Nintendo Lines Up Partners for the Nintendo Switch

Here's a full list of Nintendo's development partners for Switch.

News by Mike Williams, .

As part of the Nintendo Switch reveal today, the teaser trailers mostly showed off improved versions of existing titles, notably Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Splatoon, and Mario Kart 8. The surprises came in the form of a new Mario title and Elder Scrolls: Skyrim Remastered. The latter was meant to show third-party support for the switch, but Nintendo followed that up with further information.

Here's a list of current Nintendo Switch development partners:

  • 505 Games
  • Activision
  • Arc System Works
  • Atlus
  • Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Bethesda
  • Capcom
  • Codemaster
  • EA
  • From Software
  • Frozenbyte
  • Gametrust
  • Grasshopper Manufacture
  • Gung Ho Entertainment
  • Hamster
  • Inti Creates
  • Koei Tecmo
  • Konami
  • Level-5
  • Marvelous
  • Maximum Games
  • Nippon Ichi Software
  • Parity Bit
  • Platinum Games
  • Sega
  • Spike Chunsoft
  • Square Enix
  • Starbreeze
  • Take-Two Interactive
  • Telltale Games
  • THQ Nordic
  • Tokyo RPG Factory
  • TT Games
  • Ubisoft
  • WB Interactive

There's also a list of technology partners, pointing towards Unreal Engine, CryEngine, and Unity support for Nintendo Switch:

  • Wwise
  • Autodesk
  • Criware
  • DeNA
  • Epic Games
  • FMOD
  • Havok
  • RAD Game Tools
  • Silicon Studio
  • Ubitus
  • Unity
  • WebTechnology

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Comments 14

  • Avatar for Xemus80 #1 Xemus80 A year ago
    Are you sure this is official? It says "Konami" on it. LOL and whatnot.
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  • Avatar for nathanstinson41 #2 nathanstinson41 A year ago
    This seems like a much bigger deal to me if it turns out to be true. It would seem to bode well for long term console success
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  • Avatar for MHWilliams #3 MHWilliams A year ago
    This is real folks. The image is from Nintendo. Here's the press release:

    Konami still does PES and Metal Gear Survive is coming.Edited October 2016 by MHWilliams
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  • Avatar for Patrick-C #4 Patrick-C A year ago
    Yeah, Konami still has a couple of things in the pipeline ... and even if they didn't, they may still be on this list for Virtual Console reasons. It makes sense.

    This is a pretty exciting list, but then, so was the Wii U's and we all know what happened there. So I'm hoping that all these partners follow through and we actually get a good selection of games. There's definitely a lot of tantalizing possibilities on here — Take Two is listed. Could we get Red Dead Redemption 2? Square Enix is on it, might the Switch get the FFVII remake?

    I'm holding out for Sonic Mania. Come on, Sega!
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  • Avatar for duvjones #5 duvjones A year ago
    To be honest, Konami isn't that much of a shock really. Most of their focus is on the casual market, since there push on the DS.
    They would have a stake in a Nintendo portable system.@Patrick-C
    Didn't they mention the Switch when they announced the game? Or am I confusing them with Ubisoft.Edited October 2016 by duvjones
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  • Avatar for petercacic #6 petercacic A year ago
    this means nothing , this does not mean there going to be making any games there just on board with Nintendo BS rules so they can if they want to make games every company has had list like this and even ps4 has it and yet lok at there list some still have not made one game on ps4 . EA has already stated they wont be making games for the NX until they see if it will sell so its not a wii u type of bomb but they will port over old games but no new games that take more money & resources. also even most of these companies have devs who spoke out on twitter that Nintendo is waiting to the end to show what they have and why no one is interested except the fanboys and very hardcore gamers becuse no one even knows what it truly is does or anything .
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  • Avatar for MHWilliams #7 MHWilliams A year ago
    @duvjones Project Sonic 2017 was announced for Switch already. Sonic Mania was not.
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  • Avatar for Thusian #8 Thusian A year ago
    I do expect a lot of this to be Ports, sold as well now its portable. Which is more enticing than the Wii U ports were, but not sure how enticing. That said its not like the PS4 and XBONE don't pad their releases with re-releases and if the choice is a re-release I can play on the road and one I can't there is something on offer there.

    We'll see how it does in the mainstream, I am pumped because it is a system made for my lifestyle with Nintendo being able to consolidate all of its development on it. I do hope the screen is touch, for Mario Maker type stuff.
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  • Avatar for Modern-Clix #9 Modern-Clix A year ago
    @petercacic Are you just going to troll every article with your negative bullshit? We get it. You don't like Nintendo nor their hardware. Don't buy it. Simple.
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  • Avatar for TreyTable #10 TreyTable A year ago
    I can't wait. I need this. This and Zelda.
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  • Avatar for fstim82 #11 fstim82 A year ago
    @Modern-Clix Please don't encourage people who have clearly failed all of their English classes to write more online.
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  • Avatar for fstim82 #12 fstim82 A year ago
    @Patrick-C You know Cloud was in Smash for a reason... :)Edited October 2016 by fstim82
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  • Avatar for IPA #13 IPA A year ago
  • Avatar for chaoticBeat #14 chaoticBeat A year ago
    Atlus, From, Grasshopper, Nippon Ichi, Platinum. :):):):):):):):):)
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