Nintendo Switch predictions: New architecture and what it means for backwards compatibility and multiplatform games

While many have reported that the Switch will lack compatibility with physical 3DS and Wii U games, no one knows yet if it will support backwards compatibility digitally through Nintendo’s eShop. If you are still holding out hope for digital backwards compatibility, I would say you’re likely to be disappointed. Continue reading “Nintendo Switch predictions: New architecture and what it means for backwards compatibility and multiplatform games”

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Nintendo Switch predictions: No Touchscreen gaming

Nintendo has been curiously silent about whether or not the Switch contains a touch screen. The trailer didn’t show any interaction via touch, and none of the views of the console revealed a stylus slot. I don’t think this is just a coincidence, or something that Nintendo carelessly left out, I think that Nintendo has left touch-controls behind.

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