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Update 2.8.0 Patch Notes

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2.8.0 is Here

Wizards Unite update 2.8.0 is going live now and contains a huge number of new features, bug fixes, and several known issues that the WU team is working on.

UPDATE: Android players who have downloaded update 2.8.0 are encountering an issues where an error message displays when they hit the start button to enter a Wizarding Challenge. Apple players and Android players who are still on 2.7.0 are not experiencing this issue.

New Features and Updates

  • New winter Foundables are coming in January
  • SOS Report:
    • An in-game newsletter that updates players on events, Community Days, gameplay tips, and more.
  • Portkeys:
    • A new Portkey option in the Settings menu allows players to pan the camera around in a Portkey location without using the device’s gyroscope.

Bug Fixes

  • Achievements:
    • The red notification dots will no longer stay up after you’ve scrolled through the Achievement list
  • Diagon Alley:
    • The notification saying “You Need More Gold” will no longer appear before you view a bundle’s information
  • 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 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 Wizard 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

  • 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
    • 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

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