No reason why more games won't come out on Switch


Nintendo's new gaming console, the Nintendo Switch, has detachable controllers. The console is out of stock in most markets.

Gamevice got the patent granted for the Gamevice controller in 2015 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, which is nearly a year before the Nintendo Switch made its way to the market. However, if the program is a success, it could easily come over to our shores as well, and that would mean good news for those trying to get their hands on a Switch this holiday season. Well, the customization options are mainly for the accessories rather than the console itself. Many people have been wondering which way it's going to go with Switch. The Joy-Con colors are neon-red, gray, neon-green, neon-yellow, and neon-blue. Along with choosing the color of your Joy-Con, you'll also be able to choose the color of the Joy-Con straps.

The customization doesn't seem all that exciting now, does it? So you'll be waiting a bit, but, yes, you'll be guaranteed a Nintendo Switch. Its primary focus is to meet the consumer demand.

Now, a lot of these colors of JoyCons are already available on store shelves, as some new colors were released alongside Splatoon 2 when it arrived last month. From there, the pre-orders will be shipped sometime in October.

Unfortunately, this is now only available to those in Japan, but hopefully Nintendo will roll it out to other countries.

On the other hand, though, Capcom chose to run a similar test with its games on the Nintendo Switch, by staking the future of its titles arriving on the platform on the success of Ultra Street Fighter 2.

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Gamevice has filed a lawsuit against Nintendo claiming the design of the Nintendo Switch controllers are too similar to its own products and infringes on patents the company holds. The Joy-Con controllers are also similar to Gamevice's peripherals that you can attach to a smartphone or tablet to play games. Gamevice is demanding compensation, as well as a permanent stop to the production, distribution and sales of the Switch. Nintendo stands to lose billions of dollars if the case tilts in Gamevice's favor and the Switch gets banned.

This includes selecting across five different colors for Nintendo JoyCon controllers, as well as seven different colors for the strap.

Work began in earnest on the Switch SKU in August of 2016.

Will EA bring more games to the Switch?

Speaking to EDGE magazine, EA Worldwide Studios' executive vice president Patrick Söderlund said that the company will be using Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 to assess how to develop for the platform in future. At the end of the day, the developer has to consider the resources it puts into a platform. So for us it's about supporting the platform, building technology for the platform, testing it out with big things like Federation Internationale de Football Association - and maybe a couple of others, we'll see - and if they go well, I see no reason why we shouldn't have as much of our portfolio on that platform as possible.