NMS on Switch (for real, no joke)

I AM FLOORED!!! How is this possible?
“The authorities are ever watchful”… :rofl:

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Soon as I saw the announcement, I came strait back here to see reactions :grin:

This is actually very incredible that a game like this can run on switch. Quite a lot of optimisations have had to be made in order for it to run smoothly on a switch.

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Naah, this is an April Fools joke - oh wait, it’s only February. :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes:

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And NMS post on FB

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I saw that before work and didn’t manage to watch the trailer or post here. This just has to be an April fools joke…? :sweat_smile:
Twitch is the first console I bought (and not just borrowed like a random Atari 2600 from classmates in the late 80ies :joy:) so I’m all for it. :pleading_face:

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No joke. It was in the Nintendo Direct yesterday. Nintendo has no sense of humor.

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Alas the trailer is just a best-of all the previous ones, we don’t actually see anyone playing it on a real Switch with real hands and all. Do clips recorded in real life look so lame that they rather greenscreen and cgi it? I guess screens look “flat” when recorded by a camera.
Is there is an Easter egg anywhere? :slight_smile: I need to rewatch it on a screen that is… bigger than a switch. :innocent:

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Lot of debate on if it is cloud based but SM said he played it on the go. At least where I live, that would mean it must be physical or digital download…hopefully, someone will get their hands on it soon.

Hmmm…so one thing does worry me. I just went into the Nintendo e shop and clicked on the Direct link from yesterday and all the games in the Direct are available for pre-order except NMS…am hoping for a demo. Nintendo is good about using demos before purchase

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If I understand the switch right, it is more powerful when docked, right? So the trailer is probably with a docked switch, with serious downscaling occuring when undocked. It still would be really impressive, though…
I would expect that the viewing distance is much shorter, seeing the poor thing only has 4 GB of ram. I mean, what’s the next platform they’re aiming at, Raspberry Pi? :crazy_face:
You can do tricks with a CPU and GPU, but you can’t really cheat ram. Not without loading the other two with a lot more work…

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Raspberry Pie :rofl:
But I wouldn’t be surprised if someone out there made it happen.
Yes the Switch is slightly better docked. Better FPS. I have not played anything on mine that has really tested it except LA Noire. In the fastest car in the game, I could almost outrun the graphics…it was terrifying speeding onto roads that did not yet exist. :upside_down_face: Took nerves of steel. I really hope we do not see a return of the “falling thru the terrain” days

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Here is at least a professional video of a steamdeck (looks very similar to a Switch), so they can record proper shots of it without it looking flat! :+1:

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So apparently NMS is already ESRB certified for the switch? But it seems to be sharing an entry with next gen cert :thinking:
No PEGI cert as of yet.
I’m not sure when this happened though, does anyone have a screenshot of this page before the announcement?

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The Nintendo store shows PEGI 7 in Europe (ESRB T in US), even though the rating is not platform specifically listed yet. I assume they just took it from existing ratings.

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Still not in the eShop…I keep looking :eyes:

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“… players assume the role of a planetary explorer on a quest to reach the center of the universe.”

Yeah? Well, not really. :smiley:

It’s odd how many people don’t understand an open-ended game. (To say nothing about confusing galaxy and universe.)

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