Yesterday we reported that loading times in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have improved dramatically with their latest update (the same with VR mode in the menu). The time required to load memory files, shrines, and fast travel has been reduced by about one third (or more).
Super Mario Odyssey also has improvements – another title that received a VR update. However, it appears that these games may benefit from a new feature in the latest Switch 8.0.0 firmware update.
Enthusiasts have analyzed the changes and it seems that Nintendo has included a "boost mode" in the update. This allows the CPU to be temporarily overclocked from 1
This feature seems to be available For everyone, games need to be upgraded to use the extra energy while charging. So it will be fascinating to monitor the updates in the coming weeks and see if other games benefit from shorter load times.
We in general I have no major complaints about console load times, but a little readiness is never a bad thing. Which games do you think could benefit the most from the load times? Let us know below.