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EA, Ubisoft, Activision, Bethesda and more back Nintendo Switch

EA, Ubisoft, Activision, Bethesda and more back Nintendo Switch

Numerous publishers including EA, Ubisoft, Activision and Bethesda have been revealed as partners for the new Nintendo Switch console.

The home console and handheld hybrid was unveiled by Nintendo earlier today in a surprise announcement.

Users are able to disassemble the controller and attach the controls to a tablet screen to take the console on the go, as well as play it on their TV.

Nintendo Switch supporters

Other companies to sign up as partners for the Nintendo Switch include Konami, Sega, Platinum Games, From Software, Capcom, Bandai Namco, Codemasters, Square Enix, Starbreeze, Take-Two Interactive, Telltale Games, Warner Bros, Epic Games and more.

Supported tech includes Unity, Havok, Rad Game Tools and Silicon Studio.

You can view the full list of partners below.

During the Nintendo Switch announcement trailer, which you can view here, Nintendo showed Bethesda’s hugely successful 2011 RPG Skyrim – which suggests users will be able to play that game on the go.

Skyrim on the Nintendo Switch

Whether Nintendo can court and retain wide third-party support remains to be seen. After early support, EA and Ubisoft pulled their backing for the Wii U, along with a host of other third-party developers and publishers.

Though Nintendo made impressive sales on its own games, it has typically struggled with third-party content on home consoles.

But for all the new console’s uniqueness, it’s worth noting that the controller set-up is very similar to other consoles like the Xbox One and PS4. Nintendo also appears to have done away with motion control and dual screen play completey.

Senior Editor

Craig Chapple is Senior Editor of PocketGamer.biz and InfluencerUpdate.biz. He was previously Deputy Editor at Develop and Online Editor at Nintendo of Europe.

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