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Saber CEO: Switch Still Has A Lot of Great Potential, Excited for Xbox Series X and PS5

Saber CEO: Switch Still Has A Lot of Great Potential, Excited for Xbox Series X and PS5 - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 25 May 2020 / 1,904 Views

While the Nintendo Switch might be less powerful than the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, this hasn't stopped several bigger games getting a release on the console. This includes The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and the soon to be released The Outer Worlds.

Saber Interactive CEO Matthew Karch in an interview with Wccftech discussed Nintendo's hybrid console and says there is still potential with the hardware and platform. He feels there is more developers could get out of the console and says Switch owners will be surprised about some of the upcoming titles for it. 

"We are big fans of the Nintendo Switch and feel there is still a lot of great potential in the hardware and the platform," said Karch. "We have had enormous success so far, launching many titles on the Switch, and we are continuing to develop for the platform. We do feel there is more developers can get out of the Switch hardware, and we think fans will be surprised at some of the upcoming titles for it."

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Karch did add he is excited for the next generation consoles and is a big fan of backwards compatibility and cross platforms play. He is looking forward to having more power when it comes to developing games for the new consoles.

"There are a number of features we are excited about on both next-gen platforms," he added. "We are big fans of fully backward compatibility and cross-play. We know fans have invested a lot of money in their game catalogs, and to continue playing their favorite games along with new titles is exciting.

"We are also big fans of the social initiatives of both platforms, and how easy gamers will be able to interact with their games on not only the console but other platforms as well. And lastly, the power of the hardware. We, as developers, love more power in our systems when developing games!"

The Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 will launch in Holiday 2020.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments
curl-6 (on 25 May 2020)

Sounds very promising, I look forward to seeing what future titles can be brought to Switch.

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Shiken (on 26 May 2020)

With talented dev teams that specialize in porting games to Switch and newer engines like UE5 that are made with scalability in mind, it will be very interesting to see what games make it to Switch in the future.

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