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Nintendo apologises for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet performance

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Nintendo has apologised for performance issues plaguing Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Said issues were immediately apparent upon release, with some players even going as far to request refunds for their purchases.

Nintendo has apologised for performance alongside a patch that should fix some issues.

“We are aware that players may encounter issues that affect the games’ performance,” Nintendo said.

“Our goal is always to give players a positive experience with our games, and we apologise for the inconvenience. We take the feedback from players seriously and are working on improvements to the games.”

We spoke with Stevivor’s Ethan Dean regarding issues impacting Pokemon Scarlet and Violet on a recent episode of the Friendly Fire Show.

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is currently available on Nintendo Switch.

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

18 November 2022

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