Turning Wi-Fi off fixes lagging in Zelda BoTW and other Switch games

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  1. Steena

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    It's very evident the Switch was rushed out. People did cry for Nintendo to catch up with other modern companies. I suppose those are the new "standards" too.
     


  2. Xzi

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    There are a hundred other games I could've picked to demonstrate frame rate drops on PS4, it doesn't really matter. All that matters is you're aware the system chugs occasionally just like Switch. You want a system that's always smooth and does better than 1080p or 30 FPS on average? Build a PC. With ALL consoles you'll always have to accept some compromises in power. Switch's saving grace is that it has portability the other consoles do not.
     
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  3. Retroboy

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    it wont come to the switch because its not got the hardware, i mean if the ps4 lags as you claim, then how the fuck will it run on a system that cant even handle a basic last gen (ps3) cell shaded port... that lags already even without including the wifi issue.

    also it has nothing to do with sony hates competition, all consoles pay a dev to own the rights to make its title exclusive.... seriously you are a fucking tard arent you.

    but finaly.... this will never hit nintendo because its not the usual shit nintendo rehash and its not a title for kids.

    maybe when nintendo release its next gen console early no doubt, its hardware might be able to run it, meanwhile to the gaming world its old, we already own it, played it, completed it and wont pay full rrp again just because nintendo finaly catch up.

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    actually i can play my ps4 while it sits at home and im at work.

    i cant say the same for XBX1 because my machines at work are not Win10 which id assume would be required.

    but also to add, i would never dream of playing a console on the tube or bus.

    but saying that i do like the concept if it was just a portable console, because nothing else is like it in a sense (tho it is copied off tablets already on the market).

    for a home console, nope its yet again another cheap system with this WOW factor to PRINT MONEY.

    its sales are rather shit, regardless if nintendo claim its been the best in a while (yea comparing to the wii u which failed), this is a home console + portable console so combining WII U and 3DS sales during the same period (first week) it falls short.

    Switch i think last i checked did 80K
    Wii u claims half of this, so 40K
    3DS did 113K

    So wii u + 3DS 153K, switch 80K which hmmmm ok nintendo.

    needless to say, it didnt beat MS or SONY during the same period, so i wonder this is nintendo's 2nd console during the same generation and it still falls short of what the PS4/XBX1 did at launch.

    is this something to note..... ahem wii u again?

    im sure all these hardware issues arent goin to help - i guess ill keep the same mind as the wii u when all nintendo fans insisted my views were wrong, the wii u is the best thing since sliced bread and hello when it launched it flopped and no matter how much viagra you gave that sack of crap, it continued to flop.

    i guess hardware was nothing to do with it, i wonder if this fails nintendo will claim people thought it was just a wii u addon.
     
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  4. WiiUBricker

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    It's hard to tell. This game always had fps issues and random stuttering. However it's noticably better in portable mode.
     
  5. Ryufushichou

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    About 1.42 million off champ.

    http://m.au.ign.com/articles/2017/0...portedly-sells-15-million-units-in-first-week

    Not the only site reporting this btw, it's on several sites

    Careful, your lack of actual research is showing.


    Glad they found the issue and there's a fix on the way.
     
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  6. Retroboy

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    learn to read fucktard.

    its claimed reported sales, also i am in the UK so HOLD UP.... i recalled if i remembered correctly and put 80K

    your linked figure said 85K which is posted today, i looked back during the switch's first weekend, so 5K extra since then.

    but my figures for UK are still showing how its a home/portable console and its figures fall very short if you were to combine nintendo's last home/portable console sales.

    and yes nintendo solutions are to not do this or that or turn this or that off.... when trying to use features or the console how nintendo promote it to be used.
     
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  7. Sketchy1

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    I find it odd that a game that shouldn't be using WiFi cards is lagging when one is on
     
  8. Retroboy

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    wifi connectivity shouldnt cause any problem while playing a game unless it is an online type of game and your connection is slow.

    but zelda is not a game that requires an internet connection, the console should be using minimal resources running wifi connection in the background.

    but saying that, people having input delays with the joy cons and theyre sat next to the console, others have wifi connection issues (nintendo tell you to disconnect other devices and move closer to the router).

    its going to be a system i bet, nintendo will monopolize on as they fix/improve the shit hardware/design which 90% of them should have been spotted before they launched it.
     
