Xbox Marketing Wanted To "Avoid Calling Switch A Console"

In an attempt to ensure that Microsoft's Xbox is easily differentiated from the Switch, the company once attempted to make a shift in terminology when it comes to what constitutes a "console" — because that couldn't possibly lead to confusion, right?

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Knightofelemia12d ago (Edited 12d ago )

It plays games with a controller on a tv its a console.

Chocoburger12d ago

I can't believe I'm actually agreeing with that douche Aaron Greenberg, but yeah, he's right. Switch is a portable dedicated gaming device, I've been saying that since its reveal in 2016. Nintendo fans are too stubborn to admit that Nintendo has left the console scene back in 2017, which is not a bad thing, they are playing to their strengths these days, which is why they're seeing so much recent success.

shinoff218312d ago

If the switch wasn't portable it wouldn't have sold so well. All those 3ds players had to go somewhere.

Kneetos11d ago

He sounds like most of Sony's fan base
"Nintendo only isn't competition when they are winning"


The Lovecraftian retro-FPS “Forgive Me Father” is now available for consoles

"The Poland-based indie games publisher 1C Entertainment  and Czech Republic-based indie games developer Byte Barrel, are today very happy and excited to announce that their horrifying H.P. Lovecraft-inspired retro FPS “Forgive Me Father", is now available for consoles (PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and the Nintendo Switch) via digital stores." - Jonas Ek, TGG.

CappyBlack5h ago

Haven't heard of this one until just now, but this looks fantastic. Always need more Lovecraft in my life.

ThichQuangDuck3h ago

I need to play the first one before the sequel. Played the demo for the sequel its fun reminds me of wolfenstein and hotline miami


"Gothic Classic" is now available for the Nintendo Switch

"THQ Nordic are today very pleased and thrilled to announce that Piranha Bytes’ classic RPG “Gothic”,  is now digitally and physically  available for the Nintendo Switch in the shape of the “Gothic Classic” edition." - THQ Nordic.


“Ninja Kidz: Through Time” is now digitally and physically available for PC and consoles

"Publisher SelectaPlay is thrilled to announce that "Ninja Kidz:Time Masters", the official action-adventure game created by YouTube stars Ninja Kidz TV, is out now in physical format in the US and Canada for Nintendo Switch as well as worldwide in digital stores for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation and PC via Steam.

The digital release for Xbox consoles and physical PS5, and PS4 (US and Canada) will follow on 20th October." - SelectaPlay.