Virtuos investigating how to "further improve" performance
Following on from The Outer Worlds' big release on the Switch earlier this month, the game's publisher Private Division has revealed a patch is currently in the works, and that the team at Virtuos is investigating how to "further improve" the performance. Here's the full announcement from...
"This process is like squeezing water from a sponge"
Virtuos has made a name for itself with Switch gamers as one of the premier developers of quality ports on the platform. With impressive Switch versions of L.A. Noire, a clutch of Final Fantasy remasters, Starlink: Battle for Atlas and
"we are charged up and full of talent"
Port specialist Virtuos has made quite a name for itself during the Switch generation - helping bring across games like Starlink: Battle for Atlas, Dark Souls: Remastered and L.A. Noire. The company's vice president of games, Elijah Freeman, has also previously told other developers not to treat Nintendo
Physical version on cartridge also confirmed
After already failing to release alongside other versions of the game in October last year, The Outer Worlds for Switch has now been delayed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Private Division, the publisher who is handling the release, explained on Twitter how Virtuos – the talented team working on the...
"Switch is a great way to invest in the future"
In the same interview with GameIndustry.biz, Virtuos' vice president of games Elijah Freeman advises the video game industry to not treat the Nintendo Switch as a secondary platform, as it is an investment in the future and in many cases can rejuvenate brands. The first thing we recommend is not...
"we view 'bespoke' versions as tailored versions"
One of the best port specialists in the video game industry right now is Virtuos. On the Switch front, it has helped bring games like Starlink: Battle for Atlas and Dark Souls: Remastered to the hybrid platform, and most recently assisted with The Outer Worlds. In an interview with G
"Ubisoft has very high standards"
During the development of Starlink: Battle for Atlas on Nintendo Switch, Ubisoft Toronto collaborated closely with the Shanghai-based studio Virtuos. Founded in 2004, the developer is previously known for its work on the Switch iterations of Dark Souls: Remastered and L.A. N
That's probably the triple-A Switch project it was linked to...
There are a number of development studios that are well known for their work porting games to multiple platforms. A familiar name for observant Nintendo fans, for example, would be Tantalus Media, with credits that include The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD on Wii U and the...
What could it be?
If you took a look at the headline and wondered, “What on Earth is Virtuos?”, you’d be forgiven for not recognizing the studio, but it turns out that it actually has a significant amount of pedigree behind it. Virtuos is a studio that works primarily with porting popular games to new consoles, and has Batman: Return to...