Nintendo yesterday added another game to its Switch Online Expansion Pack and update the N64 library to Version 2.0.
Had all kinds of improvementsbut this latest update even better than expected, it seems. According to “Zelda 64 researcher” and Twitter user Figs (as highlighted by Nintendo dataminer Oatmeal), the emulation of The Legend of Zelda: The Mask of Majora on the Switch Online service is actually “more precise with the N64” in one “situation” than the Wii Virtual Console version.
Warning – Majora’s Mask spoilers in the video below:
OatmealDome: “Majora’s Mask – This is a situation where the Switch version is actually *better* than its predecessors and more precise with the N64, thanks to a patch added by Nintendo. It fixes a running cutscene. so fast that it ended too soon.”
It would be impressive if it were – as the Wii Virtual Console N64 library is still considered by many to be Nintendo’s “best” generation of N64 emulators. You can read more about this in our previous post.
As OatmealDome further explains, the precision found in the Switch version of Majora’s Mask is good news for fans who have been demanding an experience like the original Nintendo 64 release, but not so great for the community. speed enthusiasts, because it technically takes longer to complete the runs.
You can see many other improvements in yesterday’s story. Here’s another example of the effort Nintendo seems to be putting into this paid service to not only improve it but, in this case, make it even better than the N64 game emulations of the past. past.
Are you willing to give the Switch Online Expansion Pack service a different look after the most recent update? Already a subscriber? Leave your thoughts in the comments section.