Even though Bethesda’s Skyrim was shown in the Nintendo Switch reveal video, Bethesda have advised that they have are not confirming any specific titles for Nintendo’s new console at this time.
Them putting it in the commercial is confirmation enough. It wasn't an accident that its in there.
Exactly, it wouldn't be there without Bethesda's knowledge but considering no more details on Switch till 2017 and the PS4/XBO versions releasing next week it's not really a surprise that they can't confirm anything.
Why are we not getting any more info till next year?
It wouldn't be the first time a game was cancelled made production despite already being confirmed for a platform Didn't Electronic Arts or Ubisoft cancel some game or something on the Wii U?
They cancelled a few games (Crysis3, Ghost Recon f2p, etc) but i cant see them messing up with a reveal video like that. Those games were announced but Nintendo didnt really go out of their way to demonstrate them. Theres a good chance that wasnt the NX build of Skyrim, but i think its safe to say Nintendo wouldnt put it in if they weren't expecting it. I think Nintendo might have a deal where theyre holding back announcing Switch games, and Bethesda was just sticking to that despite the video reveal. Idk
@con- okay it was those titles I could have sworn Battlefield 3 was also one of them but I'm not sure there was ever any footage of it. I agree I don't really think they would cancel it afterwards but to not confirm it might mean the architecture might be difficult for them and they might be holding out for Nintendo's assistance. Most game developers hate having to spend extra time and money working on a company's infrastructure if they believe it's not their fault. If Nintendo was going to use it in their marketing I think it would be a good idea for them to lend a hand if they do know that their architecture is a little difficult and likely costly.
Ubisoft and EA walked away from the Wii U. This is why a list of supporting developers means nothing until their games hit the shelves. They had declared all in and then walked later saying they would not make any more titles until sales were sufficient. http://www.nintendolife.com... http://www.cinemablend.com/...
"Them putting it in the commercial is confirmation enough" *FACEDESK* Dear lord. IF IT WAS NOT CONFIRMED YET, THEN THEY SHOULD HAVE NOT PUT IT IN THE DAMN TRAILER! It's misleading, false advertisement. Anything from now to then can happen. Things change.
Couldn't it just have been a way that Bethesda will show the Switch support?
And that cost the Wii U's credibility.
Could be the case of Bethesda getting their engine up and running on the Switch as a proof of concept, and they decided to use it in the promotional material because it is such a high profile game and shows the Switch can handle a large open-world (even if it is starting to get a bit long in the tooth). This being the "remastered" engine, I'm sure even if they don't release this game their intention was simply getting the engine working for their next release. So it is possible they won't release Skyrim, but I'd wager if they don't have to do much to get it working smoothly and with (relatively) little bugs, then they'll end up selling it. People might rebuy Skryim for the 10th time just to be able to play it on the go lol.
Either way. Whether they support it or not. The Third Party games that will get the most attention will be the Japanese games.
Agreed because the base unit is actually a handheld I believe it's going to get the bulk of its support from Japan and I don't really think they're going to need that much support from the West to do just fine especially if they're putting all their development teams on one device finally! Considering it's now going to be receiving the Pokemon games I believe it's going to do amazing in Japan
Also the fact that this if western publishers does take the Switch seriously then it will be the first game system they actively support that a handheld as well.
It'd be really embarrassing for Nintendo if Skyrim didn't come to Switch at this point
It'd be more than embarrassing.
Might be false advertisement.
And Bethesda walk away from this unscathed for their part? It's a scumbag move on their part.
It's coming to the switch on launch day. This whole discussion is moot imo...
How is it moot , I am pretty sure they stated they are not working on it. And when was it confirmed for launch day ?
When did they say they are not workng on it? They just said we have nothing to anounce. Same with the NBA devs. No one is officially announcing anything just yet.
So why add it? With the long list of publishers on that list they must have had at least one confirmed game they could have used instead
to convince people its a home console first maybe. plus bethesda is releasing the skyrim hd remaster so its like free adverts for it
If you honestly believe that then I don't know what to say. Suppose the othe games shown were all fake also? Get real, The new Mario isn't confirmed but we can see it in the trailer.
It probably the western publishers doing this. If you look at the Indies and Japanese Developers they are stated that they plan to announce their games or have titles coming and they want to bring their franchises to it while the Western devs all said the same thing "Congrats Nintendo, We happy to be you partner and we have no games coming to it at the moment." If you expecting western support then might not really happen but Japanese yes. It part handheld. Japanese developers has been trying to create games for home console without sacrificing handheld audience. As you can see with all the PS4 and Vita games. Now they have nothing stopping them. They get two audiences for the sake of one game. Which going change thing starting 2017. We are going to see a lot more PS4 and Switch combo from Japanese developers and possibly PC/Steam adding into the mix.
The same reason Sean Murray told No Man's Sky fans all the bullshit he told them - you gotta make those sheep love you somehow :) That's who they see us as, these big developers and companies :3
I think it's because Nintendo themselves are not saying anything else until early next year.
I imagine so. I expect most 3rd party studios will neither confirm nor deny anything until Nintendo begin rolling out more specifics.
Huh? It was in the Video so why this response? P.S Another question is did we actually see the game running on the Switch?
