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XCOM 2 Collection has received a gameplay video of roughly 15 minutes via Gaming Boulevard on YouTube. This video is taken from a Switch in handheld mode and goes through a battle and some cutscenes.

Feel free to check out the video below to see how it runs.

XCOM 2 Collection releases for Switch on May 29, 2020. 

Nintendo World Report TV has put up a video comparing the graphics of XCOM 2 on the Switch and a PC. This 6 minute video shows a few battles, some cutscenes, and the loading times of each. 

Feel free to check out the full video below.

XCOM 2 Collection releases for Switch on May 29, 2020. 

Virtuos has helped bring a number of games both past and present to Switch over the past few years. The company’s efforts include Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, Dark Souls: Remastered, Starlink: Battle for Atlas, and The Outer Worlds. With new consoles arriving later in 2020, Virtuos’ porting efforts will expand.

Speaking with Maxi-Geek, the studio’s Elijah Freeman said that Virtuos is in a position to bring Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 games to Switch. He told the site:

We are quickly approaching the release date of the Nintendo Switch version of The Outer Worlds on March 6. However, so far we haven’t actually seen any footage of the Switch version yet. Today, Nintendo UK updated their page on the game and actually released three screenshots which (presumably) show the Switch version:


Publisher Private Division and developers Obsidian Entertainment and Virtuos today announced the release date for The Outer Worlds on Switch. The single-player sci-fi RPG will be available on March 6.

The Outer Worlds will be sold on the eShop as well as in stores. However, the retail edition will not include a physical game card and only comes with a digital download code.

Here’s an overview of The Outer Worlds, along with a trailer:

You may recall that, not too long ago, Virtuos vice president of games Elijah Freeman said the company was working on “bespoke Switch titles for some of the most beloved IPs in the industry.” In an interview with GamesIndustry, Freeman clarified what was actually meant by this.

Speaking with the site, he said:

Virtuos has been involved with many different projects. Aside from porting titles like L.A. Noire, the company has also been involved with helping others make games from the system – like Starlink: Battle for Atlas.

Virtuos isn’t showing any signs of slowing down in the future, and there seems to be more in store for the future. In an interview with Nintendo Life, VP of games division Elijah Freeman teased:

The Outer Worlds is coming to Switch, Private Division and Obsidian Entertainment have announced. Virtuos is working on the port.

Here’s an overview of the single-player sci-fi RPG, along with a trailer:

Now that Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age has arrived on new platforms, Digital Foundry has taken a closer look at the RPG from a technical perspective. We’re able to see how the Switch version holds up against the Xbox One release.

First up, Final Fantasy XII is just 12GB on Switch. That’s in comparison to the file size of 26GB for the Xbox One version. The two versions are very similar, and the only notable different on Switch is that there are some lower resolution textures.

Since the Switch’s launch two years ago, a few companies have become associated with porting games to the system. One such example is Virtuos. Virtuos has helped bring over L.A. Noire, Dark Souls Remastered, Starlink: Battle for Atlas, and more.

Speaking with EDGE last month, Virtuos Shanghai general manager Elijah Freeman said that the studio’s games have done “exceptionally well” – not only critically, but also commercially. Freeman added that the success has led to more opportunities, and believes things will pick up even more after Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 HD Remaster launch on Switch.