Runner3

Much noise has been made over the past couple months about how the Nintendo Switch is a significantly more developer friendly console than the Wii U or 3DS. It's a bit more powerful, the architecture is more PC friendly, and there's support for many widely used engines like Unreal. We already saw an example of this better environment with Sumo Digital, which was supposedly able to port Snake Pass to the Switch in just one week, but now Choice Provisions has beaten that record, it seems.

Speaking to Autodesk, Josh Defries Choice Provisions pointed out that it only took them one day to get Runner3—the latest in the Bit.Trip RUNNER mini-series—running on the Nintendo Switch. Here's what he had to say:

We were nervous at first about developing for the Switch, simply because there are always unknowns with new platforms. We ended up getting the game running on the console in only a day, however, and it's been smooth sailing ever since!

The rest of the interview also offers an interesting insight into how development has been progressing, you can find it here.

What do you think? Will you be picking up Runner3? Do you think the Switch will continue attracting more third parties like this? Drop us a comment in the section below.

[via area.autodesk.com]