Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Version 1.1.0 Update Launches December 1, More Updates Coming

    Nintendo apologizes for the games' lackluster performance.

    Nintendo announced Pokémon Scarlet and Violet version 1.1.0 update launches on December 1, and more updates are in development to improve the games.

    According to Nintendo, the developers are aware of the issues regarding performance of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet on Nintendo Switch. Additionally, the company apologizes for the inconvenience caused by the game’s issues, and more improvements will be made through various updates.

    The Pokémon Scarlet and Violet version 1.1.0 update introduces the first season of Ranked Battles and fixes multiple bugs. Patch notes for the new update do not state which additional bug fixes were made, however. Nintendo’s statement regarding the current state of the game is also found within the patch notes.

    The patch notes are available below:

    Ver. 1.1.0 (Releasing December 1, 2022)
    • Season 1 of Ranked Battles will kick off, allowing you to enjoy Ranked Battles through the Battle Stadium.
      • Please check the in-game notice for more details about Ranked Battles Season 1.
    • An issue has been fixed that caused the music to not play correctly during the battles with the Elite Four and the Top Champion in the Victory Road path.
    • Other select bug fixes have been made.

    We are aware that players may encounter issues that affect the games’ performance. Our goal is always to give players a positive experience with our games, and we apologize for the inconvenience. We take the feedback from players seriously and are working on improvements to the games.

    Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are available now for Nintendo Switch. Over 10 million copies of the games have been sold worldwide as the biggest console-exclusive launch of all time.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email:

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