Okay seriously, why aren’t these Wii U games on Switch yet?


Nintendo Switch has received ports for almost all of the greatest games ever to launch on Wii U, from Tokyo Mirage Sessions To World of Super Mario 3D. It’s money heaven for Nintendo. However, some awesome Wii U games still aren’t on Nintendo Switch, where they could get a phenomenal second life.

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker & Twilight Princess

Two of the biggest Wii U releases that always are not available on Nintendo Switch are the HD versions of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. Many expected to see these Zelda comes out this year for Zelda35th anniversary of. Unfortunately, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD was Nintendo’s only celebration of the franchise’s 35th anniversary

This is surprising given that there have been some pretty strong rumors about games coming to Switch at some point this year. I guess it’s still possible for an announcement very late in the year, but it doesn’t seem likely. It is especially disappointing because we received three classics Mario titles and a handful of other things surrounding the Mario IP for the 35th anniversary of the franchise last year. THE Legend of Zelda did not receive roughly the same amount of love. Shame.

Xenoblade Chronicles X

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 has exceeded 2 million units sold on Nintendo Switch. Then a remaster of the original game, Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, sold around 1.5 million units on Switch. With both modern Chronicles of Xenoblade games work so well on the platform, you would think Xenoblade Chronicles X would be a foolproof version for the platform.

East Xenoblade Chronicles X come to Switch? According to Monolith Soft, wearing the Wii U exclusively on Switch would be too expensive. This was a somewhat surprising response given that the game offered Pro controller support on the Wii U. Granted, the Wii U GamePad was still required for actions like fast moving, but the game didn’t depend on this controller. all the weather.

Wii U games still not on Nintendo Switch: Zelda Wind Waker Twilight Princess Xenoblade Chronicles X NES Remix 1 2 Nintendo Land Kirby Rainbow Curse Yoshi Woolly World

Seen from the outside it seems that Chronicles X would be a simple porting job with some small resolution and FPS improvements. But damn, I’m sure there’s more to it. It’s just a shame that this game is stuck on the Wii U when it would surely find a much larger audience with a Nintendo Switch release (especially with quality of life changes). I hope we can see it one day. Chronicles of Xenoblade is a growing franchise (with a new entry reportedly under development), and I believe there will continue to be demand for Xenoblade Chronicles X on Switch.

NES Remix 1 & 2

I would like to see NES Remix Pack, containing 1 and 2, come to Nintendo Switch. I never got around to playing these titles on Wii U or Nintendo 3DS, but they always looked awesome. I think these games would be a perfect addition to the Nintendo Switch Online (NSO) subscription service. We’ve seen titles like Tetris 99 and the limited release of Super Mario Bros 35 come exclusively to the service, and I think NES Remix 1 and 2 would make great permanent titles in service. They would surely reinforce the questionable value of NSO.

Nintendo Land (Remix?)

Speaking of Nintendo Switch Online, I think Nintendo land is a hugely underrated Wii U title, and that it’s not on Switch is a shame. I still play this game today with my family and friends when they visit. I would like an online version of Nintendo land via the ONS. Of course, it’s not quite the same as playing in person, but I think there are a lot of fun mini-games and ideas here that tons of people have missed out on. Hell, they might even expand this with updates and more games. I’m gonna be brash and say Nintendo land is better than any modern Mario party game – that’s right, I said. And it deserves a second life on Switch or NSO.

Yoshi’s woolly world

If we bring all these other Wii U titles to Nintendo Switch, we might as well give Yoshi’s woolly world another go. Let’s face it – tons of people have skipped the Wii U. And even though Yoshi’s woolly world is not a unbelievable title, there is a lot of fun to be had with it. I mean, this is easily one of the cutest games ever, so there you go.

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

I know what you are thinking: “But the Switch doesn’t have a touchscreen controller! ” That is why Kirby and the Rainbow Curse could be a portable-only version, which is not unusual on Switch. There are a handful of titles that can only be played in portable mode. Kirby and the Rainbow Curse could work the same way. I am a big fan of the Nintendo DS title Kirby: the curse of the web, and I never had time to play Rainbow curse. View a Switch version of Rainbow curse is very unlikely. So I’ll probably end up playing it on my Wii U at some point. But I can dream of playing it on my Nintendo Switch OLED model!

But seriously, why aren’t these Wii U games on Nintendo Switch yet? I’ll drop the second half of this list, but Zelda and Xenoblade deserves ports! Are there any Wii U games you’d like to see coming to Nintendo Switch? Let us know in the comments below!


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