Switch Sees Positive Growth at GDC 2018

Switch Sees Positive Growth at GDC 2018

In fact, the survey shows that games released on Switch tend to sell at least as well, if not better, than on other platforms. It's also available in 2D through the Virtual Console service.

For instance, 50 percent of developers' most recent games were developed for PC, while only 32 percent of developers finished up a game on mobile and tablet.

This year marks the sixth year of the State of the Industry Survey of Game Developers Conference, which gives everyone a taste of what developers think and prefer when designing or programming a video game.

The survey also revealed other statistics, including the fact that 12 percent of developers say they're now creating games for the platform.

GDC also found that more and more developers plan to introduce loot boxes into their titles, which is not positive news for the industry.

"Sometimes, the console you're most interested in has nothing to do with your current project".

US, EU in serious discord over embassy move to Jerusalem
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Earth Wars has been released on the Nintendo Switch worldwide, and there's something interesting about the pricing. There's a lot of excitement behind Celeste's release, and it should be noted that the game is also coming to Xbox One, PS4, and PC today.

Which platform (s) are you currently/anticipating developing games for?

As for developers' perception of how the public feels about Nintendo's new hardware, almost half of those asked said that they believed Switch is resonating well with the public, with a further 39 per cent saying "maybe".

What's more, of the developers who have already created Switch games most said that the Switch versions of their software have sold as well as or better on Switch than on other consoles. Switch had a great December, selling 1.5 million units in the U.S. over the five week period, making Nintendo Switch the top selling console for December 2017.

The 2018 Game Developers Conference, an annual gathering of industry professionals, is set to take place in San Francisco in just two months.

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