Does Sega's AGES Announcement Mean the Virtual Console Is Dead?

If companies like Sega are willing to bring classic games to market under their own steam rather than as part of the Virtual Console service, it would suggest that whatever Nintendo has planned will be very, very different from what we've become accustomed to on the Wii, Wii U and 3DS; Sega – and other companies like it – has presumably been briefed by Nintendo regarding its plans and has therefore decided to bring its vintage games to the Switch eShop as stand-alone downloads rather than as part of a system-wide classic games service.

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higgins78185d ago

Virtual Console is just a heading. Stop thinking in such narrow terms.

CrimsonWing69185d ago

...well, why haven't they announced it at launch like the Wii and Wii U?

Nintendo makes 0 sense to me, I mean they're selling you cardboard now and everyone is like, "Oh that's so magical and you can let your imagination run wild," when the reality is you make a freaking stationary object that holds your Switch while you play some shovelware game... really imaginative, lemme tell you.