At today’s Credit Suisse 2016 Annual Technology Conference, Karl Slatoff, the president of Take Two, talked briefly about a number of topics. Among those discussed, he mentioned briefly the upcoming Nintendo Switch, saying the following:
“The folks at Nintendo are making a great effort to support third-party developers, we’re very optimistic on the Switch though we are not announcing anything specific today.”
Nintendo has not been the best with third party developers in recent history, so it’s great to see them taking some initiative and making an honest effort to be more collaborative. As an example of their will to collaborate, Take Two also participated in the Switch’s announcement video. Personally, I think third party support was one of the Wii U’s greatest shortcomings so I’m ecstatic to hear more about other IP being brought to the Switch.
Here’s a quick reminder of the partners Nintendo is set to work with for the Switch, so far:
Does the prospect of more promised third party support interest you? Sound off in the comments!