Niantic continues to make new changes and thereby updating the "Pokemon GO" app. While it is true that in recent days the company announced that the app was in the process of being updated, today, Niantic's developers have announced that it has just been updated version 0.69.0 for Android and 1.39.0 for iOS. As reported by Niantic, now it would be easier to collect Stardust from home and others new significant items recently added to the app.

What are the new changes in the new Update ahead of the anniversary celebration of Pokemon GO?

  • New icons have been added to the Pokemon information screen to indicate how the Pokemon has been captured.
  • It was improved the search functionality on the Pokemon collection screen.
  • Fixed an issue where trainers were unable to complete raids started before the time expired in the map view.
  • It has been enabled the trainers' ability to give berries to Pokemon when defending Gyms if their motivation meter is full.
  • Added the ability of the trainers to turn the Foto Disc at a Gym after completing a raid.
  • Added ability for trainers to send berries to their Creatures by defending Gyms through the Pokemon information screen when they are not around.
  • Fixed a bug in which the Pokemon was not returned correctly to its trainer after defending a Gym.

Additional information

While it is true that the announcement of the anniversary celebration of "Pokemon GO" has grabbed all of the headlines in social media, there are some significant new changes in today’s release that deserves a little bit more of attention by players and trainers.

It is worth mentioning that players are now able to send berries to their Creatures when defending Gyms. According to information revealed, players will also have the ability to spin the Photo Disk at a Gym, what will be gratefully received by those with large collections.

The newly updated version 0.69.0 for Android and 1.39.0 for iOS are rolling out now, and it will likely be available to all players worldwide. We recommend you to download the new updates as soon as possible to get the best available experience in the game.

This is all the information known so far. Keep enjoying the game, and stay tuned for more updates as they become available.

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