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Splatoon 3 is based on a new server system: it could bring these advantages – ntower

Data miners are providing more and more interesting information about the next multiplayer game Splatoon 3. This time there is information about the server system, because the title is the third Nintendo game, which is on the new NPLN server infrastructure places. they were before The rise of the monster hunter What Pokémon Legends: Arceus the only games that have opted for this technology.

However, it is also clear that the games are still based on peer-to-peer. With a connection to a central server, all eight players communicate with a central server, with peer-to-peer, each of the eight players communicates with the other seven players. This brings many disadvantages for players, but saves server costs for Nintendo.

However, the new NPLN system could bring some benefits. Possibly matchmaking latency can be assigned better and faster and thus preferentially match players with low latency. This would ensure less lag and more stable games. Therefore, there are quite small advantages that could improve the quality of the connection. It certainly doesn’t eliminate peer-to-peer problems, but the gaming experience could be a bit better. Another advantage is that certain people who have a high NAT encryption could also participate in the game. If you’ve always had trouble playing Nintendo games online, be sure to check out Splatfest’s world premiere demo next Saturday. This might work better.

Other than that, according to an entry in the Splatfest World Premiere demo license notes, Splatoon 3 uses the technology AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution 1.0, which can improve the resolution of the game. This ensures that the game runs particularly well despite the high resolution. However, the technology is already available in version 2.0, so it is a slightly older technology from AMD. Interestingly, it also gives an example nintendo switch sports to this technology, so it is not a novelty for Nintendo.


What are your hopes for the new matchmaking system in Splatoon 3?

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