Battery saver mode returns to Pokemon GO for iOS, Latin America roll-out in full swing

Pokemon GO developer Niantic is excited to share the latest updates it's incorporating in the hit AR title. As budding trainers in Central and South America are preparing to play the game that just launched in their region, Niantic is bringing back the Battery Saver mode for iOS devices. It explained that users reporting their experience with bugs led to its removal, but the developer is "fairly confident" that a fix will be released in the next few days.

Moreover, a bug in the code led to Legendary Pokemon being erroneously granted to several (un)lucky trainers. This led to Niantic pulling all Legendary Pokemon from user accounts. Hey, if that's what it takes...

Additionally, the company keeps working to fix existing problems and "bring some exciting new features," while rolling out the game across more places in the world.

Did you miss the battery saver feature? Has it given you more hours of play at less of your battery's expense? And what do you think about the Legendary Pokemon debacle? Tell us in the comments below!

source: Niantic (Facebook)



1. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

The only happy users with this news must be iphone users. Android users have it since forever.

3. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 969; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

Because we're so concerned about a useless setting. Must be nice.

2. mobiledigger

Posts: 110; Member since: Sep 24, 2015

Battery saver was working fine on my iPhone. The real good thing about is that i can carry the phone in my pocket with the game opened and not worry about pressing something on the screen

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