latest news [Fri 2nd Dec, 2022 00:55 GMT]: Version 1.1.0 is officially live! To update the title manually, click + on the game icon in the home menu and select the ‘software update’ option.
Original article [Thu 1st Dec, 2022 03:15 GMT]: Pokémon Scarlet and Violet have been available on the Nintendo Switch for a few weeks now and since its release there have been many concerns raised about the game’s technology issues. Although the ninth generation was a step in the right direction for the series with a new open world game, performance issues and bugs made it difficult for some trainers to enjoy.
Now, in an update, Nintendo has announced a new patch for Scarlet and Violet to be released on December 1st (aka today). In addition to the full patch notes via the official support page, he also apologizes for the gameplay issues and mentions how he’s taking player feedback on board and aims to provide an “experience good” for trainers around the world.
“We understand that players may face issues that affect the performance of the game. Our goal is to provide players with a good experience in our games, and we apologize for the inconvenience. We take player feedback seriously and are working on improving the game. “
As for the update (Version 1.1.0), players can look forward to Season 1 of the game’s ranked battles, music fixes and “selected other bug fixes” that are not detailed:
ver. 1.1.0 (Released on December 1, 2022)
– Season 1 of ranked battles will begin, allowing you to enjoy ranked battles through the battle arena.
– Please see the game information for more details about Battle number 1.
– Fixed an issue where the music would not play properly during battles with the Elite Four and the Supreme Champions on Victory Road.
– Some other selected bug fixes were made.
In our review of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet here at Nintendo Life, we mentioned our excitement about the future of the series, but we couldn’t ignore the problems with the display and the lackluster graphics. Since then, the problems with bugs and technology have been well documented. You can follow it in some of our previous stories: