'Pokemon GO' Latest News & Updates: 'Pokemon GO' Grimer Bug Affects All Phone Models

By Anne Caballo , Updated Aug 08, 2016 11:20 AM EDT

Players of "Pokemon GO" are have been losing their tempers as the grimer bug makes their phones freeze many times. This problem occurs right after you encounter a Grimer.

Some people say that it is because of insufficient RAM in the player's phone or because of the animation. Others believe that the problem is already fixed right after the latest update but other still claims that they are still having the same problem.

According to a Reddit user, players are having a very difficult time in catching Grimer because its appearance freezes the game. "Pokemon GO" players are annoyed when this happen because the main purpose of the game is to 'catch them all'. But how can you do this if the "Pokemon GO" app freezes when you encounter a Pokemon.

Another Reddit user has put his frustration about the game online Apparently, Grimer makes phones unresponsive. This Grimer bug is said to not only limited to a specific operating system nor phones. This bug is said to affect all players. The game freezes until the player moves away from the Grimer Pokemon.

For those lucky "Pokemon GO" players who successfully caught the Grimer also exoerience the same problem. Players cannot evolve Grimer as it freezes when opening their Pokedex.  

Although Niantic has now been listening to the feedbacks of those "Pokemon GO" players, they have not released a statement regarding this issue as they are still working in solving other "Pokemon GO" issues.

Hopefully that on there next update, these problem will be  fixed and "Pokemon GO" players can now go back to their trainer life without their phones freezing.

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