Overseas media criticize that playing Kingdom Hearts for Nintendo Switch is a nightmare
KINGDOM HEARTS INTEGRUM MASTERPIECE for Cloud ' that can play all Kingdom Hearts series titles on Nintendo Switch is distributed, but overseas game media Polygon criticizes that this is a nightmare that is full of bugs and can hardly be played doing.
Kingdom Hearts Switch Cloud Versions review: A hardwire-only nightmare --Polygon
'KINGDOM HEARTS INTEGRUM MASTERPIECE for Cloud' is the English audio version of Kingdom Hearts, the first in the Kingdom Hearts series, ' Kingdom Hearts Final Mix ', the second English audio version of ' Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix + ', and Kingdom . ' Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories ' which is a remake version of Hearts Chain of Memories for PlayStation 2, English audio version of Kingdom Hearts Bath by Sleep ' Kingdom Hearts Bath by Sleep Final Mix ', video content ' Kingdom Hearts 358/2 ' Days ”and“ Kingdom Hearts Re: Coded ”, HD remastered version of Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance ] “ Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance] HD ”, video content“ Kingdom Hearts Key Back Cover ”, Kingdom 'Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Bath by Sleep -Fragmentary Passage-', which depicts the story after Hearts Bath by Sleep, and 'Kingdom Hearts III + Re Mind (DLC)', which summarizes the download contents and Kingdom Hearts III, which is the third work in the series, are played. Or it can be played.
Since all the titles that can be played with 'KINGDOM HEARTS INTEGRUM MASTERPIECE for Cloud' are cloud versions, you will play the game while streaming the data directly from the server via the Internet instead of installing the data on the Nintendo Switch. ..
'KINGDOM HEARTS' Series Nintendo Switch Cloud Ver. Trailer --YouTube
Regarding the cloud version of Kingdom Hearts on Nintendo Switch, Polygon criticized, 'Probably the biggest burden in the Kingdom Hearts series so far, unreasonably priced packages rarely work and I can't recommend it to anyone.'
In particular, the cloud version of Kingdom Hearts does not perform as well as titles created especially for older platforms. Also, it seems that it is a troublesome point that an internet connection environment is required to play the cloud version, and it is necessary to reconnect to the internet every time the Nintendo Switch is put to sleep, which is a bit of a hassle. It seems that you can feel it. Also, if you leave the Nintendo Switch in sleep mode for a while, the game will crash completely, and most of the recorded titles do not have an automatic save function, 'KINGDOM HEARTS INTEGRUM MASTERPIECE for Cloud' causes a lot of headaches. It will be.
Polygon reporter Ryan Gilliam said of the titles in 'KINGDOM HEARTS INTEGRUM MASTERPIECE for Cloud', 'Kingdom Hearts Final Mix', 'Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix +', 'Kingdom Hearts Bath by Sleep Final Mix', and 'Kingdom Hearts'. He played 4 titles of 'III + Re Mind (DLC)' and tried various settings to make the play comfortable.
It seems that 'Kingdom Hearts Final Mix' was played with a Wi-Fi connection with the Nintendo Switch placed in the dedicated dock, but it seems that the game screen became 'terribly ugly' due to delays and a decrease in frame rate, so 'specific I felt like I could hardly play in the place of. ' As a result, Gilliam said he stopped the game when he arrived at Traverse Town, the first visit to the story.
Next, Mr. Gilliam attached the Nintendo Switch (organic EL model) to the dedicated dock and played 'Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix +' with a wired connection. It seems that this made the lag better, but it was 'still far from a smooth game experience'. The frame rate of the game continued to fall below 30 fps and was rarely stable, so the movement of the main character, Roxas, seemed to be terribly sluggish.
'Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix' and 'Kingdom Hearts III + Re Mind (DLC)' are said to have been played in the mobile mode of Nintendo Switch, but both are noticeably delayed and the frame rate drops, and with Wi-Fi connection No matter how fast the router is used and playing on the side of the router, it seems that the game is always delayed.
Since there are two points, 'always need to connect to the Internet' and 'the game may crash if you put it to sleep', 'KINGDOM HEARTS INTEGRUM MASTERPIECE for' is ideal for playing on Nintendo Switch, which is ideal for game play such as when going out. 'Cloud' is not suitable, Mr. Gilliam said.
'KINGDOM HEARTS INTEGRUM MASTERPIECE for Cloud' has to support various platforms because even with the best setup (put it on a dedicated dock and play with a wired connection), you will have to feel some lag and frame rate reduction, so the Kingdom Hearts series has been compatible with various platforms. There is no reason to bother playing on Nintendo Switch, and he is telling users who are considering playing the Kingdom Hearts series on Nintendo Switch, 'Wait a minute!'