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Pokemon Scarlet Violet Barboach location

Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet have brought back Barboach, and we now have information about the location of this surprisingly elusive Pokemon.

This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

1. [NSW] Pokemon Scarlet / Violet – 577,279 / 3,114,571
2. [NSW] Splatoon 3 – 39,322 / 3,407,477
3. [NSW] Minecraft – 11,223 / 2,866,629
4. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 11,057 / 4,917,646
5. [PS5] Horizon Forbidden West – 10,107 / 112,333
6. [NSW] Nintendo Switch Sports – 9,682 / 783,853
7. [NSW] Ace Angler: Fishing Spirits – 5,414 / 44,470
8. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 4,478 / 5,015,307
9. [NSW] Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! – 4,108 / 2,743,464
10. [NSW] Kirby and the Forgotten Land – 3,994 / 923,009

Pokemon Scarlet Violet performance

With the release of the version 1.1.0 for Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet, it seems that Game Freak may have improved performance.

Many who have tried out the Switch games have been pleased with the actual game experience. However, performance has definitely been a sore spot. Putting aside actual graphical quality, frame rate dips and stutters were present throughout. However, as mentioned above, it looks like performance has started to see an improvement.

Original (11/25): Weather Forecast and Father Pucchi (Final) are joining JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R as new DLC characters, Bandai Namco has revealed. Fans will be especially happy to hear that both will be free.

Weather Forecast and Father Pucchi (Final) will be available in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R starting December 1, 2022. On the same day, a new stage will be added.

Original (11/17): In celebration of Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet, new icons based on the games are started to be added over on Nintendo Switch Online.

Five waves are planned in total. There’ll be a new set of icons each week until December 25, 2022. Expect a refresh every Thursday until then.

Pokemon Scarlet Violet update 1.1.0

Original (11/30): Nintendo and The Pokemon Company has announced a new version 1.1.0 update for Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet. This will be going live on December 1 in North America and December 2 in Europe.

The update is highlighted by the start of Ranked Battles Season 1. A specific issue is also addressed during the battles with the Elite Four and the Top Champion in the Victory Road path.

Something also worth mentioning is that in the patch notes, Nintendo acknowledged the performance of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. The company said it takes “feedback from players seriously and are working on improvements to the games.”

The full patch notes for the Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet version 1.1.0 update are as follows:

Hokko Life update

A new update has just been made available for the Switch version of Hokko Life.

A big part of the patch is an improvement to performance issues, though bug fixes have been implemented as well. Team17 says the team has “been working on the issues surrounding save game storage getting full and improving the messaging around them.” Another update is also in the works “where players will be able to manage their created items and control their save space usage.”

The full patch notes for today’s Hokko Life update on Switch are as follows:

The Outbound Ghost trailer

Digerati and Conradical Games published a new trailer for The Outbound Ghost, their adventure RPG. The title landed on Switch today.

We have more information in the following overview:

Marvel's Midnight Suns Hulk

Marvel’s Midnight Suns has received its latest character trailer with a look at Hulk. Players can learn how to control his amazing power and rage with the in-depth look featuring Christopher Odd.

Here’s some information about the game:

Romancing SaGa: Minstrel Song Remastered trailer

Romancing SaGa: Minstrel Song Remastered has just launched, and we have a new trailer to celebrate. Square Enix is showing off the Switch RPG for a final time.

Get caught up on everything you need to know with the following overview:


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