Swap successor received't say goodbye to Nintendo Accounts, says Doug Bowser

Kath Santarin
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Nintendo appears to be aiming to make the transition between the Swap and Swap 2 a simple one, because it plans to maintain going with Nintendo Accounts.

The factor about Nintendo, is that it's concurrently an organization that's so considerate about what play truly means as an idea, and the way it can push that idea additional, whereas on the identical time being completely ineffective on the subject of widespread sense about on-line companies. Ever for the reason that PS3 and Xbox 360, each PlayStation and Microsoft have allow you to retain the identical account that all your purchases are connected to, however for some motive Nintendo by no means did the identical. Based on a latest interview with Doug Bowser from Inverse, the Mario and Zelda developer appears to be altering its methods.

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Whereas Bowser denied commenting on present rumours doing the rounds concerning the Swap 2, or no matter it is perhaps referred to as, he did say, “one factor we have accomplished with the Swap to assist with that communication and transition is the formation of the Nintendo Account. Prior to now, each system we transitioned to had a complete new account system. Creating the Nintendo Account will permit us to speak with our gamers if and after we make a transition to a brand new platform, to assist ease that course of or transition.”

That is excellent news then for these hoping that they will not as soon as once more lose every part that they purchased when the brand new console rocks up. In any case, in keeping with earlier experiences concerning the impending follow-up to the immensely profitable Swap, it ought to have backwards compatibility. Different rumours are additionally suggesting an unsurprising 2024 launch window, and that it ought to nonetheless be usable in transportable mode like the present Swap. The successor console was reportedly demoed to builders at Gamescom earlier this 12 months, supposedly displaying off Epic Video games' The Matrix Awakens Unreal Engine 5 tech demo from 2021.

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