You may have heard of a slightly popular game that is making the rounds these days called Pokemon Go. The app has received its first update on the iOS platform, and supplies fixes for some bothersome bugs, including the Google account access issue.
It turned out that when players signed into the Pokemon Go app using their Google account, the app gained access to all of their Google account information, including Gmail messages, Google Drive documents, and more. Developer Niantic announced that full access was a mistake, and today’s update is said to fix that.
Also fixed are some issues with the login process, which previously required players to repeatedly login again, as well as fixes for frequent crashes some players have been experiencing.
Thank you for your incredible response and support of Pokémon GO! We are working hard to improve the experience for everyone. This update focuses on making Pokémon GO more stable with the following improvements:
– Trainers do not to have to enter their username and password repeatedly after a force log out
– Added stability to Pokémon Trainer Club account log-in process
– Resolved issues causing crashes
– Fixed Google account scope
The app has proven extremely popular, and has been earning an estimated $1.6 million in daily revenue, on around 7.5 million downloads in the United States alone. The app has also proven to be attractive to thieves who have used the game to lure players to rob them, as well as businesses who report increased foot traffic when a Pokemon is sighted at their establishment.
Pokemon Go is free, and is available for iOS devices in the App Store. [GET IT HERE]