Nintendo Switch’s Hardware Has Nothing To Do With Minecraft Being Locked At 720p, Says Microsoft
Minecraft launched for Nintendo Switch released last week and reviews for the game has poured in. According to the Time’s review for Minecraft for Nintendo Switch, the game is locked at 720p for docked and handheld mode of the hybrid console. However, Microsoft has assured that 1080p option has not been ruled out.
Microsoft told Time that “Minecraft’s 720p docked/undocked resolution isn’t a question of system power, but stems from issues currently experienced shifting from one resolution to the other when docking/undocking”. This means we might see the game running at 1080p on Switch but we will have to wait and see.
Minecraft is one the many third-party titles that are yet to come to Nintendo Switch. According to EA, the company is considering more of its title for the hybrid console other than the already confirmed FIFA 18. Also, developer Psyonix has announced that they are considering to bring Rocket League to Switch.
According to Vice President Jeremy Dunham, Psyonix is a community-based company, and they keep into consideration, what the community wants, and what the community needs, before expanding any further. However, the game will only be released for Nintendo Switch if the community demands it.
Just like all the other platforms, we are evaluating it. We’re looking to see what the technical requirements are.
We’re looking to see what kind of true community demand there is. We’re looking to see how it would benefit the community as a whole. So we’re still in that evaluation phase. It’s definitely too early to say that it wouldn’t happen, but it’s also definitely too early to say that it would.
Minecraft is a sandbox construction game developed by Mojang for PC, Xbox One, and mobile devices.