RDR2 writes that "it might be a ways off, but chances are we'll see a Red Dead game on Switch".
RDRevolver and RDRedemption maybe. RDR2? Nope.
What engine does RDR2 use? If it's something the Switch is compatible with then it's not impossible, however unlikely.
The same engine as GTAV from current consoles but upgraded version so it seems impossible since it an open world game unless they downgrade so hard but I don't it worth the downgraded since they might take contents off to make it for the switch.
It's not what's possible, it's what is likely.
@Greenranger. and RDR2 is highly unlikely to make it to the switch. With the success they have had with GTa, they would ahve brought that over to test the waters before RDR2.
What's possible has to be taken into account before what's likely can even become a factor, dude.XD If they can make the engine fit on the Wii U, then aside from maybe a small graphical downgrade [which, if going by the sports titles released so far, would be a negligible concern], it wouldn't be impossible to make it just as viable a version as on any other platform. Whether Rockstar would do so or not will likely be contingent on how its other offerings sell, like LA Noire, though, so I don't exactly disagree with your notion that it's not likely. Still, for those that want it on the Switch, it isn't a bad thing to HOPE.
I agree that it isn't a bad thing to hope, as long as you get prepared for the worst. I really would love RDR2 on the Switch. I'm getting Skyrim, Doom, and Wolfenstein 2. I haven't gotten Disgaea 5 or Mario & Rabbids yet. RDR2 would be the best of all the titles listed here.
@Venom The difference is that the Wii only had popularity on its side. The Switch has both popularity and tech. If an engine that's compatible with the Switch is used, then it's more than possible for RDR2 to come to Switch. I don't know why you hate the idea of that so much that you fight against anyone who expresses the fact that it's possible. If anything doesn't make sense, it's your attitude on this, which is pretty reflective of the negative nancies of the gaming community that thought the Switch would flop right out of the gate. Switch detractors have gone from denying that AAA third party games like Doom would ever come to the Switch, straight into ridiculing those that wanted it to happen as port-beggers the moment those games do start coming to it. That or moving the goalposts up to the next graphically-intensive AAA in an attempt to dodge the fact that the Switch IS getting some highly-rated ports from third parties, acting as if it's a bad thing all the while. And that's just silly. To put it bluntly, your attitude against the Switch is more than a little...venomous.
Put Red Dead Revolver on Switch just to see how people would react
And how would they?
Hate hate and more hate. Especially the Sony fanboys who think no 3rd party games arnt available for switch and it's just a secondary console etc...
@scarface0121 Everybody thinks that lol.
I too think that Red Dead Revolver would be most likely
Rdr1 nope. It was a development mess of spaghetti code and they wouldnt touch it again unless if they remake the entire code from the ground up
The first two maybe. We've seen it's possible for games like Skyrim. RDR 2 might be a bit too much of an ask. But we'll see. I never expected Doom or Wolfenstein 2 to make it to Switch, so can't say it's impossible.
It's always possible as long as it was planned from the start, but it would of course not look as good.
If it hasn't came to PC yet, I doubt it will come to the Switch.
RDR2? Not likely. At this point, there is a much higher chance of GTA V appearing on the Switch.
I love the people in here. Would it actually bother any of you fanboys if the Switch did get a version of RDR2? You all act like it's impossible, yet how many of you thought that Doom or Wolfenstein 2 was possible? None of us are developers, none of us know how scalable the RDR2 engine is. For all we know it could easily be possible. The real question is, would Rockstar even consider doing it?
Rockstar please make GTA4 for the Switch with all the dlc's
I don’t understand why people want home console games on the switch. As a home console, the switch experience isn’t as good as the PS4. The other part of the switch’s hybrid nature, the portable aspect is a good experience. This was the sentiment when the switch was released, it’s a crappy home console, but powerful portable. With that in mind, the switch lends it self to portable games. Games designed for on the go. Think of it this way. I just watched the new IT movie in theaters and it was a great experience with the big screen big sound and dark theater. Having enjoyed the movie, I may purchase the blu ray disc when it’s available and enjoy it again in my living room on my big screen, bose sound bar and dim the lights to somewhat recreate the dark tense scary atmosphere like the theater. But why would I ever want to watch IT on my iPhone screen while the bus to work/school? Or in line at the post office, or doctors office keeping and eye and ear out for my surrounds for when the say “next” and it’s my turn? I can’t imagine a worse way to break the immersion and atmosphere the directors imagined to suck me into the world – be it movie or game. Of course, if it’s a game designed for an immersive home console experience. If it’s a portable pick up and play game then that’s fine. The candy crushes, or arcade games where you’re in and out of levels trying to get high scores etc. Which is why I don’t understand people saying that if titles like red dead redemption or GTA V came to switch they would get it on switch instead of their PS4 because of the portability advantage. Why would you want to play a story driven game on the go where you’ll probably be sucked out of cut senses and the experience? Especially when you consider that most switch owners are probably not switch only owners. They probably also have a PS4 or PC. So if you haven’t played DOOM 2016 yet or are looking forward to Metro Exodus, why would you choose switch? I think we will see the typical story unfold. With Wii we saw 3rd parties like Capcom support the system with games like Zack and Wiki, but due poor sales 3rd party support dries up. With swtich, we’re seeing Bethesda throw support, but I really don’t think Doom and Metro will sell on switch and we’ll see support dry up. For the reason I mentioned above, I think switch will offer a sub par experience for big home console titles and people will choose to purchase said games on other platforms. And the other reason I think they won’t sell is because I think Nintendo systems sell more to young kids who are more interested in Mario and rabbids type experiences. PS. As a side note, after watching the recent Nintendo direct and seeing the presentation style Nintendo is after, especially with Mario odyssey, it’s clear to me that it’s being aimed toward a much younger demographic. My 10 year old has a 3DS, Wii and Wii u and they collect dust while she plays games on the ipad mini. And when I look at the games / type of experiences she’s into, it’s a lot of games like this thing called Roblox where you spend time customizing how your character’s appearance. And when I saw what they added to Mario odyssey where you can now put Mario in different cloths and customize his appearance it clicked for me that they are after that younger subset of gamer.
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