Complete Heart Kingdom series — if such a thing actually exists — will launch for the Nintendo Switch on February 10, although there is no official slot. The version available on the console-handheld hybrid is the cloud gateway, meaning you stream Square Enix RPGs over the internet. Such ports are becoming increasingly common for Switches thanks to hardware limitation, but as you can guess, this is no good. In fact, it’s not so good that fans all over the internet are begging — no, begging you not to buy it. Heart Kingdom on Switch.
Nintendo originally announced that Heart Kingdom will switch to convert October last year. Square Enix followed this news with release date of the series last January, say all three games—Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Prologue to the end of the chapterand Kingdom Hearts III + Re Mind—Playable via the cloud. It waExciting news for any fan of Sora and gang adventures, and the ability to take these stories with you on the go. a definite plus. But in general, cloud gateways are terrible on this platform.
Twitter is on fire with many complaints about the cloud versions of Heart Kingdom series. Some people blunttell you straight up don’t buy games on Switch. Others are sharing happy video of the game, making the game look like a AMV stops moving more than one playable game. Even loyal Heart Kingdom HMK fans, who has talked to Kotaku in October about Sora joining Finally Smash Bros.said in a YouTube video last week that Heart Kingdom Shouldn’t have been ported to Switch through the cloud.
As HMK shows in the video above, the game runs like garbage. It seems choppy and laggy and players have reported a lot of lag issues. But what’s worse than a hard-to-play game? Something unplayable. Some users have Share stories belong to startup problemwith all three Heart Kingdom the game seems to hang behind the title screen.
It can be tempting to choose Heart Kingdom series on Nintendo Switch, especially if you want to travel with Sora in your pocket. But it seems that these cloud portals are not. And for about $90 for the lesser versions of all three games, you should probably just buy the All-in-One Bundle $100 from the PlayStation store. At least that way, you’ll know yourself The actual download will run smoother.
Kotaku Have reached out to Square Enix for comment.
https://kotaku.com/kingdom-hearts-nintendo-switch-cloud-port-performance-s-1848558548 Kingdom Hearts Nintendo Switch Cloud Ports Suck, Fans Say