Pokemon GO 1.3.1 For iOS Released With Bug Fixes – Update Now

Uzair Ghani
Posted Aug 11, 2016
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Pokemon GO 1.3.1 has been released for iOS users and is no more than a bug fix and maintenance release.

Pokemon GO 1.3.1 Is A Bug Fix Release, Users Should Immediately Download It

Whenever a company releases a new software update, a few bugs and hiccups are bound to be introduced during the process. Therefore maintenance ‘point releases’ are pushed to the relevant app store to ensure smooth running of the software. Pokemon GO is no different and Niantic has pushed a bug fix release for iOS users onto the App Store.

The complete changelog as per the App Store is as follows:

– Stability improvements
– No text fixes

The changelog might not look like much but in all honesty you should download the new update without giving it a second thought. There are bound to be fixes in this update that will enhance the performance of certain aspects of the game. For example, you might even end up with more battery life. Or, on older devices, you might even see better performance during gameplay. Such things and more should be enough to entice you to upgrade to Pokemon GO 1.3.1.

How To Download The Latest Pokemon GO Update

Assuming you have Pokemon GO already installed on your device, launch the App Store. Now tap on the ‘Updates’ tab at the bottom right corner of the display. Wait for the App Store to refresh and you’ll be presented with the latest update.

If, for some reason, you don’t see the update, it’s highly likely the new release was installed in the background for you, given you have automatic app updates enabled on your smartphone.

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Alternatively, you can go directly to the Pokemon GO download page on the App Store by tapping on this link. Tap the ‘Get’ or ‘Update’ button, depending on whether you have Pokemon GO installed or not.

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