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Pokèmon Sword/Shield: Online Modes Tested - Wild Areas, Wild Performance On Switch

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A quick look at the online portion of Pokemon Sword and Shield reveals a lot of neat ideas. The ability to see fellow trainers in the new Wild Areas hints at what could be a full-fledged online experience, and the true evolution of the series. However, at least at launch, server issues, frame-rate troubles and matchmaking time-outs are sadly getting in the way of connecting with others online - as Tom covers here.

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