The Nintendo Switch has been out for nearly eight months and still lacks the Virtual Console offerings available on the Wii U, Wii, and 3D3.
Of course they do, especially after announcing that Wii's Virtual Console will come to an end in 2019
I don’t see the relevance, honestly. I mean, Nintendo should put up a Virtual Console for the Switch, but I don’t see how cancelling the Wii’s service has, or should have, anything to do with that.
It baffles me that there still isn't one. I mean, there's a DS Virtual Console for Wii U, but there still isn't one for Switch, which as the DS can be taken with you everywhere.
Unless they can sort out the crap VC implementation as it is and link the games to an account rather a device they can forget about it.
GameCube VC first. We've wanted GameCube VC since Wii U was announced.
To me no. I didn't get a Nintendo Switch to play Virtual Console games.
I don't think anyone did but ide still love them to offer it.
why didnt just transfer wii/ wii u virtual console to the switch
Different architecture. And games are licensed to be sold digitally. There's legal tape with every game put on VC.
well the wii and wii u where able to do it. thats pretty stupid that cant do it, your just wasting money for a game you have already paid for.
for those who dislike this comment, do you like paying for the same game again
Would be a great incentive for me to buy a Switch.
Yes absolutely. The fact that this isn't even here to begin with makes no sense to me. The Switch would benefit even more from this.
I bet it's a back-up plan, for if popularity starts to dwindle or there's gaps in the release schedule.
Owe us? They don't Owe us anything. No company owes us anything. Stop with the entitlement. Every fan base seems to have some that are just extremely entitled.
I sometimes get a little mad when a company or celebrity doesn't produce something I want or that I'm expecting. Then I remember that they don't owe us anything. They can literally do whatever they want. I'm sure some would argue in this case that you can just buy the NES and SNES Classic Editions, even modify them to hold more games, if you want the classic games that badly. Nintendo doesn't owe us shit.
What else can they offer? I'm listening...
After the past two consoles having their own Eshops, yes, I think it's pretty much expected of them. Even more-so if we include the DS and 3DS, since the Switch is a hybrid that covers both bases. The question is, what are they going to put into it to make it worthwhile? My bet's on Gamecube games, since the recent patch made Gamecube controllers compatible with the Switch. I'm hoping it'll extend to stuff like Tales of Symphonia, though; what I wouldn't give to have a way of playing that again outside of getting it for PS3... Having it on the go would be a treat. I sank SO MANY HOURS into that title. But if I'm really stretching the limit of possibilities, then maybe some of the DS and 3DS games? The right Joycon has a pointer that could function as a make-shift stylus, so I don't think it would be impossible to implement. Kid Icarus Uprising would be phenominal on Switch, honestly, though I'd take a sequel instead in a wing-beat.XD
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