Pokemon Go has released their first update that aims at fixing a multitude of issues. The official description mentions changes including a “fixed Google account scope” which will patch the gamesfull access to your Google account. The update claims to have resolved a number of issues including “issues causing crashes”. Currently, the update is available only for iOS, the Android update is yet to show up.
Users will experience added stability in signing upusing a Pokemon Trainer Club account. When users are forced to to quit the game, they don’t have to re-enter username and password.For updating the game, you’d be give a notification and asked for permission. This is a new feature that wasn’t present before. It isn’t a part of the update note and it remains to be seen how Niantic plans to utilise this functionality.
Many believe that users should take some time before jumping on the updating bandwagon. According to a discussion on Reddit: iOS users who login using Pokemon Trainer’s Club – do not update!! Bug in new version locks you out.This is not a server-side issue, something is broken in the app itself. It can take days or weeks to get an update pushed to the app store, so who knows when we’ll get a fix.
Presently Pokemon Go is officially only available in Australia, New Zealand, and the US. But according to Wall Street journal:“people familiar with plans for the game said it would likely be available in other regions, including Europe, Japan, and other Asian nations within a few days.”