Payday 2 On Nintendo Switch Will Only Launch With Some Contents

Are you a fan of Payday 2? The game’s studio Starbreeze Studios has recently made a huge buzz online. This as the gaming studio hinted about its Nintendo Switch port, promising a unique gaming experience.

Having said that, avid gamers of Payday 2 are expecting the official game releases later this month of February. Polygon reported that the game’s publishers noted the Payday 2 has only been updated. But Starbreeze Studios said this is only for the game’s Switch version launches.

 

Payday 2 on Nintendo Switch: Here’s what you need to know

 

The developer added that the players could still enjoy the full original game. This includes the game’s support for multiple players so that it won’t alter the gamers’ gaming experience. However, the game won’t be updating all the downloadable content.

 

As pointed out by the developer, the game would only be based on the older version’s content. This would include the Most Wanted update. In case you don’t know, the Most Wanted update is actually tantamount to the game’s content released back in mid-2017 on PC.

Rest assured, they are still coming but Starbreeze further noted that they opted for older version for them to release the game for Switch in time for the fifth anniversary of the series. It added that it “had to go with the content ported and available at the time of console submission” to meet the aforesaid timeframe.

 

Meanwhile, Switch owners would still be able to get the content to make the game complete. This as Starbreeze vowed that Payday 2 would be getting a “future content updates.” The developer, however, did not give any timeframe for this matter. Switch owners are just hoping that the developer would release new updates after the game releases.

Payday 2 is expected to be released on Nintendo Switch on February 27.

Call of Duty 2018 Will Be Black Ops 4, Will Launch For PC, Switch, PS4

Fans of Call of Duty 2018 is looking forward to its launching this year. The Call Of Duty has again gained popularity after a new rumor has surfaced recently. The new rumor that is spreading on the internet has revealed that it would be Black Ops 4.

 

Call of Duty 2018 will be Black Ops 4

 

It cannot be denied that Call of Duty franchise is being developed by three game studios with the impending release of Sledgehammer’ Call of Duty: WW2. But what exactly the rumor is all about?

 

Marcus Sellars, who was named as an industry insider privy to the plans, said that Call of Duty 2018 would be Black Ops 4. The popular game franchise is expected to be launched on various gaming consoles such as Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch and PC.

 

Moreover, he added that Call of Duty 2018 features “boots on grounds,” hinting the game would have similar concepts and gameplay to both Original Black Ops and Black Ops 2.

 

“COD 2018 is Black Ops 4 and is coming to PS4/Xbox/PC/Switch. It is set in the modern times and is boots on the ground. The Switch version will support DLC, HD Rumble and motion controls. The Switch version is also being ported by a company which is familiar with COD games,” Sellars said.

 

But fans are advised to take the rumor with a grain of salt as Activision has yet to announce the details of the game. Activision has earlier launched Call of Duty game titles for Nintendo gaming consoles, including the Call of Duty Black Ops 2 for Wii U.

 

What do you think is the direction that Activision will take for Call of Duty 2018? Let us know in the comments.

Switch and Super Mario Odyssey Bring Huge Profit and Sales to Nintendo; Switch Outsolds Wii U

Switch and Super Mario gave so much sales to Nintendo

Nintendo released their detailed financial performance for nine months that ended last December 2017. Last year was a big year for Nintendo because of the release of the top-rating games and consoles. The Switch, Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. But it was not even a surprise to have an increase in profit and sales.

The Figures

The sales for nine months were $7.9 billion and represents the increase of 176% compared to 2016. As for the profit, it reached $1.4 billion, which is 494% improvement from last year. What an incredible leap of figures it is! Nintendo complimented the Switch’s strong performance in hardware sales and said “(Switch) sold well following the launch and sales rose substantially during the holiday season.”

A total of 12.13 million units were sold for the Nintendo Switch. Not to mention the 2.74 million units sold on its launch month. It brought a lifetime Switch sales of 14.87 million units. This simply means that in the span of just 10 months, Nintendo Switch outsold the Wii U. But Nintendo has not yet given the figures for the Wii U which was in the market since 2012.

As for the software, the Super Mario Odyssey who also contributed in this success. Super Mario Odyssey sales reached 9 million units in just 9 months. Compared to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe that was launched last April 2017 and sold 7.3 million units. And the Splatoon 2 that reached 4.9 million units sold. According to Nintendo, eight Switch titles reach the million units sold mark the fiscal year. But those figures does not include games published by third parties. All in all, the total software sales were listed as 47 million units.

Nintendo surely gave us an amazing year last 2017 and hoping for more this year. There are a lot of upcoming launch for this year from Nintendo and expect more surprises and perks. What a happy new year it is for Nintendo!

Nintendo Switch Adds 15 New Eshop Games For Gamers

Nintendo Switch owners have something to celebrate about. This comes after a news that there will be a massive game selection that gamers can choose from Eshop this week.

