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Weird random game updates

11-20-2017, 09:18 AM
#1
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: NYC suburbs (New Jersey)
Posts: 1,625
Weird random game updates

The past few days, I've noticed that random updates on my devices that have already been installed a couple years ago are coming back as updates again. The notes under the updates are the same as 2 years ago as well as the dates. They do not effect the games I've tested.

Pretty odd unless I'm missing something.

Running iPad Air and Air 2, both on iOS 9.3.4, not jail broken.
11-20-2017, 09:40 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Europe, CET
Posts: 3,486
I got the same (iOS11 here), and quite a few others reported on TA's Discord that they got old updates too.

It's not the first time something like this happens. My best guess is that Apple's update mechanism has a hiccup, as the last 2-3 I remember everything went back to normal after a few days. As usual, Apple is great at communicating issues to their customers ... oh wait, of course they are not
11-20-2017, 09:47 AM
#3
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: NYC suburbs (New Jersey)
Posts: 1,625
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nullzone View Post
I got the same (iOS11 here), and quite a few others reported on TA's Discord that they got old updates too.

It's not the first time something like this happens. My best guess is that Apple's update mechanism has a hiccup, as the last 2-3 I remember everything went back to normal after a few days. As usual, Apple is great at communicating issues to their customers ... oh wait, of course they are not
Thank you for letting me know. Glad it's not an iOS issue, but considering iPad Pro.
11-20-2017, 10:52 AM
#4
Joined: Mar 2017
Posts: 283
Same on my ipad pro IOS 9.3.
Very strange behaviour, certainly a appstore bug.
11-20-2017, 10:53 AM
#5
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Europe, CET
Posts: 3,486
Quote:
Originally Posted by DonnyDJ76 View Post
Thank you for letting me know. Glad it's not an iOS issue, but considering iPad Pro.
Always welcome!

Quite sure it's not iPad Pro related, if that's what you mean: Until Saturday, I was on an Air1 (iOS11, not jailbroken) and the issues popped up there first. I only switched to my new Pro on the weekend, and it happens there as well.

If you mean you consider to get a Pro, go for it Only two days in, and I'm super happy with it (I got the big 12.9" one, for the bigger screen and bigger keyboard).
11-20-2017, 05:51 PM
#6
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 162
Same here in an ipad mini 2, glad to know I'm not alone.