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Will Switch get third party support post PS5?

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Will Switch get AAA support after 9-th gen consoles launch

Yes, as good or better 25 34.25%
 
Yes, but less games 18 24.66%
 
Yes, Switch will get exclusives 11 15.07%
 
No, just spinoff games 9 12.33%
 
No, Switch will get dropped 10 13.70%
 
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Jpcc86 said:
It will.

Done. Next topic.

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there are still 298523 games from ps3/xbox 360 era to port :p



 

They will probably get similar support that they have now. Games that don't push the envelope and/or have a good chance of selling well on Switch will be ported the rest won't.



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John Mamais from CDPR just said Cyberpunk is most likely too demanding for Switch and probably won't be ported to that platform.

So we already have some current gen games that Switch can't handle, so PS5 and Xbox Series X games only will likely not be ported, but there's still plenty less demanding games from this gen to port.

Like if Capcom wasn't lazy RE7 and RE2 could be ported to Switch for example.



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*reads thread title*
*sees content and poll of the thread*

Large disconnect between title and content here. But let me try this too.

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DonFerrari said:
They will probably get similar support that they have now. Games that don't push the envelope and/or have a good chance of selling well on Switch will be ported the rest won't.

It depends on what you mean by "push the envelope".  To me a game like Untitled Goose Game pushes the envelope a lot more than Red Dead Redemption 2 does.  Goose Game is one of the most original games I've played in several years.  RDR2 is basically more of the same with some improvements.

Switch will get games that push the envelope in that they provide original games or at least games not commonly found on the other two consoles.  Pushing the envelope on graphics?  No Switch games are not going to do that.



The_Liquid_Laser said:
DonFerrari said:
They will probably get similar support that they have now. Games that don't push the envelope and/or have a good chance of selling well on Switch will be ported the rest won't.

It depends on what you mean by "push the envelope".  To me a game like Untitled Goose Game pushes the envelope a lot more than Red Dead Redemption 2 does.  Goose Game is one of the most original games I've played in several years.  RDR2 is basically more of the same with some improvements.

Switch will get games that push the envelope in that they provide original games or at least games not commonly found on the other two consoles.  Pushing the envelope on graphics?  No Switch games are not going to do that.

Yes let's try to change the wording to mean something that wasn't intended.



duduspace11 "Well, since we are estimating costs, Pokemon Red/Blue did cost Nintendo about $50m to make back in 1996"

http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/post.php?id=8808363

Mr Puggsly: "Hehe, I said good profit. You said big profit. Frankly, not losing money is what I meant by good. Don't get hung up on semantics"

http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/post.php?id=9008994

MajorMalfunction said:

With PS5 and Xbox Series X coming out at the end of the year, do you think Switch will get ports in 2020 and beyond? I don't think so. Here's why: With the launch of new consoles, developers will be porting games in a short time frame. This means less engineering bandwidth available for Switch.

Second, with next gen consoles having 30x the GPU capability (Switch handheld - handheld is the limiting factor), less focus will be given to scaling down, and more focus given to scaling up. Some games like Cyberpunk 2077 have reportedly had issues with the base Xbox One. This rules out a Switch port IMO. Unless it's farmed out to a porting house, and the game's content and engine allow it, it's probably not going to happen.

Third is new engines. Related to point 2, but worth expanding on, developers will be working with new engines because of the console launches. Probably not until 2021 or 2022, but it's going to happen. Better lighting and shading techniques comes from the research community. As an example, deferred shading was first written about in 1988. There's a surplus of good research that's already been done, but not implementable efficiently, mostly because hardware hasn't quite caught up yet. My prediction is that developers will try to reduce bake times and improve quality by using techniques the Switch can't handle at target frame-rate. My prediction is that Switch gets left behind. I'd like to be wrong, but it's the conclusion I've come to by looking at the data available.

Just wanted to point out that your reasoning only makes sense in a world where developers don't like money. Porting to Switch can mean big profits, so they are going to continue porting their games to it. You are also making the handheld the limiting factor when not considering that Nintendo may have console revisions up their sleeve to counter the PS5.



If we are talking about big third party games, then how many has the Switch gotten from this gen? Like 5? Doom, Wolfenstein 2, The Witcher 3.....Fifa 19?...…..NBA 2K19?

Yeah, I don't think it will go down much. They will still get the AA games and indie games.