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    Could Sony make a PS4 Switch competitor? Digital Foundry examines.



    The tech wizards over at Digital Foundry, famous for their technical analysis of video games and hardware, such as Switch games, recently did a “what if?” video on whether Sony could make a handheld PS4 console to compete with the Switch?

    Obviously, the technical challenges would be great, but it’s an interesting thought experiment. Digital Foundry examines the possibilities of Sony making a PS4 Switch console to compete with Nintendo.

    Could Sony make a PS4 Switch competitor? Digital Foundry examines. - NintendoToday



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    Totally on board with idea of a dock with more RAM, etc. to make the Switch a home console too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr_Nick666 View Post
    Totally on board with idea of a dock with more RAM, etc. to make the Switch a home console too!
    That's fine just change the name of it in that case

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr_Nick666 View Post
    Totally on board with idea of a dock with more RAM, etc. to make the Switch a home console too!
    Just buy an Xbox One X
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy View Post
    Just buy an Xbox One X
    I've got STEAM for that kind of thing, silly!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr_Nick666 View Post
    I've got STEAM for that kind of thing, silly!
    There's not really a huge issue if the Switch isn't powerful.
    Nintendo games look pretty good even with limited power.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy View Post
    Just buy an Xbox One X
    When Zelda, Mario, and the rest of Nintendo's IP become 3rd party games, then that will be a valid argument in this case.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WoodenSaucer View Post
    When Zelda, Mario, and the rest of Nintendo's IP become 3rd party games, then that will be a valid argument in this case.
    If you only want Nintendo IP, I don't understand why the fuss about Switch being underpowered. It runs Nintendo games completely fine, and they look great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy View Post
    If you only want Nintendo IP, I don't understand why the fuss about Switch being underpowered. It runs Nintendo games completely fine, and they look great.
    If they looked and ran even better, I doubt if you would complain about it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WoodenSaucer View Post
    If they looked and ran even better, I doubt if you would complain about it.
    I wouldn't complain if it looked better, but they look good enough.
    A great upgrade over the Wii and 3DS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy View Post
    I wouldn't complain if it looked better, but they look good enough.
    A great upgrade over the Wii and 3DS.
    There was a time when I thought 256 simultaneous colors with SVGA graphics was good enough, too, because I played games back when the C64 could only do 16 colors, and earlier, when they could only do like 4. Plus, I remember when the 3DS came out, I was impressed that it could pull off near-Wii graphics on a handheld. But now it's not good enough because the rest of the world has advanced way beyond that. I always had the creative imagination to know that even though I'm happy with where things are right now, things can always get better, and that's a good thing.

    If not, then why did people make such a big deal over whether or not Breath of the Wild looked better on the Switch than the Wii U? If there is never any desire to advance, then we might as well just stick with the Switch from now on. Nintendo games looking and running better would be a great thing, in my opinion. I'm not talking about conforming to the rest of the industry, or that they have to change toward realism, or anything. I'm just talking about having the ability to take what they're good at to the next level. Mario Odyssey is a good example of that. If it weren't limited by the Switch's hardware, I can just imagine how far they could have taken the visuals.

    In my opinion, until we have Holodecks, things will never be "good enough."
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    I would like to see it, because the Switch opened my world to something I didn't even realize I needed or wanted. I have my doubts that people would buy it, though. Nintendo games just seem to work in portable, and Sony doesn't have a very good track record when dipping into the portable market. Plus, Nintendo is already getting sued due to patents. I don't think Sony wants to, in turn, be sued by anintendo for the same reason.

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