With this update, users can transfer multiple Pokemon to Professor Willow at once by pressing and holding on a Pokemon to select it.
In a blog post, Niantic detailed the update’s other features:
- Pokemon type icons have been added to the Gym battle approach and Gym battle screen.
- The total Candy count for your Buddy Pokemon has been added to the buddy information screen.
- The total kilometers a buddy has walked has been added to the information screen of each Pokemon that has ever been your buddy.
- Minor text fixes.
Elsewhere, Niantic announced that Sprint has become the game’s first U.S. partner. With this partnership, more than 10,500 Sprint locations around the U.S. will soon become PokeStops and Gyms within the game. Specifically, Sprint, Boost Mobile and Sprint at RadioShack stores will be turned into PokeStops and Gyms.
Finally, Niantic announced that it will reveal details about the addition of more Pokemon to the game Dec. 12.