Will they ever port Wii U games to Switch?

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  1. markmcrobie
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    I would absolutely live Super Mario 3D World on Switch - on 3DS Super Mario 3D Land made my train journeys so much quicker and I played it to death!


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  2. Dionicio3

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    Um, they already did, MK8D is just the WiiU's MK8 with a few new features, the definition of a port
     
  3. Arras

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    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe says "maybe enhanced ports".
     
  4. ElijahZAwesome

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    I'm sure they're going to make a new Mario game for the switch, (not odyssey i mean, one like SM3DL) I don't think they will be porting much after splatoon 2 and MK8D
     
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    Possibly as WiiU VC with controls upgraded.
     
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    I highly doubt that. I mean, how are we gonna emulate the gamepad?
     
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    I'd like to see most of the WiiU's 1st party games ported to Switch, basically because I'm debating over buying a WiiU right now and I'm having a hard time justifying the expense when the money could be going to buying the Switch. There are a nice handful of Nintendo 1st party games on WiiU that really deserve better exposure than they got on WiiU though ... SM3DW, Pikmin3, Tropical Freeze, & Cpt. Toad in particular. Honorable mention maybes: Paper Mario Color Splash and Star Fox Zero ... I dunno, haven't tried either of those yet. Yoshi's Wooly World and Super Mario Maker both got ports to 3DS, both compromised a bit but still there's at least another platform on which the games can be experienced.

    But if Nintendo did this, there would be a lot of complaining.
     
  8. pedro702

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    there is no way in hell the switch can emulate a wiiu game lol, every wiiu game released would need its source code ported becuase the switch cant do ppc emulation for wiiu games no matter how much anyone tryed to.
     
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  9. Saiyan Lusitano

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    Emulate it then, with updated controls.
     
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    Wtf?
     
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  11. F4LK

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    I hope not. Switch needs it own games.
    One reason why i got none yet.

    If i want to play Mario Kart 8 or Zelda, i do it on my wii u.
     
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  12. Saiyan Lusitano

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    The Switch is basically a Wii U Pro. If Nintendo wants it, they can make it run.
     
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    It will not be emulated, it will be ported, that's like trying to run cemu on your phone
     
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    And that's what I meant by emulated. To be honest, to hell with the WiiU games.

    Release actual new games for the Switch.
     
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    Emulated =/= ported
     
  16. pokemoner2500

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    There's a bunch of Wii U games I wouldn't mind being ported just to play on the go.
     
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    you cant not call a game ported to be emulated, its totaly diferent things, when a agme is ported all their assests are ported and natively works on that console and tbh ports are always better than emulation since you can add stuff and such :P.

    there are only 2 games that needed a deluxe edition on the switch imo
    super smash bros switch with all the dlc
    pokken tournament switch with the arcade exclusive fighters imcluded.
     
  18. ItsTheWolf

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    I prefer sequels since these games don't have an actual story mode, and will have many new features and enhancements.
     
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    if you wanna play wii U 1.st party games just play them on cemu man
     
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    Not any people have good computers, plus people like the feeling of playing on actually hardware