“We Take Feedback Very Seriously” – Nintendo America Boss Responds to Widespread Criticism on the Switch

Published 11/13/2021, 1:26 PM EST
Source: Nintendo


Nintendo Switch users have the privilege of playing the classic N64 and Sega Genesis games, thanks to Switch’s Online subscription’s expansion pack. However, this comes in with a hefty price of $30 on top of the $20 subscription.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Players were not really happy with the emulation quality of the N64 games on Switch and expressed their resentments. The Nintendo devs did take note of this and Nintendo America Boss Doug Bowser assured fans a fix was on the way.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Nintendo bosses promise to fix a major issue with N64 Games in Switch

At the launch of this expansion pack, many games had some noticeable issues while running on their Switch versions. Games such as Water Temple and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time lacked fog and had terrible textures and visuals. Furthermore, games such as Zelda had a very noticeable input lag in Switch’s portable mode. Certain games also faced a noticeable audio delay issue as well.

The tweet below compares the performance of N64 games in Switch.

 

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Nintendo acknowledged fans’ persistent complaints and commented on this raging issue. In an interview with The Verge, Nintendo’s America boss Doug Bowser assured improvements in the performance of N64 games on Switch. He said, “We’re constantly looking for ways to make our online features and those games better and continuing to add value through more services and more games as we go forward,” as reported by VGC.

WATCH THIS STORY – Video Game Franchises returning to console

Bowser assured fans saying, “We take the feedback very seriously, and we’re continuing to look at ways to improve the overall performance. For us, it’s about quality and great content at a great value.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Nintendo’s game library is probably one of the most visited ones, and they would surely not want to ruin this nostalgic experience for fans. Nintendo, recognizing this issue, talked about their seriousness to bring back such nostalgic titles to both new and old generations alike. The only drawback for players would be to pay the hefty price of $30 (individual) or $45 (family) on top of the Switch Online Subscription.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

ADVERTISEMENT

Siddid Dey Purkayastha

274 articles

Siddid Dey Purkayastha is an eSports author for EssentiallySports and is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree at Christ (Deemed to be University). He has always been into gaming since the ripe age of 9 and has never looked back. Apart from his deep love for narrative-driven or campaign-based games, he enjoys casually playing online games such as Valorant, Fortnite, FIFA Ultimate Team, Warzone, and GTA Online.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT