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Bethesda has done a fantastic job supporting the Switch since it was released. So far, the company has been able to bring across multiple big-name titles - all of which have been positively received. As you might recall, the first of the lot was The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in 2017.

The game's success led to the reveal The Elder Scrolls Legends was also on the way to Nintendo's platform. This has since raised questions about the chances of the massive multiplayer experience Elder Scrolls Online releasing on the Switch. Speaking to GameSpot at this year's PAX Australia, ZeniMax Online Studios' Game Director Matt Firor said it wasn't going to happen due to the game's large file size, which takes up about 75 GB:

We have thought about Switch but ESO is an enormous game, and it just will not work... I would love for it to because I love Switch. It is one of the largest games ever made, and it just will not fit on Switch.

As GameSpot point points out, NBA 2K19 is just under 32 GB and is one of the biggest games on the system right now. In contrast, ESO is more than double this size. It's a possibility the internal storage limitations of the Switch and game card sizes are deterring companies from releasing larger MMO-like experiences on the platform.

Are you disappointed to hear ESO won't be making the Switch? Tell us below.

[source gamespot.com]