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Firewatch to get Nintendo Switch release later this year

The studio is currently working on optimizing the game for the handheld console

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Thursday, April 5th 2018 - 14:04 BST
Firewatch to get Nintendo Switch release later this year
Firewatch to get Nintendo Switch release later this year
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Thursday, April 5th 2018 - 14:04 BST

The adventure game Firewatch will be making its way to the Nintendo Switch later this year, indie development studio Campo Santo has announced.


According to a recent announcement, the studio is currently working on "stripping" much of the game's tech down to the studs to make rendering and loading models and other assets faster to make a Nintendo Switch release possible.
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The optimizations will not only affect the Nintendo Switch release. The studio hopes to improve the current builds for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 as well.

In addition to optimizations, the new version is said to contain various other changes, including user interface tweaks and optimized controls to fully support Joy-Con controllers.

A release date for the Nintendo Switch version of Firewatch has yet to be announced.
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Raymond Bakker
Journalist and Software Developer at Moonlight Multimedia. He covers the latest video games news from indie to virtual reality and has been actively involved in the video games industry since the early 2000s.

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