WayForums WayForward Original Games Shantae Series Will the WII U version of Shantae Half Genie Hero work on the SWITCH?

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    Hi guys, I’m one of the backers for Shantae Half-Genie Hero,
    like some of the other backers I have ordered the WII U version of the game.
    but my WII U Is busted, I was going to try and get a replacement, but the Nintendo Switch is coming out soon and I don’t have the means to both replace the WII U and get the new console.
    So I was wondering.
    Will the WII U version of Shantae Half-Genie Hero work on the Switch?
    I know that the game will be a download. but I want to be sure that I either replace the WII U or wait until I have the Switch?



    Considering that Nintendo Switch is running on custom Nvidia Tegra chip, so it might be easy to port PC version to run on Nintendo Switch.
    But it’s still supposed to be a mobile device of sort so no, it’s not going to happen at launch and even if the game would appear on newest Nintendo console, there is still going to be a lot of porting to do. Also, Nintendo Switch won’t have backwards compatibility so you better find someone who can fix your Wii-U.



    At this time we cannot confirm a Switch port for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. And according to our information, Switch will not be backwards compatible.

    If you need to change consoles, you can do so by contacting support@wayforward.com. Let them know the e-mail address you used to pledge and they can help you update your information from there.



    I am hoping it will feature something like the WiiU did, which is the Wii-Mode that allows you to play your old games.



    Current news about the Switch is that it is NOT backward compatible.



    OH SNAP! I just reported you by mistake!! I wanted to reply! D:

    And it seems I cannot un-report. D:



    I don’t know where to post this question, but any ETA on Risky Boots playable character DLC?

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