Ed Boon thinks it would be fun to play the game on Nintendo’s system.
Injustice 2 creative director Ed Boon thinks it may be possible to bring the game to the Nintendo Switch, but a few compromises would have to be made.
In an interview with GameSpot, Boon discussed the possibilities of a Switch version of the fighting game. According to the creative director, while a Switch port could happen, it may come with some technical shortcomings.
“Yeah, I think at the end of the day you can make almost any game… there are inevitable compromises, but you know, you can make some version of Injustice on the Atari 2600,” said Boon. “It’s not going to be great, but I bet you can make something.”
Boon, who revealed NetherRealm Studios would be interested in exploring games for the Switch, discussed why, due to technical challenges, NetherRealm may need to seek outside help with porting its games to Nintendo’s latest system.
“It is a pretty different hardware architecture; it’s not like you can go from a PlayStation 4 to a Switch really easily,” said Boon. “So I think we would need to set up something in terms of an external team. I know on the art team, we have enough people to do three console SKUs, and that would be something we’d need to work out.”
Outside of the technical difficulties, Boon believes actually playing Injustice 2 on the Switch would be enjoyable for various reasons.
“You could have tournaments, everyone comes over with their own system and you can have whole structured tournaments and parallel gameplay and all that,” Boon said.
Injustice 2 is now out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Atom will be the latest DLC character to join the game’s roster, following the additions of Black Manta, Hellboy and Raiden.
Head over to IGN’s Injustice 2 wiki for more on NetherRealm Studios’ popular fighter, including tips on how to level up fast.
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