‘Splatoon 2’ Nintendo Switch: Caps At 720P, Uses 150MB Data While Tethering

By Mia P. , Updated Apr 07, 2017 11:23 PM EDT

"Splatoon 2" on the hybrid Nintendo Switch console is said to use around 150MB of mobile data per hour while tethering. Moreover, the game is said to cap at 720p and 60 frames per second. Note that the game may be played anywhere with an Internet connection since the game has been launched on the hybrid console for this purpose.

Play "Splatoon 2" On Nintendo Switch On Train Or Anywhere

Nintendo is currently testing out the upcoming online shooter "Splatoon 2." It has been revealed that after 60 minutes of squid killing and ink splatting, the app is said to use 153MB data in one hour, Venture Beat reported. Moreover, the game has been noted to work very well over a smartphone connection. Furthermore, the app does not have any noticeable lagging or rubber-banding.

It has been revealed that "Splatoon 2" was deemed for varying internet speeds. Moreover, while a low ping is necessary to compete in "Counter-Strike" and "Overwatch," a high ping may not be too crucial in "Splatoon 2." Note that the goal of the game is to cover the map with ink which is not threatened by the connection. Even in intense head-to-head moments, gamers may opt to play "Splatoon 2" on the Nintendo Switch while using a smartphone as a hotspot.

"Splatoon 2" Boasts Solid 60FPS

In other news, Nintendo hosted "Splatoon 2" Test Fire event in the past weekend. On this note, a recent analysis of "Splatoon 2" revealed that the game is capped at 720p on the Nintendo Switch when docked and dynamic when portable, Techno Buffalo reported. Apparently, the resolution drops when the system is in handheld mode to accommodate more demanding segments of play.

"Splatoon 2" on the Nintendo Switch boasts frame rate that holds up really well. It has been revealed that the game is able to maintain a solid 60 frames per second both when docked and on a handheld. The steady frame rate is expected to be good news for gamers who are very competitive. Check out a Global Testfire Session Gameplay below:


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