Unreal Engine 4.20 update was just announced by Epic Games and not only does it affect the performance of the platform on PC but also provides developers with new Nintendo Switch optimizations and improvements. Epic games released “tons of performance and memory improvements built for Fortnite on Nintendo Switch to all Unreal Engine developers”. This means that games that are coming to the Nintendo Switch that are based on the Unreal Engine, will be able to take advantage of these new features which are included as follows: Support for Dynamic Resolution and Temporal Upsampling Low Latency Frame Syncing for Controller Input Significant CPU Rendering Optimizations Improvements to Threading Better Texture Compression Support for Memory Profiling Backbuffer support for 1080p while in docked mode And many other fixes More than 900 games have been released for the Switch so far and there are more on the way. RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures will be coming to the … [Read more...] about Unreal Engine 4.20 Introduces New Nintendo Switch Optimizations And Improvements
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Only a few days after Nintendo’s financial report for the first fiscal year of Nintendo Switch, the company is already working on making the console more stable. According to latest reports, a new Nintendo Switch Left Joy-Con is in the works, fixing the issues players have been noticing over the console’s first year. The old Nintendo Switch Left Joy-Con has been giving users a hard time, since complaints about it either not being recognizable by the console or being when it shouldn’t have been made. Nintendo is addressing those issues, creating a new Joy-Con, eliminating those issues. The news comes from the Federal Communications Commission and has been reported by Gamnesia, suggesting that Nintendo is bringing an improved version of the Nintendo Switch Left Joy-Con. The filling includes images of the new Joy-Con which visually hasn’t really changed. The company lists the relevant changes as “Antenna pattern and peripheral … [Read more...] about New Nintendo Switch Left Joy-Con Is In Works, Still No D-Pad
Nintendo has rolled out a Firmware Update for the Switch console recently. So for those who have been expecting an update this here is a confirmation that it’s available. The new Nintendo Switch Firmware Update is apparently a minor update that brings the console’s system to its version 5.0.1. According to Nintendo, this Nintendo Switch Firmware Update, although is a minor update, it will still improve a lot of stuff in the console. The overall stability of the system will improve significantly but other than that not much has been detailed. We will hopefully know more, once we have the feedback from the users about this new update. Presumably, this new update will correct any detected error or known issues as well as it will optimize some processes. The last firmware update that we received for the Switch, was just a few weeks back, which brought in some heft stuff and changes. It brought in social linkages, new avatar icons, and the play activity fix and much more. … [Read more...] about New Nintendo Switch Firmware Update Is Available, Brings The System To Version 5.0.1.
A new Nintendo Switch UI update has seemingly been discovered in a weird bug, with some users able to access an overhauled user select screen that points towards a larger update for the console. However, this hidden update is only accessible when playing Scribblenauts Showdown, with the discovery suggesting that Nintendo may announce a new Switch system update in tomorrow's Nintendo Direct. The hidden update was found by the YouTube channel SwitchForce, who posted a video highlighting a brand new "select a user" screen in which players are able to select an account before they start up a game. Though this is available on the Switch's current UI, the updated version of this screen also allows the user to quickly see the amount of saved data each account has for the selected game. The screen can be seen below: We're not certain why this screen has been introduced, though SwitchForce has a reasonable theory. According to the YouTubers, it seems most likely that Nintendo would … [Read more...] about New Nintendo Switch UI Update Found in Weird Bug
Nintendo Switch owners looking for something new to play have a lot of options to choose from right now, as another new batch of games has arrived on the Eshop. This week, Nintendo's hybrid console adds 13 more titles to its growing library, while a handful of great games already available for the system are now on sale in its digital store.Headlining this week's new releases is Dragon Quest Builders. Unlike other installments in the series, Builders is a Minecraft-like sandbox adventure that tasks you with rebuilding the world of Alefgard by crafting buildings and other objects. The Switch version boasts "additional crafting options" not available in the original PS4 and Vita release, as well as an exclusive Great Sabrecub mount. You can read more about the title in our Dragon Quest Builders review.In addition to Dragon Quest Builders, this week sees the release of two more classic Arcade Archives games, 2020 Super Baseball and Crazy Climber. Switch owners can also now pick up the … [Read more...] about New Nintendo Switch Games This Week Include Dragon Quest Builders