[Pokemon Go] Patch! ( 0.33.0 / 1.3.0)

Pokemon go patch! ( 0.33.0 / 1.3.0)

Have you noticed the difference since yesterday?!
Yes Pokemon Go has released a new patch!

They’ve released the updated version 0.33.0 for Android, and also 1.3.0 for iOS devices.

Here are some of the changes that you may experience!

New Dialog Warning!

If you are on the go, in a transport that is moving above a certain speed. You would probably receive a dialog pop-up saying that you you should not be playing while travelling above a certain speed and must confirm that you are not driving in order to continue playing Pokemon Go. There are also reports saying that they actually got banned when they received quite a few of this warnings within a short period of time. Well, perhaps this could be a deterrence for spoofers.

Professional pitcher incoming!!

We can now throw curve balls with ease, as Niantic patch has made improvement to the accuracy of curve-ball throw!. I have tested it out myself and my curve-ball are on target then before the patch! Curve-balls XP here we come!

Nearby interface!

Yes the nearby interface has been changed, or rather according to Niantic, They are currently testing the “Nearby Pokemon” feature with subset of users!
Yes i can actually see what Pokemon are near me! This new feature allows the trainer to actually see what Pokemon is near their radius of approximately 200 metres or so, but details of distance was not given out in the patch notes. So if you see a Dragonite on your nearby Pokemon feature, you better start running around!

Bug fixes!

Yes they have fixed some bug with regards XP bonuses to ‘Nice’, ‘Great’, and ‘ Execellent’ Poke ball throws! Just in case if you don’t know about this XP Bonus, Below is a guide to the XP

  • Throw ball within the coloured ring will trigger a nice, great or excellent throw.
  •  Nice 10xp, Great 50xp, Excellent 100xp.
  • XP can be doubled by lucky egg

My name is Ash Ketchup! I mean ketchum!

Yes this patch has released for us a chance to change our nickname! so if you think that your current nickname is hideous! You have the chance to change it again! Note that this is only a 1 time change, you can’t change it multiple times!


Yes i can finally see Team leaders!

Yes, boys and girls, Team Leaders Candela, Blanche, and Spark visuals has been added into Pokemon Go! Go team Mystic! oops(Yes i am in Team Mystic :P)


Miscellaneous Fixes!

Miscellaneous fixes such as the achievement medal icon that were showing up incorrectly has been fix in this patch as well.

According to Niantic, there were some battery saving mode issue on iOS, and they have re-enabled the feature again in this patch!

Some Minor texts fixes has been implemented as well
We’re currently testing a variation of the “Nearby Pokémon” feature with a subset of users. During this period you may see some variation in the nearby Pokémon UI.
Minor text fixes


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