GoNintendo Video - How janky is Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on Switch? (footage + impressions)

Slightly wonky, kind of janky, or flat-out unplayable?

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is available on Switch right now, and complaints are popping up online about issues with visuals, controls, and more. Is there any merit to these complaints? I offer up Switch gameplay footage and impressions from my time so far.

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Tue Jun 25 19 10:53pm
Rating: 1 (Updated 1 time)

Like you RMC, the biggest issue for me is the input lag. I noticed last night that when simply jumping up on platforms, I was trying to do it fast and timed the jumps as I saw on screen. Miriam simply walked off the edge when I got half way up, so I had to do it again.

A close second is inconsistent textures. Some areas look absolutely fine, while others looks like they are straight out of a high school 3D modelling class. I'd rather they all be the same. It's jarring to have some scenes looks quite nice, and others look like trash.

I'm going to wait until they patch things, which is a shame since I backed this all those years ago. But hey, I'll just pretend they delayed it Smile

Tue Jun 25 19 11:12pm
Rating: 1

Very level headed and great explanation of Switch performance. Always happy to see (what is unfortunately rare) a mature look at things.

Wed Jun 26 19 12:01am
Rating: 1 (Updated 1 time)

It's very disappointing but playable. At least they are listening and not just pretending like they don't hear us and everything is okay. I might halt my play through for now and wait for a couple of these patches.

I still say that you should buy it on another platform if you didn't commit to the Switch as a backer.

I haven't noticed any lag at all.

I'll wait till they patch it. I still want it on Switch, so hopefully they can fix these issues soon.

It's a shame that the Switch version suffers. I was looking forward to this game and I guess now I'll have to get it on the PS4!


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