Super Mario 3D All-Stars launches today, but as is often the case in the gaming world, some people got access to it early thanks to the kind dealers who shipped them so they arrived yesterday. However, many people also got access to the title with a bit more shady means, thanks to the fact that it leaked online a few days ago.
Since the copies are already “out there,” we’ve heard reports that the collection suffers from a terrible crash bug. It has been claimed that some people are using this bug as another stick to beat Super Mario 3D All-Stars with; many have accused Nintendo of “lazy money grabbing”
However, we are now seeing evidence that this particular bug only impacts those who are running the game (retail or downloaded from the web) on a modified Switch console, and the bug is missing from legitimate copies of the game running on the pristine Switch. systems:
Ah, it seems like people who encounter crash problems when exiting Mario 64 or weird jumps and hitches in Sunshine are just playing with custom firmware. I’ve seen some people talk about this but couldn’t reproduce it – now I know why.https://t.co/yx2MTsOpg1– John Linneman (@ dark1x) 18 September 2020
Don’t expect this to be a lasting thing, however; as is often the case, modders have already overcome the problem.
We quite liked Super Mario 3D All-Stars, as you will know if you’ve already seen our review and watched our comparison video showing how much better the games are than the original ones.