Concrete words by the game director.
The series hasn't been on a Nintendo platform since 2013
yeah Black Flag was the last title for the Wii U.
No real surprise there and I doubt too many were realistically expecting it.
Need to file this away. Let's see. "That sucks" "Awesome" "Meh" Ah....here we are. "No shit"
.... I bet Nintendo apologist will quickly just say they could change their minds. This isn't really shocking that many Publishers are specifically picking the titles they put on Nintendo systems, Nintendo is the company that continued to aim their image towards younger audiences so there should not be a shock when you're starting to see mature type games stay away from that platform. I mean you could only alienate a series for so long by continuously making week or systems until that series is a permanent fixture somewhere else. So when Ubisoft is working on a next-generation PlayStation 5 in Xbox game that you seriously honest-to-god believe a switch version is going to happen? All that's going to happen is they're going to make a brand new series and once again the cycle repeat itself where the vast majority of that series of fans will be Playstation Xbox and PC gamers. If Nintendo wants to make a week system they should expect zero support by Third parties in regards to AAA top-tier games that are also appearing on Rival platforms. If they want to gain rival platforms games they need to meet or beat. It's literally become commonplace that 98% of third party games will not be on Nintendo platforms.
But yet your on 100% of nintendo articles spewing garbage. Google LIFE and then get one immediately.
Yet by comparison developers had to learn a whole new system with the Cell on PS3 & that started out with a very low install base first few years
Agreed. Yet was powerful enough to still support the top AAA titles at the time, that choice of cell still cost them many titles. Left 4 Dead series The Crew came to 360 and not PS3 because of that exact issue.
And haters, such as yourself, keep on spewing that same tired and nonsensical line about Nintendo consoles not getting third party games "that matter". You wouldn't have gotten the new Assassin's Creed on Switch even if it had shown up, just like you and your like-minded buddies skipped the Wii U despite it having good versions of big third party franchises that you claimed "it needs in order to sell." Just sit down and stop spinning your BS at us. We all know by now that you don't want to give the Switch any shred of a chance, and it shows every time you show up in an article and start saying it has no none-first-party games.
well he would have to own a Switch first.. which he doesn't. But he likes to pretend like he actually knows how bad the system is without any first hand experience. Hypocrite is a term that comes to mind..
Nobody gets 3rd party games on Nintendo consoles because we live in an age where people *surprise surprise* own multiple consoles. If you can choose between Assassin's Creed with beautiful graphics or a toned down version lacking many features with a reduced amount of enemies on screen, altered missions and having jaggies and slowdowns all over the place guess what they're going to get. It sure as hell isn't the version with compromises. People with at least 2 braincells will go for the most impressive version on a technical level, not the version they can take anywhere and play on the go. They'd rather bring their normal console and plug it into a TV to play the game the developers intended it to be instead of a frigging meme port. If you bought a switch and were expecting to play Assassin's Creed for some reason you should have known that wasn't going to happen. But don't fret, there's this gorgeous Teletubbies Rabbids game for you to play ;) On another note, I'm not sure why I'm even commenting on this as the franchise is boring af. Still waiting for a new Prince of Persia game.
@Wonder- "We all know by now that you don't want to give the Switch any shred of a chance" How when I'm still getting one? Also, I'm not Ubisoft, or Sega, or Square or Capcom, or EA etc that are skipping putting their top titles on this platform. Topic, lets stay on it.
I think people need to be honest about Nintendo and Third party games. Defending Nintendo doesn't help anyone, not even Nintendo. When you deny that Nintendo doesn't know what they are doing when it comes to third party offerings, you're enabling Nintendo to have a subpar total library of games on their consoles. You're also depriving Nintendo fans of good games. People NEED to be hard on Nintendo about this. Same way people were hard on Microsoft for the Xbox One launch, or PS3 for it's entire existence, or any number of other events where being hard got the right results in the Future. Because arguing over semantics like deciding that what one person considers to be an unimportant game, another considers to be important, is the wrong way to go. You liking the Mario/Rabbids crossover means nothing. What matters is why isn't the Switch getting this game, or that game, and why does it keep happening? What can we do to make Nintendo wake up, brush off the cobwebs of their ancient, slow moving company, and finally bring Nintendo forward into the Present Day in a way that makes everyone really want a Switch or whatever next console Nintendo releases. People need to stop defending these companies. You're making your own gaming life worse by doing so.
Most major third parties will treat NS in a similar fashion to how they treated Wii.
No not really. UE4 games take a single button press to get running on the Switch. Unlike Wii the NS uses a modern chipset to that's in it's favor. It's getting a lot of Japanese support but as for western. It's still getting games at retail like Telltale Batman from the west. Tat new IP Ubisoft space games coming to it. It's getting pretty decent support and not party games.
