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Pokemon Scarlet Violet: How To Fix Frame Rate & Performance Issues

Here is how you can get better performance in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet.

Pokemon Scarlet Violet is here and it has some bad frame rate and performance issues that need an urgent fix. While the direction of the game into the open world is nice. The game in itself has been giving many players a not-so-enjoyable experience. Thankfully there are a few things you can do to resolve it. So in this guide check out how to fix frame rate & performance issues in Pokemon Scarlet Violet.

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How to Fix Performance Issues in Pokemon Scarlet Violet

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Image Credit: @YuriaVT on Twitter

You can fix Frame Rate and Performance issues in this game by saving and restarting your game. Thanks to @CentroPokemon on Twitter for sharing this fix. Based on their testing this error occurs due to a memory leak. Especially when you are near towns or cities. Now there could be other possible reasons as well for this error. But these are the only ones known so far.

Here is how you can restart your game:

  1. Press X on your Nintendo Switch Pro controller or on your Joy-cons.
  2. Save the game.
  3. After saving close the game.
  4. Now restart the game and the game should be a lot smoother than before.

You can even restart your Nintendo Switch to see if it helps any better.

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And if the above fix doesn’t work and you are looking to try more aggressive means then you can also delete your Save data. It may or may not work because it is mainly used to help you change the nature of your starter.

Other than that the best thing you can do is check for game updates and if there are any then simply update your game. After a patch update, the performance of the game should get better. And you should see fewer frame drops in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet.

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That covers this guide on how to fix the performance and frame rate issues in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet. If you are interested to learn more about other topics of this game check out our guides on how to get hidden abilities, are starters shiny locked, and how you can get all starters. And for anything else be sure to check our Pokemon Scarlet & Violet section.