'Pokemon Go' Latest News & Update: Egg Patterns Now Available; Will It Be Useful To Users?

By Jason Glenn , Updated Oct 26, 2016 12:54 AM EDT
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Niantic has released its latest "Pokemon Go" update that introduced different Egg patterns, which is now available for Android and iOS users. The Pokemon Eggs now show different colors depending on the distance required to hatch them. It is a useful tweak to the users that can help them choose which egg to hatch first.

"Pokemon Go" players need to walk for a certain distance for the Eggs to hatch. For instance, a 2 kilometer egg shows up as green, orange for 5 kilometer egg, and purple for a 10 kilometer egg.

The recent update of "Pokemon Go" also includes the Pokemon Type Icons. According to GameSpot, each Pokemon's info now includes the monster's type icons, which will allow players tell which one is better against a certain type of Pokemon.

There was also a minor update on the "Pokemon Go" accessory, "Pokemon Go" Plus. Niantic added a low battery indicator so you will know when it's time to recharge the accessory. The updated also includes minor text fixed, although Niantic did not specifically identify what's changed.

The updated version of "Pokemon Go" is now 0.43.3 on Android while on iOS it's now 1.13.3. As per Niantic, the Pokemon Go October 23 patches includes Professor Willow discovered the Eggs have different patters depending on the distance required to hatch them.

Pokemon type icons have been added to the information screen for each Pokemon. A low battery indicator was also added for the "Pokemon Go" Plus and Minor Text Fixes.

Recently, Niantic has also announced their first "Pokemon Go" event which will take place during Halloween. Trainers will encounter a certain Halloween-themed Pokemon in various regions.

The "Pokemon Go" Halloween event would double the number of candies the trainers will receive. The "Pokemon Go" Halloween event will possibly start on October 26.

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