Shadow Of The Tomb Raider For Nintendo Switch Sounds Unlikely

Eidos Montreal has no plans for a Switch edition.

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Don't get your hopes up about a Nintendo Switch version of Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Eidos Montreal lead game designer Heath Smith tells GameSpot that the studio has "no plans" for a Switch edition of the new action-adventure game.

Smith said Eidos Montreal is putting all of its effort and focus on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. He added that he is a personally a big fan of Nintendo's hybrid console, but it wasn't the right fit for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, at least not right now.

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider is the third and final game in the trilogy that started with the 2013 reboot from Crystal Dynamics that continued with Rise of the Tomb Raider. Those games were released before the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017.

GameSpot has a lot of new content around Shadow of the Tomb Raider today, including impressions of the first five hours and new gameplay footage. For more, check out the video above to see new footage and hear what we thought.

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spectreXr1

I just wonder how much more successful the switch would be if it wasn't so weak and could run most AAA 3rd party games . Y Nintendo didn't make it more powerful I'll never understand

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JustPlainLucas

@spectrexr1: Because they'd have to price the system more, or they could take a loss, but Nintendo never takes a loss on hardware.

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spectreXr1

@JustPlainLucas: price it more .it's over priced now I think for what it offers . It's as much as a Xbox or PS4 and doesn't do half of what they do . I think your right they put that cheap stuff in there so they can make money on the hardware and they knew people would buy they products cause they Nintendo.

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videogameninja

Looks like Lara decided not to... wait for it.... make the switch.

;)

-BA DUM TSSS NINJA APPROVED-

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RaiderNat

@videogameninja That's so lame, no offense.

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lionheartssj1

I would think if the Switch could pull off Doom (2016), it could pull this game off. Then again, I have no technical expertise when it comes to GPU capabilities so there's that.

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spectreXr1

@lionheartssj1: that's because the doom and Wolfenstein game engines are very scalable . They could prob run those games on a Gameboy lol .