It is very easy to grab a video of say "Star Citizen" and play it on my PS4 and state that this is me playing "Star Citizen" on my PS4. Of course, it would be a lie but I could easily make it look realistic. However, we know that Nintendo would not stoop to such blatant lying since they could easily be found out. Actually, Gears of War looks fantastic when played on my PS4 and I am really looking forward to playing Zelda and Metroid next. 😉
Now that I'm thinking about it maybe it's being developed for the Switch but the developers don't have a playable build of it yet. So Nintendo substituted the footage with another build of the game. Anyways I'm sure there's a reason behind this.
Didn't they show one of the Metro games running on the Wii U only for it to never come?
Because its coming to switch. Nintendo wants no one to talk yet until they do so. Their next Direct is coming very soon so expect Pricing (pre orders opening), Games, and details regarding power.
I thought Nintendo said that there won't be any more info on the Switch this year.
Why show it off if then? It either is or isn't coming to the Switch.
They probably can't say anything yet.
Probably a marketing deal with Sony or ms or both atm with it coming out next week, that's preventing them. Or them not wanting to screw over sales for the ps4came xbone versions.
That doesn't really make any sense because I'm pretty positive them advertising Skyrim on another platform would definitely have something to do with that deal I don't think there's any deal for the Microsoft or Sony I simply think that Bethesda is not ready to confirm full support for whatever reason maybe they want Nintendo to pay for some of those development who knows.
Maybe. Was any title confirmed from an official source for the Switch? Zelda is the only one that I know if. Did Nintendo or any 3rd party confirm something else?
Just Dance 2017 lol
replace can't with want and its true
Much like the WiiU and Batman getting a old current gen games does not impress many.
Well the western games won't be the appeal. It will be the Nintendo, Indies and Japanese games. Trust me. Starting 2017 you will see this. It going to be like the 3DS in terms of support possibly even more depending on what coming.
I wonder if it will feature full mod support. Now that would be really embarrassing.
Yeah it looked really fake even though the simulated footage was still running at what looked like sub 30 or 20fps to make it seem more grounded with what the "Actual" tech will be capable of. And here I go thinking Nintendo was gonna unveil a real time Mario game demo that obliterated the competition and raised the bar for 3D game presentation http://www.hanging-waters.c... but instead it looks like we'll be getting Super Kiddy Catsuit Fvckfest 2™
Well its obvious skyrim is coming to the Switch. My guess would be its a slightly nerfed port of the remaster that the other two are getting.
I will just say this... when the WiiU was launched it had an impressive line up of 3rd party games coming too and we know how that went. Not saying this is the same situation but lets learn more about he system before we crown it a turn around and all is great once again. What I have seen so far has me hopeful....but I need to know more.
Nintendo did this with the Wii u before at launch and showed games that never came out. Wtf u they doing this again this ISNT confirmation the games shown r coming, sorry people ☹ https://www.youtube.com/wat...
The third party Nintendo partners are likely taking a low risk approach with the Nintendo Switch and not making strong commitment to the console yet. If their ports don't sell well on the console, third parties will jump ship like they did with the Wii U.
False advertisement. They are advertising something that doesn't exist.
Nintendo is being misleading. There are rumors of the handheld battery life only being 3 to 4 hours on a full charge, the docking station having no other purpose than to charge the controller and connect to the tv, and that it is a handheld/console hybrid when it clearly is just a souped up 3ds... While still impressive for how small it is, i think we would be ignorant to think if in fact all the computing power is in the handheld, that it would be powerful enough to run xb1/ps4 games on the go and if it did, wouldnt the battery life take a huge hit? Like those fans would sound like the first 360 that suffered from rrod (jet engine model).
It was in the trailer.. Im sure it will be ported like most other games on the teaser trailer...
Lol. OK. Nothing has been confirmed yet. But you really really really have to make a stretch to believe that it's not coming
Could be No Man''s Sky level of false advertising again
But their logo appears on the roster of dev teams confirmed... Bethesda is just being weird.
Don't feel like the presence or not of skyrim is a key issue to me. A port of a 10 year old last gen game is a nice little extra but it worries me that this is being placed front and centre for a piece of hardware launching in 2016/17 being in mind it's a PS3/360 title. I wanna see new stuff
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Could clearly see it was a bullshot trailer
Not confirming is not the same as not making. After that reveal, unless they wanna RISK being hit with false advertisement claims, it's really only a matter of time.
no need :)
Pretty sur it will be the special edition along with the console and pc version coming this winter:)And thats a day one buy for me even if a play the original version 80 hrs on pc:)It could be great in 4k on my pc.....but never as good as in my bed beforde sleep on the switch:)
Doesn't mean its not happening. Think about it. Before the NX was officially unveiled Nvidia had been saying for months they are moving away from video-games in favor of self driving vehicles and other things with AI. They had a investor meeting months ago and never even brought up Nintendo for instance. Anyway they ditched the Shield 2 in the process. Now after Nintendo did the reveal Nvidia is like oh yeah we helped make the Nintendo console as if they just remembered it. There is something called NDA. Companies usually stick to it but occasionally things slip out. Dragon Quest 10 and 11 come to mind. When it slipped out that those games were coming to the then NX SquareEnix was quick to say Dragon Quest was not coming to the platform but they might be interested in porting the games to it at some point. Now as if my magic those games are once again confirmed forSwitch. lol Skyrim remaster is in the same boat. Bethesda basically said they can neither confirm or deny the remaster is coming to Switch where as with other Nintendo platforms they had no problem saying it wasn't happening in the past. As for people trying to downplay this the last time Bethesda brought a game to a Nintendo platform was 2009. So the fact that they are interested in the NX is kind of a big thing.
very much is confirmation when the commercial has it
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