Pokémon Sword and Shield are crashing Roku devices

Network interference with Pokémon is causing problems.

What you need to know

  • Pokémon Sword and Shield have been released.
  • Players who also have Roku devices are running into problems, as the games are causes Roku devices to crash.
  • Roku has issued an update to solve this issue.
  • You can grab Pokémon Sword and Shield for $60 at Amazon.

Pokémon Sword and Shield were recently released and unfortunately, they are causing owners of Roku devices some unexpected problems. Users of Roku devices on the same network as these games are having their devices crash and get stuck in infinite loops, a problem the company verified on Reddit.

Fortunately, Roku has issued an update that should solve this problem. If this issue is affecting you, or you want to prevent it, here’s what you need to do.

  • Click the Home button on your remote
  • Select Settings
  • Select System
  • Select System Update.

If you’re still having issues after performing the update, then we’d recommend contacting Roku. In the meantime, if you haven’t decided to grab either of the new games yet, you can check out our review of Pokémon Sword and Shield right here.

Take up your Sword

Pokémon Sword

$60 at Amazon $60 at Walmart

Welcome to the Galar region

Pokémon Sword is the first half of the Pokémon games releasing this fall. With new Pokémon to tame and a legendary Pokémon exclusive to this version, there’ll be plenty of Trainers to explore and do.


Or take up your Shield

Pokémon Shield

$60 at Amazon $60 at Walmart

Welcome to the Galar region

Pokémon Shield is the second half of the Pokémon games that will be releasing this fall. With new Pokémon to tame and a legendary Pokémon exclusive to this version, there’ll be plenty of Trainers to explore and do.

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Source of the article – iMore

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