Nintendo Switch owners can select 15 new games of the various genre. All these new games would really bring excitement to all the gamers using the Nintendo gaming console. These are really exciting games for everyone.

If you want to play a retro-style platformer, then you should play Celeste. But if you are interested to play the twin-stick shooters, then you must grab the Tachyon Project.

Another exciting game to play is the Lost Sphear of which it is entirely different from the traditional role-playing game or RPG. The game developer of the Lost Sphear is the same group of developers that released I Am Setsuna last year.

Also, Nintendo Switch owners can check the complete list of game titles below due for release this week, according to Gamespot.

This Week’s New Nintendo Switch Releases

January 22
ChromaGun

January 23
Lost Sphear
Shu

January 25
ACA Neo Geo World Heroes 2
Arcade Archives Kid Niki: Radical Ninja
Celeste
Dustoff Heli Rescue 2
Earth Wars
Fantasy Hero: Unsigned Legacy
Inversus Deluxe — Demo
Space Dave
Strikers 1945 II
Super One More Jump
Tachyon Project
Tennis
Zero Gunner 2

Made in India Video Games Will Be Available in Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch will give a big break for video games made in India

Sources told that Nintendo employees were checking and evaluating games made from Indian studios for a potential release. This was confirmed by a Facebook post from Bengaluru-based Holy Cow Productions that was visited by Nintendo. Their staff were in the city to take part in the Indian Gaming Show.

Yacht Club Games, an indie developer and the creator of the Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove admired Nintendo for giving support for independent developers. With the help of enough promotions and advertising, expect that Nintendo has an eye for you.

This move is a big step to help small time and independent developers to gain profit considering that the competition between Android and iOS is very intense. But the good news is game studios are looking for other source of revenues such as e-sports.

To our surprise, Nintendo Switch is not yet officially available in India but it has been selling across the country, may it be online or offline.

A buyer said that there are more customers who are looking for the Nintendo Switch than they do for the PS4 or Xbox One.

Nintendo is giving a lot of people, especially the developers, the opportunity to showcase their talents. And also us, the consumers, the access and experience not only to all games from the US but also from around the world.

The Nintendo Switch is one of the better efforts from the House of Mario, with a strong line-up in their 2nd year. The possibility of them making video games from India may strengthen and may give them the title of being the most developer-friendly console there is.

If you’re a big fan of Nintendo, then stay tune for the newest updates regarding this big news.

Nintendo Switch Games Announced At Today’s Nintendo Direct

Nintendo Direct has presented a video this week. The video reveals the company’s big news and revelations for the Nintendo Switch fans. Earlier, the company posted what appeared to be a cryptic tweet, hinting the company was up for something.

 

 

The World Ends With You

So what’s with the Nintendo Direct presentation, the company said that The World Ends With You will be getting a re-release on Nintendo Switch. However, the company did not disclose the release date of the game. They assured the fans of the popular game that it would be available within this year.

 

Pokken Tournament DX DLC

 

Also, Nintendo Direct announced that new DLC characters are coming in Pokken Tournament DX. Players can now buy the game’s Deluxe Battle Pack DLC. The said DLC will have a content release in two waves. The first wave will be on January 31 which will bring new character Aegislash, Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu. The company said that the second wave is slated on March 23 which will introduce Blastoise, Mew and Celebi.

 

Kirby Star Allies

 

Another popular game Kirby Star Allies is expected to debut on March 16. The company had announced the game’s released date back to E3. With the new game’s trailer, players should expect new abilities for Kirby. Both Artist and Spider have reportedly change Kirby’s moveset.

Dragon Quest Builders Demo

 

Meanwhile, players can also download now the demo of Minecraft-meets-DQ RPG. The game will be rolled for Nintendo Switch. The company said that the game would be available this month.

 

Mario Tennis Aces

 

Also, game developer Camelot will be rolling out a new Mario Tennis game. The game developer is the same team behind the Golden Sun which includes, among others, Mario sports titles. The game will be available by spring. The game will have a story mode Mario Tennis: Power Tour on GBA.

Exclusive Games For Nintendo Switch This 2018 Confirmed

Exclusive Games Coming Our Way This 2018

Hey there Nintendo Switch fans! 2018 is a very promising year because of the exclusive games that are about to be released.

2017 games like Super Mario Odyssey proved that this gaming console understands that taking risk is important.

Many games last year have kept users entertained and more are coming our way.

Kirby Star Allies

Kirby’s Switch debut is a multiplayer twist on traditional Kirby action, allowing four players to party up and tackle platforming stages and boss battles using powers absorbed from lesser enemies. The game was announced at E3 2017, and was further discussed in a September 2017 Nintendo Direct. It’s currently scheduled to release sometime in 2018.

Project Octopath Traveler (working title)

Square Enix and developer Acquire are in the home stretch of development on Project Octopath Traveler, a retro RPG that mixes 2D and 3D graphics in an effort to bridge the gap between 16-bit and HD graphics. A demo was released on the Nintendo eShop earlier this year, but the release date is still listed as “2018.”

