If you have played the game since day one you know that the three-step tracking method was fun, accurate and actually helped you track Pokémon that you wanted. After about 10 days or so, a new update was released which made it so the footsteps in the tracking system did not show how close you were to the Pokémon.
The “three-step bug” was very annoying because no one could truly track Pokémon this way, but many put up with it because there were tools online that could help you track Pokémon instead of using that tracker website. Now, with this new update that is coming out, they are completely removing the foot prints from the tracker which deems the tracker completely useless. It will now look like this:
It seems like a lot of trainers are getting extremely frustrated with Niantic for not communicating with their community very well and also doing terrible updates. Will Pokémon GO lose players because of this? Let us know what you think in the comments.