Premier Balls on the catch summary for Ultra Beast encounters.
  • Fixed bug causing Alolan Diglett’s placement to be too high on its Pokédex detail page.
  • Fixed bug causing text misalignment when using an Elite TM. 
  • Mega Icon now appears for costumed Mega Evolved Pokémon.
  • Fixed bug causing the Camera to get stuck in a top down view if an egg hatches with a Rocket Radar equipped.
  • Fixed bug causing Zorua’s arms to clip into the ground when appearing as Mega Gengar.
  • Fixed bug causing larger buddies to appear too high up on the Trainer Avatar page.

Source: Official Pokémon GO support page

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