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JDTAY

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Now there’s a rumor that Persona 5 Royal is coming to Switch. As someone noted, it uses the same engine as Catherine: Full Body, which runs on Switch. The real question is why didn’t this happen sooner, like say, when Joker was announced for Smash?
 

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I think they would be able to get away with one last refreshed model before switching to a new generation of hardware. Maybe a Switch 4K that would be a regular switch but supports upscaling to 4K, and sports a little bit of a better CPU to make the transition to next-gen hardware easier. Like a 'New 3DS', but without the platform specific games. Having a cheap Switch would be a good idea to, but I guess they already have all the existing ones in the market that lose value compared to a newer model.
At the moment it's not a good economy, so introducing new expensive hardware might not be a good idea. Having a better system in the existing ecosystem would make more sense. As you can get games for cheap but still have modern hardware.
The Xbox-Series and PS5 are on the market for a while, but while they are great it doesn't feel they have left the old hardware behind. That will happen with the introduction on the new Unreal 5 engine games which will be around now. So one year of pushing the older generation stuff would be okay I guess. They can refine the generation and have stuff in stock when they'll actually start selling it.
I do wonder how the Steam Deck clones will do, there are cheap models there that probably out-class the Switch already.
 

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Nintendo announced a Direct for the 22nd. A Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Direct.

So yeah, I guess Nintendo doesn’t have any big plans for this year after all.

Edit: Those people hinting at a Direct on the 29th are doubling down on it. They say Nintendo just wants to free up more room for their general Direct by showing XC3 ahead of time.
 
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There was that summer sale. I spent around 80 EUR for games at under 10 EUR each. Independend of that sale, games by Daedalic are immensly reduced in price (point-and-clicks down to 1.50 and 2.00), meaning that's still going, I think. But I fear, I've become rather a mere collector of game licenses. I barely find the time to play.
 
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