  9. leonmagnus99

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    i've tried turning wifi off and i turned on airplane mode and DQ heroes Demo still lagged at times sadly.
    ( i have more lag whilst playing portable mode, on tv it is bearable!).
     
  10. Retroboy

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    Chances are then it might not be just wifi, seems output resolution/size the console struggles ha ha id love to see how it performs on my tv.

    last gen port and it cant even run on nintendos next gen system, when i can bet the only difference is slightly altering the game engine, which could probably be acheived by making a cheat code like my code below for ocarina of time:

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Xzi

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    Already been over this in the thread. BotW is a Wii U port. There are and will be several games which run at 1080p60 on Switch. The more taxing PS4 and XB1 ports will run at 1080p30 or 900p30. Same as the competition. Same message as before: you buy a PC for power, you buy a console for other reasons, including that the hardware is less expensive.
     
  12. Retroboy

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    you delay a game on a console its fans have been waiting for to what..... port to the switch which has lag issues and has no improvement at all, infact it runs better on the wii u than the switch so why the fuck blow £340 and put up with all the other issues.

    ta da!

    £55 for that and all its got different is slight changes to the engine which my pic above can show is possible with a cheat code.... same game.... same console..... further draw distance, better colours, better details, even making different profiles and will be releasing a code to give OoT a Twilight Princess feel.
     
  13. happydance

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    If I remember correctly vita disables it's wifi automatically on games that don't use internet connection. Maybe they could use the same patch?
     
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  14. Xzi

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    Well you've simply got your facts wrong. The game has massive frame rate drops on Wii U's aging hardware, the smoothest experience is Switch's portable mode for BotW because it's native 720p.
     
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  15. Retroboy

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    yea i recall uncharted i think did that.

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    LOL ok thats if users get the thing to work, ohh turn wifi off.

    cant recall seeing people post all these issues for the wii u version, sure bet nintendo deliberately cap it so it looks to run worse to entice people to buy the switch and even that has shit loads of problems.

    again, only diff in the game is the code, which will be possible like ive done for OoT on the same old hardware.
     
  16. Xzi

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    BotW has frame rate drops and a relatively low resolution across the board. You don't see people complaining much about these things because it still looks beautiful, they aren't as petty and hostile about this whole thing as you are. Let me guess: Wii U owner who now feels like a scorned lover just because you liked the concept but nobody else did. The sales don't lie.
     
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  17. Foxi4

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    The event featured demo units identical to the retail system, so the Nintendo representative simply made a mistake. GBATemp was at the event, @p1ngpong made a whole video about it, among other staff members. Pretty sure @FAST6191 was also there.
     
  18. Pluupy

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    Something so obvious, I think companies are preferring to not listen to the QA department and just release things buggy on purpose. When Fallout 4 and the first DLC Automatron was released, it was so frustratingly infuriating how bad the game just couldn't run properly for me. I was baffled, depressed, and flustered.

    For example, when I tried to play the DLC Automatron the quest wouldn't update when I installed a part onto ADA. An object which was supposed to be within a RoboBrain enemy according to the quest was not there. The game would crash to desktop when I attempted to start the robot workshop menu. After building a body for the robot Jezebel, the quest did not update. Upon approaching the lair of the antagonist, the robot which had the mechanism to open the doors would not initiate the action. Lastly, the final fight with the antagonist of the DLC did not initiate. The enemy simply stood there doing nothing. No dialogue.

    It was only when I visited /r/Fallout looking for answers did I find that there were more people like me who were somehow riddled with issues. Every step of the way I had to utilize the developer console to progress the quest without breaking my save file. I posted my findings on /r/Fallout to help others, as i'm sure Bethesda never addressed the causes in future patches of Fallout 4.

    There was absolutely no way the QA team let so many issues slide. This was a conscious decision made by the company executives to release a buggy product.
     
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  19. Foxi4

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    I own one and the plastics are sub-par, especially if we're talking about the flimsy dock - the XB1S has far superior build quality, let's be honest here.
     
  20. Pluupy

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    Honestly, I just don't understand why a $300 tablet would have cheaper build quality than this $500 VCR.