Just heard from a nintendo rep why the game still isn't in stock

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User Info: JediMasta12

JediMasta12
4 years ago#1
My girlfriend works at Gamestop and they got a visit from a Nintendo rep this morning. They said that the game was discontinued because every cartridge contains this chip that is supposed to increase the frame rate, and said chip takes about three weeks to make.

Whether you want to believe this or not is up to you. Nintendo reps have been wrong before. Not to mention that discontinuing a brand new game that is still in high demand is a pretty terrible move.
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User Info: ptreemf12

ptreemf12
4 years ago#2
Go on...
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User Info: JediMasta12

JediMasta12
4 years ago#3
ptreemf12 posted...
Go on...


What? That's it lol
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User Info: IlIlIlIlIlIlIl

IlIlIlIlIlIlIl
4 years ago#4
Odd reasoning, but it sounds so specific it could be true

On the note of frame rate issues, I notice the game lagging somewhat during battle sequences with lots of dragon/horse/wyvern models
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User Info: ptreemf12

ptreemf12
4 years ago#5
IlIlIlIlIlIlIl posted...
Odd reasoning, but it sounds so specific it could be true

On the note of frame rate issues, I notice the game lagging somewhat during battle sequences with lots of dragon/horse/wyvern models


Yeah I noticed that too. Thought it was a bit strange...
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User Info: JediMasta12

JediMasta12
4 years ago#6
How's the frame rate on the downloadable copy? If the cartridge has an extra chip then shouldn't the frame rate on the downloadable one be worse?
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IlIlIlIlIlIlIl
4 years ago#7
ptreemf12 posted...
IlIlIlIlIlIlIl posted...
Odd reasoning, but it sounds so specific it could be true

On the note of frame rate issues, I notice the game lagging somewhat during battle sequences with lots of dragon/horse/wyvern models


Yeah I noticed that too. Thought it was a bit strange...


The larger models probably have lots more polys/parts that need to move so it makes sense it would slow the game down

But yeah, I wasn't quite expecting that to happen in this game
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User Info: iammaxhailme

iammaxhailme
4 years ago#8
From: IlIlIlIlIlIlIl | #004
Odd reasoning, but it sounds so specific it could be true

On the note of frame rate issues, I notice the game lagging somewhat during battle sequences with lots of dragon/horse/wyvern models


I get that too.
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User Info: Spikaya

Spikaya
4 years ago#9
JediMasta12 posted...
How's the frame rate on the downloadable copy? If the cartridge has an extra chip then shouldn't the frame rate on the downloadable one be worse?


The framerate seems perfectly fine on my eShop copy, but I'm at like Chapter-15-ish and haven't gotten into the Paralogues past the fourth, so it might get worse later on? Eh.
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User Info: Ro9ge

Ro9ge
4 years ago#10
I have noticed frame-rate issues when I turn the 3-D on during battle animations a couple of times from my downloaded copy.

But discontinuing a the highest rated game for a platform right after it comes out sounds terribly dumb even if this is true.
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