Today is the day Nintendo Switch launches and fans are excited to get their hands on the new console. Since the reveal the of this hybrid console, many developers and publishers have praised Nintendo for their new hardware and according to Phil Spencer, he loves the hardware design for Nintendo Switch.
Speaking with IGN, Xbox head, Phil Spencer, said that Xbox has a great relationship with Nintendo and noted that he had the chance to try out Nintendo Switch before its launch. He added that Nintendo has “done some really innovative work” with their new console.
Spencer further added that he “love[s] the hardware design” for Nintendo Switch and “anytime Nintendo brings a new product to the gaming market it’s good for all of us”.
Phil Spencer is not only one praising the new hybrid console. Recently, Final Fantasy XV game director, Hajime Tabata, praised the portability of the console saying that it is accomplishing three tasks with one machine and “it’s kind of like the dream machine”.
According to Tabata, given that Nintendo Switch is a hybrid console it is fascinating for him given that he has developed games for home consoles and handheld devices and added that he would like to develop for the system.
Nintendo Switch is now avaialble worldwide and is priced at $299.99 in the US.