With the news of Square negotiating with Microsoft to bring FF XIV to Xbox One, apparently there is also news of a possibility of the game also releasing on Nintendo's new console code named "NX".
It'd have better success on Wii U since it already has a higher Japanese install base
I'm really excited about the NX. The Wii U, while I like it a lot, just didn't give us what we were hoping for. We need that 3rd party support, and getting it will 100% require that NX is AT LEAST as powerful as PS4. * NX needs RPG's. RPG's sell consoles/dedicated handhelds = FACT
It would be the first time a Numbered Final Fantasy has appeared on a Nintendo platform since Final Fantasy 6....
The day that FF games were no longer released on Nintendo consoles was the day that Nintendo dropped the ball, IMHO. Their 3rd party support, ESPECIALLY of RPGs on the home console has never recovered over the following 20 years.
15 would be cool too...If the NX can handle it that is!
Started to sound like the nx is close to ps4 and xbox one and I'm all for that!!
Well....FFXIV is also on the PS3, take it being on NX with a grain of salt in terms of guessing its specs. We don't really know how FFXIV will even look like on NX.
The Wii U is more comparable to the PS3, so that is sort of irrelevant. Of course the NX is going to be more powerful than the Wii U, so we have to assume that it is going to be closer to the PS4/XBO in terms of specs.. could even be higher for all we know.
@Neo- it could also be a handheld that outs to a TV. Handhelds that come out are generally much more powerful then the consoles during the gen the release from, ie PSP stronger then PS2, PS Vita near PS3's power, 3DS very much more powerful then Wii etc. So It would not be shocking if the Handheld is much more powerful then the Wii U, but slightly lessor then the PS4 or XONE. We just don't know enough about it to really state that it will more powerful then Wii U, it could if anything be on pair with it, we really don't know. Wii was very much on pair with Gamecube. Could be higher, could be lower...could be the same. Many believe NX will be a handheld that outs to a TV based on X in Japan being used as the term "cross", if not that, it could be something hybrid, but I see it legit being a handheld if you factor that Wii U is sorta that hybrid, but you can't take it away from the console. The only hybrid concept I can think of as of now is a handheld that outs to the TV, as a console that is a portable is still pretty much a handheld.
I really hope NX is near or above the PS4 and Xbox One in terms of power. Nintendo can still be Nintendo, but please, make a console as powerful as your competition.
I might be done with Nintendo consoles. The NX better be impressive in terms of power!
Can you imagine if the NX is more powerful than the PS4! What would the internet say, will we survive past the day we find out such information! In reality, Nintendo can easily surpass it, knowing whats out there currently and what to beat....3 years later by the time it launches. I still can't see it doing better than the wiiu though, I just feel Nintendo are here for Nintendo fans.... that's 10m this gen... 20-30m max for gamers, 100m or more if another Wii fit craze comes. Rockstar, bioware, Bethesda, CD projekt red, remedy, ea etc don't be pushing new titles on the NX unless Nintendo look beyond..... being Nintendo! Will they? If they do, it could compete as a "primary" console not just the "oh new Zelda..... must buy Nintendo console"... guess we will see!
Wouldn't surprise me. The existing tech in the PS4 is much cheaper now, so you have to assume they can at least match it and still sell it for cheaper.
The NX won't be better than the PS4 or X1, as that would mean more expensive hardware. Nintendo don't want to make hardcore consoles anymore they want to make the cheapest out their to appeal to the mass market. The problem being the mass market have moved on. Who (other then Nintendo fanboys) is going to spend money on a console with less games, and will likely be more expensive (the X1 and PS4 being older means cheaper to make which means price cuts) for a console that is no better than the X1 or PS4? The Wii U was more powerful, more expensive and had less games then the 360 and PS4 and look how that worked out. The WiiU is a bomb in comparison to the 360, X1, PS3 and PS4, and even the Wii.
GameCube was more powerful than the PS2, made no difference.
Exactly, and that didn't do well either. So what did Nintendo do? They went and made a cheap console that was under powered compared to its compition. But marketed it to none gamers, and it was a huge success. They tried it again with the WiiU but that market has moved onto tablets and mobile games.
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