I noticed that this game is being released for download in all regions on the Nintendo eShop, so this led to the question of whether the game would run faster/smoother as a digital copy or from a cartridge because I remember that on the PSP having a digital copy of MHFU generally resulted in better load times than having a physical UMD. What do you guys think?
#2klim28Posted 1/18/2013 3:06:37 AM
UMD is a thing of the past. Horrible loading times.
I guess it will be the same. I have MK7, NSMB2, HM ANB in digital and physical and they have the same loading times. --- 3DS kino 4639 - 8985 - 8808 Kid Icarus Uprising / Harvest Moon A New Beginning 3DS kino 4554 - 1003 - 6906 Monster Hunter 3G / New Super Mario Brothers 2
#3SL68Posted 1/18/2013 4:22:07 AM
I'll get a physical copy of both since I really love to have them in my shelf collection. :-)
That plus the fact that I think some retailers where I live will have some pre-order extras which won't be available for download.
#4JackalfoxPosted 1/18/2013 12:13:05 PM
Since the 3DS uses cartridges for its games, there really isn't a difference in loading times between physical and digital loading times. It's just a matter of preference. --- Now Playing - The World Ends with You: Solo Remix (iOS), Resident Evil: Revelations (3DS)
#5dancer62Posted 1/21/2013 11:51:44 PM
Digital = zero collector value, no box art, no manual. --- I'm waiting for Bandai to release the WonderSwan/SwanCrystal II and blow both the Vita and the 3DS away.