Bandai Namco announced a brand-new update for Tales of Symphonia Remastered on Nintendo Switch launches May 18. The new update brings several bug fixes to the Nintendo Switch version, which suffers from performance issues and bugs.
The Nintendo Switch version of Tales of Symphonia Remastered has major technical issues including frame rate dips, long loading times, crashes, and visual imperfections. This past February, Bandai Namco apologized for these issues as the developers investigate potential fixes. Nearly two months later, Bandai Namco released a new player survey to gather feedback about Tales of Symphonia Remastered.
Bandai Namco confirms that the May 18 free update for Tales of Symphonia Remastered on Nintendo Switch addresses several issues affecting the game. The update will fix issues regarding processing slowdown, freezing, and display issues throughout certain instances of the game. Additionally, the new update fixes a background music bug alongside several other minor bugs, which were not specifically detailed.
Patch notes for the free update are available below, via Bandai Namco:
Tales of Symphonia Remastered Switch Update
- Fixed an issue that was causing significant processing slowdowns while moving through the sandstorm area of “Triet”.
- Fixed an issue where the game would freeze at the end of certain boss battles.
- Fixed an event where the screen would black out and become inoperable while navigating certain world maps and towns.
- Fixed an event where the background music would be interrupted when moving to the world map after a battle.
- Other minor bugs have been fixed.
All 11 episodes of the Tales of Symphonia anime are now available to watch on YouTube via Bandai Namco’s official playlist. Produced by ufotable (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba), the Tales of Symphonia anime premiered in 2007. The Sylvarant Arc and Tethe’alla Arc are covered in four episodes respectively. The United Front Arc wraps up the anime in the final three episodes.
Lastly, Tales of Symphonia Remastered is available now for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.