A report earlier claimed that Pokémon Go usage is in decline from its fever pitched height two months ago. Direct battling and trading might spark a revival in the game, but so far Niantic is still focused on international expansion and stability. Version 1.5.0 on iOS adds a new Pokémon appraisal feature, minor fixes, and the promise of new features.
The ‘Appraise’ feature adds a useful way to know if a Pokémon is worth keeping, while the “minor bot fixes” likely addresses GPS spoofing to hatch eggs. For a more detailed rundown of the update’s new features, head to 9to5Google…
This update is rolling out and the full release notes are below:
- Implemented Pokémon Appraisal: Trainers will now be able to learn about a Pokémon’s attack and defense capabilities from their Team Leader (Candela, Blanche or Spark) to determine which of their Pokémon have the most potential for battle.
- We are still working hard on several new and exciting features to come in the future of Pokémon GO.
- Minor bot fixes