Microsoft and Activision are confident that Nintendo Switch players will be able to enjoy Call of Duty without any issues.
Microsoft has returned to talk about the agreement recently signed with Nintendo to bring Call of Duty to your platforms. After the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will question the ability of the Nintendo Switch to run Call of DutyMicrosoft has come out in defense of the hybrid console.
According to Microsoft, the game engine that powers Warzone, the free-to-play Call of Duty title, is developed and has been optimized to run on a wide range of hardware devicesfrom the Xbox One console released in 2015 to the Xbox Series X. Warzone supports PC hardware with GPU cards that were released in 2015, meaning before the launch of Nintendo Switch in 2017.
Therefore, the Activision development team is confident that Call of Duty titles, such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, can be optimized to run on Nintendo Switch using standard techniques that have been used to bring games like Apex Legends, DOOM Eternal, Fortnite, and Crysis 3 to the hybrid console. Activision estimates that this could be done in a few months.
Microsoft is committed thanks to a historic agreement to bring the Call of Duty saga to Nintendo consoles and that more people can play it.
It is important to remember that this agreement is legal and will run for 10 years. It is established that Nintendo versions of Call of Duty titles will be released on the same day than the Xbox versions and will have all the features and content found in other versions.
This news is an excellent example of the good relationship that exists between Microsoft and Nintendo, who have already collaborated on other projects in the past.
Call of Duty fans can rest easy knowing that they will be able to enjoy all the titles in the franchise on Nintendo Switch thanks to the agreement between Microsoft and Nintendo.
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