As many gamers know, Epic Games adds indie content to Fortnite on a regular basis. In addition to these additions, the famous Free-to-Play also receives technical improvements. These can, for example, be linked to the arrival of the game on new consoles. Technologically speaking, the Switch wasn’t a new console for a long time. One might therefore think that the American studio is done optimizing the Switch version of their game. But of course that would be bad to know.
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Epic Games announced an update from yesterday Fourteen days with the sole purpose of enhancing the gaming experience for Nintendo Switch version users. According to Carys Studio, it’s about improving “Renderer“Fate”Better to use the console GPU. “And instead of being satisfied with that vague explanation, Epic goes into detail.
According to him, this update improved “significant“The resolution of the game in both portable and dock modes. This has the effect of showing less blurry images without affecting the frame rate. Epic also claims this update will allow the game to be more stable frame rates.”
Note, however, that despite this update, the Switch version of Fortnite continues to use a dynamic resolution system to help stabilize the game’s frame rate. The studio explains that there will be less fluctuation in resolution and the overall resolution of the game will be higher than in the past.
To get an even better idea of what will turn out, Epic is providing the expected resolutions before and after applying this update.
Expected resolution before the update:
- Portable: 1000 x 560
- Dock: 1390 x 780
Expected resolution after the update:
- Portable: 1170 x 660
- Dock: 1560 x 880
The Switch version of Fortnite still doesn’t hit 720p in portable mode and 1080p in dock mode, but that surge is still noticeable. To get a better idea of what’s changing in the game, Epic posted screenshots before and after. These are available in our gallery below
Just to complete this good news for anyone who plays Fortnite on Switch, Epic Games states that this update will also optimize the storage space required for the game. In fact, this update frees up 140MB of disk space. Here the Fortnite players are warned on Switch.
What do you think of this optimization from Epic Games? Are you surprised that such optimization can be achieved this late in the console lifecycle? Do you play Fortnite on Switch? Tell us everything in the comments below.