Regardless of lighting up the gross sales charts and incomes respectable opinions, Pokémon Sword and Defend has been the topic of some fairly unfavorable press just lately.
A few of its seems justified – reminiscent of experiences that the digital model of the sport is corrupting folks’s SD playing cards and sending their Roku bins loopy – whereas different tales have to be taken with a barely bigger pinch of salt.
Take, for instance, a latest submit on Reddit which means that the sport – by way of its use (or abuse, somewhat) of the Swap’s NAND reminiscence – is slowly however certainly killing consoles all around the globe.
The set off was a Twitter submit which exhibits a Swap console displaying a blue display of dying. A Pastebin has been established for crash experiences seemingly associated to this challenge, and the next textual content tries to sum up the crux of the issue:
As is usually the case with these extremely emotive tales, experiences have now unfold throughout Twitter and persons are taking it upon themselves to warn folks off even loading up Pokémon Sword and Defend. Nevertheless, nearly instantly, voices of motive have entered the dialog to pour chilly water over these experiences.
Prolific Pokémon modder SciresM – the identical one who managed to hack Omastar into the sport – has responded to the rumours, calling them “bait” and “clearly false”. He additionally factors out that, as video games, Sword and Defend don’t have any particular entry privileges and wouldn’t be permitted by the Swap OS to entry the NAND:
The query stays – what’s inflicting the blue screens on Swap consoles? May Sword and Defend – which push the host hardware fairly arduous – however a contributing issue? We’ll little question discover out sooner or later, but it surely’s fairly sure that the sport accessing the console’s NAND will not be the trigger right here.
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