Wizards Unite 2.8.0 Release Notes are Live!

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Wizards Unite Daily Update Analysis

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite has just released a new update, Version 2.8.0. At time of writing this, however, Android users are experiencing a bug with the new update. I encourage you to wait before updating to the latest version of Wizards Unite.

Wizards Unite Updates

Some of these updates are coming soon. They are not yet live in the game. Two of the features are live in the game, even if you haven’t updated to 2.8.0.

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SOS Report

Coming soon! We will be adding an in-game newsletter to keep everyone up-to-date on events, game tips, and more!

Frosty Foundables

Get ready for an increase in Frosty Foundables on the map; coming in early January!

Portkeys

We have added a new Portkey option in the Settings menu that allows players to pan around Portkey environments without using their device’s gyroscope to move.

Greenhouses

Players will now be able to grow Baneberry and Angel’s Trumpet Ingredients in Greenhouses! Additionally, Baneberry and Angel’s Trumpet seeds have also been added to the Map.

Note: This is already live in the game, without updating to Version 2.8.0.

Potions

We have improved Dawdle Draught so that when used, it will always prevent a Foundable from fleeing! Previously Dawdle Draught only improved your chances of preventing a Foundable from being whisked away by the magic. This update makes Dawdle Draught even more valuable for those Severe and Emergency Foundables.

Note: This is already live in the game, without updating to Version 2.8.0.

Wizards Unite Bug Fixes

As always, the HPWU developers continue to work hard at eliminating bugs in the game.

Achievements

Fixed an issue where players may still see badges (red dots) on Achievements even if they had scrolled through the Achievements list.

Diagon Alley

Fixed an issue with Diagon Alley where the notification “You need more Gold” appears before a player can view the bundle’s info.

SOS Assignments

Fixed an issue with the “Complete 3 Wizarding Challenges with 3 Teammates” task not giving progress even if a player has completed the requirements.

Gifting

Fixed some stability issues when sending Gifts.

Fixed an issue where a player gets stuck if they tap the info button multiple times when Adding Friends.

Portkeys

Fixed an issue with the Portkey Use Now button becoming unresponsive when Camera Permissions have not been given.

Fixed a visual issue with Keys sometimes not showing in the keylock of a Portmanteau.

Potions

Fixed an issue with the Master Notes UI disappearing if a player taps into Diagon Alley from the Master Notes screen.

Inns

Fixed an issue with players sometimes not seeing their own Dark Detectors they placed at an Inn.

Registry

Fixed an issue with the rewards screen displaying an incorrect amount of Wizarding XP.

Fixed an issue with the Traces for George Weasley, Fred Weasley, Angelina Johnson, and Parvati Patil not having the same Threat Levels in the Registry as shown in their Encounter.

Wizarding Challenge

Fixed an issue with long load times after selecting a Chamber.

General

Fixed an issue with Codename changes reverting back after returning to the Map.

Various connection and visual bug fixes.

Known Issues in Wizards Unite

The HPWU developers know about the following issues. They’re working to fix them.

It is also a known issue that some players who have updated to Version 2.8.0 are experiencing the start button giving an error when players tap it to enter a Wizarding Challenge. We will update this post when that is resolved.

Registry

Foundables that are not from Encounters can sometimes have a high Seen number, even if they are not Seen in Encounters.

Foundables in Photo Mode may flip around when a player taps on the Foundable to reposition.

Occamy Eggs have the incorrect threat level when you enter the Encounter.

Potions

Players may receive an error when they attempt to collect a brewed Potion.

Portmanteaus

When collecting new Portmanteaus, the amount on the badge from a player’s Suitcase is incorrect, compared to the actual amount of new Portmanteaus.

Wizarding Challenges

Aurors Only: Defeating a Foe in a Wizarding Challenge with Bat-Bogey Hex does not count towards Wizarding Challenge Achievements.

Some players may receive an error message when attempting to enter a Wizarding Challenge. If this happens to you, this guide explains how to re-enter the Wizarding Challenge. If that doesn’t work, the same guide also explains how to recover your lost Runestone.

Players may notice that the number of players at a Chamber may not update immediately when other players join the same Chamber.

Players may not receive the Level Up rewards screen if they Level Up after a Wizarding Challenge.

General

Android Only: Players may not see an in-app message after going into the game from a push notification.

What do you think of this update? What other game changes would you like to see? Leave a comment!

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Wouldn’t it be cool if the devs bothered to actually test the releases, especially the features that they boast they have ‘fixed’, like the Start button? Botched the fortresses for both systems now, do not upgrade to 2.8.0, wait for the bug fix release.

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I’m so unbelievably frustrated by the removal of the “Start/Ready” button. My time is much more valuable than any runestone that I may lose to a bug, and I lost a handful with 0 complaints.