No More Heroes: Travis Strikes Again

The third game in the No More Heroes series from infamous developer, Goichi “SUDA 51” Suda, is scheduled to land on Switch later this year. The debut trailer presents a revenge tale against frontman Travis, who finds himself confronted by Badman, father of Travis’ first assassination target, Bad Girl.

Nintendo Switch Is US’ All-Time Fastest-Selling Console In First 10 Months

Nintendo has nailed itself to be the best selling game console. The company’s Nintendo Switch was already saleable when it was publicly launched last year. The gaming console carried its success until the end of 2017.

Now for this year, Nintendo broke another record this year in the US. For staying 10 months on the market, the company’s Switch is, in fact, the fastest-selling gaming console.

 

Nintendo Switch 10-month sale performance

 

In 10 months which cover the period from launch since March 2017 since this month, there were 4.8 million Switch gaming consoles sold across the U.S.

 

The record-breaking sales of Nintendo have surpassed the previous home consoles within 10 months on the market. This includes Nintendo’s rival, Wii which sold at least 4 million units in its first 10 months.

Nintendo’s sales now stood at 2 million units through September. Apart from this, the company has also shared news about the performance of its various games in their platform.

For instance, Nintento’s The Legen of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has reached a rate of beyond 55 percent in the US. This translates to at least 2.64 million units, according to the report.

 

Also, Nintendo’s popular game Super Mario Odyssey has reached over 60 percent which is equivalent to 2.88 million given the fact that it was belatedly launched at the end of October. One of the factors contributed to it is the game Breath of the Wild which is available on Wii U gaming console.

 

Another Nintendo game that is performing well is Mario Kart 8 Deluxe where it its over 50 percent or equivalent to 2.4 million copies, and Splatoon 2 with over 20 percent copies or equivalent to 960, 000 copies.

According to the company, it expects that Nintendo Switch would surpass the Wii U sales globally by the end of March. It has also increased the production of Switch to meet the global demand.

PS4’s PlayStation Network, Nintendo Switch’s Eshop Plagued With Connection Issues

Both PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch owners have expressed disappointment on Tuesday after two gaming networks were down. The Nintendo Eshop online serves as well as the Sony PlayStation Network suffered outages.

News about Sony’s PlayStation Network and Nintendo’s Eshop online services surfaced early morning on Tuesday, December 26. Gamers criticized the outages of services because their plans of accessing games were interrupted. The holiday season is the ideal time for gamers to play games or redeem game vouchers.

Gamers find it hard to redeem game vouchers

In a Twitter post on Tuesday, Sony has reportedly acknowledged the problem. Sony said that the company is “aware that some users are having issues in redeeming vouchers on PSN.” However, other reports claim that some PS4 players are experiencing a certain issue aside from redeeming game vouchers.

Other gamers reported that they have problems connecting to both the Sony’s PlayStation Network and Nintendo Eshop in general.

On the other hand Nintendo, in a separate Twitter post, on Tuesday said that it was already working on to solve the connection issues that gamers are experiencing.

“We apologize for any issues you may be experiencing with Nintendo eShop,” the company said. “We are working on it and hope to have this resolved soon.”

This is not the first time that PlayStation Network and Nintendo eShop experienced a service down time. Back in December 2014, both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network were reported to be hacked. Fortunately, this year, the grim scenario will not be repeated as the year is nearing its end.

Best Nintendo Switch Video Games For 2017: Super Mario, Rocket League

Yuletide season is at hand. And if you are looking for a perfect Christmas gift for an avid fan of Nintendo Switch. This is the best guide that you can check out for the popular video games released this year– Super Mario and Rocket League.

In case you don’t know, the popular gaming console Nintendo Switch was available since March. Even though it came early this year, Nintendo Switch has been a recipient of popular and exclusive video games. These games are a mixture of action-packed role-playing games and open-world odysseys for which the Nintendo Switch serves as incredible platforms.

Why Nintendo Switch?

Many gamers chose Nintendo Switch because of its practicality. The hybrid console works as a gaming platform and a portable device. This means that gamers can use the device effortlessly and seamlessly select which part of the game they left.

So if you are planning to give something special to Switch users, you can select the popular and best games for the gaming console. Players can select a variety of Nintendo’s popular and iconic games as presented below:

Super Mario Odyssey—Nintendo Store

One of Nintendo’s iconic game is Super Mario Odyssey. The game just got high review scores, and the game’s protagonist character Mario seems to be a hit for the public and among gamers. In the game, players are allowed to adopt new forms and gain abilities for you to survive the game and save Princess Peach.

A Nintendo Switch owner named Ryan Brown commented that “Super Mario Odyssey outshines almost all of its previous titles and could be the best 3D platformer ever made.”

Rocket League—Nintendo Store

This popular multi-player game has finally made its way to Nintendo Switch. Players can play the game on the Switch because the console supports cross-platform play.