A viral Pokémon Scarlet and Violet glitch has players baffled by an incredible bug that essentially turns the characters from the famous Attack on Titan anime into Titans.
The performance issues affecting Pokémon Scarlet and Violet at launch have been well documented with the game at this point, docked or handheld, frequent framerate drops, slowdowns, broken textures, unsightly pop-ins and more .
Social media is flooded with clips and GIFs of players sharing their experiences with Scarlet and Violet, and one, in particular, has gone majorly viral.
Sharing more in common with the Attack on Titan anime than Game Freak’s latest Pokémon game, the insane glitch shows that a player character has become very warped.
If the Attack on Titan universe has managed to escape your attention, it quite simply revolves around a world in which humans are fighting human-like monsters known as Titans, creatures that range in size and stature. differ in size and enjoy feasting on humans.
More than anything, Titans are identifiable through their distorted faces, and one Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Twitter user revealed how their character embraced the height and face concept to a T.
In their video, a player was switching on and off their Coradon mounts several times and it happened as you would normally expect. However, another user tried to do the same, and by the time they were able to mount their Miradon, the player’s avatar had changed significantly.
For some reason, I-Play The character was now about 10x the size, and their player’s face became a terrifying contrast mess, with their eyes enlarged and resembling a terrifying cartoon.
We’d say it looks more like one of the unusual Titans from Attack on Titan than an innocent Pokémon Scarlet and Violet hero.
More weird and wonderful Pokémon Scarlet and Violet glitches seem to happen all the time, so this may not be the end of the viral Scarlet and Violet bug.
For more news and content on the game, see How to catch Shiny Pokémon in Scarlet and Violet, as well as how to beat Titan Pokémon in Scarlet and Violet.
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