Ingress update

Ultra Strike weapons make the leap from Droid devices to all players

Niantic Labs — the developer behind Google's "Ingress" game — today announced a trio of significant updates to the game.

Probably the biggest is that the max of level a player can reach has been doubled from Level 8 to Level 16. Those at the upper levels will be able to recharge Portals from farther away, and they'll get extra XM storage, too.

The addition of Capsules will make it far easier for agents to share items with each other. (Finally!)

And Ultra Strike Weapons — a rare kind of XMP Burster — are no longer exclusive to Motorola Droid devices and can now be obtained by anyone.