Nintendo Switch Sports Appears to Be the First Switch Title with AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution Support

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AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) support is coming to the Nintendo Switch, and the first game that will take advantage of the upscaling technology is Nintendo Switch Sports, according to screenshots of licensing documents shared by @NWPlayer123.

The documents include copyright notices for “FidelityFX Super Resolution 1.0 (FSR)” and “FidelityFX,” the former being AMD’s “state-of-the-art” spatial upscaling algorithm that’s capable of improving frame rates while maintaining what the company claims is near-native resolution quality. Judging by the text, Nintendo Switch Sports players will have the option of enabling FSR for a smoother experience.

Nintendo Switch Sports will be released for Nintendo Switch consoles on April 29. The game is a new iteration of the Wii Sports series that includes bowling, tennis, soccer, volleyball, and more.

Nintendo Switch Sports Official Site (Nintendo)

  • A sports collection to get the whole family moving! Get moving with Soccer, Volleyball, Bowling, Tennis, Badminton, and Chambara (swordplay) using Joy-Con controllers!
  • Controls are intuitive, so you can hit the court (or lanes, or field, or arena) and get started. With controlled motions you can curve your bowling ball, add spin to a tennis shot, or even use a Joy-Con with the included Leg Strap accessory to kick the ball in a Soccer Shoot-Out. Family and friends can join in on the fun on the same system or online. Plus a seventh sport is planned to be added via a free update this fall; get ready to Golf!
  • Pass a Joy-Con controller to a friend for some 1v1, 2v2, or a free-for-all that will get everyone moving. In Bowling, all players can bowl simultaneously—no waiting for your turn. Play each sport online, or team up with a friend on the same system to take on opponents near and far in team sports like Volleyball and Tennis.
  • As you play online in random matchmaking, redeem points you earn for in-game rewards like outfits, sports accessories, gear, and much more for your avatar. The selection of items will rotate each week, so check back and see what’s in stock!
Tsing Mui
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