A new patch for Pokémon Scarlet and Purple is now available on Nintendo Switch, ahead of the World Cup qualifiers in Japan and Korea.
Important news is coming for Pokémon Scarlet and Purple, the ninth generation deliveries on Nintendo Switch. No, it is still too early to reveal new details of the DLCs. We remind you that the first of them comes out next fall.
This time we refer to the competitive mode of Pokémon. Outside of the main story, you already know that online tournaments are the sauce of the franchise, thanks to the features of Nintendo Switch Online.
For a few days, Pokémon Scarlet and Purple hold their world qualifying tournaments in Japan and Korea…however, a series of problems prevented them from developing normally.
This meant that the current qualifying round had to be postponed. Fortunately, it is already available a new patch (version 1.3.1) which fixes these errors.
In this way, all the players of Pokemon Scarlet and Purple You can now download the update, but do not expect great news.
What’s new in patch 1.3.1.
Nintendo y The Pokémon Company have announced the release of patch 1.3.1. for Pokémon Scarlet and Purple. In general, the update focuses on correcting a series of problems for the competitive.
In recent weeks, the world tournaments in Japan and Korea (accessed by private invitation) are taking place. However, not everything has gone as expected.
A series of problems in the competitive has made the current qualifying round had to be postponed. Game Freak has worked hard to fix all these bugs, in record time.
”A new update (Ver.1.3.1) has been released for Pokemon Scarlet and Purple. Fixed an issue where unwanted behavior would occur in Private Official Tournaments, where specific users were invited. We have sent an email to all affected contestants.”
As you can see in the statement, the update focuses on fixing these bugs. As of now, the competitive mode of Pokémon Scarlet and Purple works as normal.
In this way, the next qualifying phase for the national and world tournaments in Japan and Korea will be held next Sunday May 28.
For its part, the promised update for Pokémon HOME (which is already compatible with Scarlet and Purple) is still not available, due to the discontent of the players.
Pokémon Scarlet and Purple are available exclusively for Nintendo Switch. We remind you that, In the fall, the first DLC for The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero, The Turquoise Mask will arrivewhile in 2024 it will be completed with the launch of the indigo disc.