It's not that simple, yes UE4 can run on switch, but too many things going on at once, very good textures and effects and it won't work.
Even so you still see various third party publishers neglecting to put a lot of their major games on NS
Not sure why their portable titles were fairly good on the vita
They should have made a cel chaded version of the game for Switch, kind of like the graphics in Breath of the Wild. But that would be a lot of work and I just don't see Ubisoft putting that much effort into a port.
Okay realistically I doubt anyone really expected a game as powerful as Origins to run on Switch.
Dev kit just went out in March, some did not get until April or May, did anyone expect a game that was built on another system for 2 to 3 years to suddenly be delayed to get it work on the Switch.....let me guess only the Sony only fans who come to hate on every Nintendo article expected it to be there so they can complain when the company say no to say their famous line it have no games from third party
So Ubisoft developed Mario+Rabbids starting in March? And released in under 6 months?
i am guessing you think the game was made this year???? hopefully you have more common sense to know it was made on something else before, I am guessing PC or even Wii U since it took them a few years, and anything with PC and Switch is easy to port because of Nivida Tools, if it was Unreal, Unity and something else I cannot remember it probably would of came out earlier I do not know if you remember Snake Pass that game took a year to build on ps4 and xbox one.....but since it use Unreal engine which the Switch is easy to use with, it only took 3 days to get the game working fully, and all they had to do was just a few optimizations here and there but now that I look it up, Mario Rabbids will be the second game from Ubisoft to use the new Snopdrop engine that Tom Clancy The division use, maybe the way they built it was easy to port, I am not sure but I can tell you about other companies that came forward, Capcom got their Dev Kit in March and they were able to get their resident evil 7 engine to work on it in April, so it was common sense not to expect much games from them this year there are other developers who came forward beside them and they talk about their custom engine but it goes back to what I was saying with all these people coming forward about their engine, it was not hard to see most games would not come this year unless you use unreal, unity and the other engine nintendo approve, this is why I expect 2018 to be a much better year since everyone have a Dev kit by now, only people still needing one is Indies Fifa another good example they had to make a custom engine to make sure the game come out this year (ignite engine) zelda wii U to switch took 6 months to port so if it was first made on Wii U it would line up with what you said about 6 months to come to Switch
Gemmol I hadn't looked it up, but i assumed that Ubisoft wouldn't have even bothered with the game on Wii u. Maybe it's a project they made a few years back and put it ice til the time was right. But no I'm 100% sure the game wasn't made this year, i was being sarcastic. I thought Ubisoft had an inside line on the switch and made it in the last year and a half.
@ede- EXACTLY! Does he not know this? @Gemmo- "i am guessing you think the game was made this year???? hopefully you have more common sense to know it was made on something else before, I am guessing PC" LMFAO! But your own words bud "Dev kit just went out in March" and " did anyone expect a game that was built on another system for 2 to 3 years to suddenly be delayed to get it work on the Switch" Soooo not only do you understand that they game could be made on something else BEFORE, but you understand that it would be a "easy to port". Soooo why are you not using this same logic for AC? You can't have it both ways. Either Rabbids was made in mere MONTHS or AC didn't have enough time to come to Switch because of the dev kit situation. You can't have it where Rabbids was built on "something else before", YET MAGICALLY NOT APPLY THIS TO AC! LMFAO! You just contradicted yourself bud, you literally are telling us exactly what we've been telling you. Remove the word "Mario Rabbids" and replace it with Assassins Creed and you basically are telling us, what we are telling you. Thanks. Glad to see we agree that they could have made it for Switch and choose not to. " Capcom got their Dev Kit in March" LMFAO! That doesn't explain why they've stopped putting RE games on Nintendo platforms since 2013, or did they not have the devkits for Wii U or 3DS?
"Dev kit just went out in March" Ok. How did they launch with ACIV on PS4 and XONE? Do you just assume, they are making the whole game in mere months or? When developers make games, they are making it using target platforms on PC, they then port it over when they get the devkit, soooooo no. PS4 and XONE developers didn't just get devkits YEARS ahead of time to make a game. That excuse is tired and old, yet they have Just Dance and Mario Rabbids coming to Switch? "did anyone expect a game that was built on another system for 2 to 3 years to suddenly be delayed to get it work on the Switch" Why did ACIV launch on PS4 and XONE? Hint, it wasn't made in mere months.
Don't blame third party company for it blame Nintendo for releasing underpowered console against PS4 and Xbox one
I understand this game, but if the next game doesn't make an appearance and have release date parity, I'd rather support gamestop by buying ubisoft games used.
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