Pokémon GO 0.83.1 for Android, 1.53.2 for iOS updates released

The latest Pokémon GO update improves the load times when launching the app.

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The latest Pokémon GO updates for Android and iOS devices are now available to download. Niantic Labs offers a couple of performance improvements, including an added support for the iPhone X screen resolution.

Pokémon GO 0.83.1 for Android and Pokémon GO 1.53.2 for iOS offers a massive update on the augmented reality game. The updates can be downloaded from the App Store and Play Store respectively.

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In usual Niantic demeanor, there are no available details other than the ones discovered by some faithful members of the community. Among other things, the game developer has released a performance improvement with regards to load times when launching the app.

Here are some Pokémon GO update details in bullets:

  • Added support and made optimizations for the iPhone X screen resolution
  • Removed support for devices running iOS 8
  • Resolved a bug causing error banners to remain visible until the app is restarted
  • Resolved a bug that prevented Trainers from powering up Pokémon to their max CP
  • Improved load time when you open the app
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates

There are also a bunch of changes in the recently revamped Raid Battle feature as well as how gyms work. Particularly, the bug that previously prevented trainers from powering up a Pokémon to its maximum combat power has been solved.

If the official over-the-air Pokémon GO update for Android has come yet, trainers can use this APK to download it.

This article was first published on November 22, 2017