Nintendo apologizes for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet performance issues, promises fixes

Nintendo apologized for the state that Pokémon Scarlet and Violet embarked on.

While later games in the series have been praised for taking a less linear approach through its open world, there has been a huge backlash against their shoddy graphics and extremely poor performance issues, especially since Pokémon is the most profitable media franchise. all time.

An update was released this week that fixed a music issue and a few other small bugs, with the patch notes containing an apology and a promise to fix performance issues.

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It reads: “We are aware that players may experience issues that affect game performance. Our goal is always to give players a positive experience with our games, and we apologize for any inconvenience caused.

“We take player feedback seriously and work to improve the games.”

No timeline was given for these fixes, or specific details on what will and won’t be improved, but fans will be happy to hear that the games won’t stay in this current state forever.

Despite all the problems with the games, scarlet and purple sold incredibly well. With 10 million units (both physical and digital) sold in just three days, the games set a record for the most software sold on a Nintendo console during this period, while also being the Kingdom’s biggest physical launch. -United.

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In comparison, Pokémon Sword and Shield sold 6 million copies in their first week and 25 million copies overall. games like Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, Platinum and Black 2 and White 2 all sold less than 10 million copies in their lifetime.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are now available on Nintendo Switch.

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