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What do you think will be the impact of the Nintendo Switch on the MFI controllers?

01-13-2017, 03:23 PM
#1
Joined: Jun 2014
Posts: 500
What do you think will be the impact of the Nintendo Switch on the MFI controllers?

When on Tabletop mode (The main unit used as screen and each Joy-Con used as a controller), The Nintendo Switch reminded me when I play with my Steelseries Stratus XL on my iPad, and I think it will be interesting to see the impact of the Switch on the MFI controllers. These are waaaay cheaper if you're planning to play on the go, there are tons of games waaaaaay cheaper too, the battery life is longer than the Switch (obviously the Switch games are more demanding), and you're already have an iPad that you could benefit from. And of course all of the buzz around the console could benefit the sales of these controllers. Even the Gamevice looks like The Nintendo Switch when on Portable mode. So what are your thoughts?
01-13-2017, 03:47 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2014
Location: Brazil
Posts: 1,203
Quote:
Originally Posted by noteatino View Post
When on Tabletop mode (The main unit used as screen and each Joy-Con used as a controller), The Nintendo Switch reminded me when I play with my Steelseries Stratus XL on my iPad, and I think it will be interesting to see the impact of the Switch on the MFI controllers. These are waaaay cheaper if you're planning to play on the go, there are tons of games waaaaaay cheaper too, the battery life is longer than the Switch (obviously the Switch games are more demanding), and you're already have an iPad that you could benefit from. And of course all of the buzz around the console could benefit the sales of these controllers. Even the Gamevice looks like The Nintendo Switch when on Portable mode. So what are your thoughts?
I hope it does impact. Would be cool if supporting those controls were the norm, not exception (even if I prefer touch most of time).
01-13-2017, 06:04 PM
#3
Joined: Jun 2014
Posts: 500
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Originally Posted by Dankrio View Post
I hope it does impact. Would be cool if supporting those controls were the norm, not exception (even if I prefer touch most of time).
Yep, would be cool to be implemented more and more. (i.e. the games with virtual sticks should have it)