Nintendo has announced that the Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Version 1.2 patch is now available to download and it fixes a glitch with the Curse, Forest’s Curse, Power Trick and String Shot moves that could cause the game to freeze during Live Competitions. The patch is required for all online functions and uses 539 Blocks.


Official Patch Notes for Version 1.2:

  • Various fixes to improve gameplay.


Play! Pokémon Video Game Rules Update

The recent move bans have been lifted from Play! Pokémon video game tournaments.

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon have been updated to version 1.2. The moves Curse, Forest's Curse, Power Trick, and String Shot are no longer banned from Play! Pokémon video game tournaments. The new update is required to play in tournaments. To update your game, visit the Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon entry on Nintendo eShop and then download the latest patch.