‘Kingdom Hearts’ series producer says native Switch ports are “undecided”

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Storage capacity issues appear to be why games are coming to Switch via cloud

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Kingdom Hearts Series creator Ichiro Hazama has stated that the original port of Kingdom Hearts Games for Nintendo Switch are still “uncertain”.

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Earlier this month, Kingdom Hearts The trilogy was officially announced for Switch, coinciding with the reveal that protagonist Sora is the ultimate DLC (downloadable content) fighter. super smash bros ultimate. However, it was also revealed that these games will only be playable through the cloud.

in an interview with Nintendo LifeWhen asked about the decision to switch games through the cloud instead of just ports, Hazama said a native port is “uncertain.”

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“We believe that the cloud version is currently the best way to deliver Kingdom Hearts series for Nintendo Switch players, but we are always excited to hear feedback from our fans and would like to thank them for all their support,” he said.

Kingdom Hearts 3. Credits: Square Enix / Disney

While the cloud version of the latest Kingdom Hearts 3 Logical as it may seem, many fans were baffled as to why the two games originally from the PS2 era couldn’t be ported to the Switch.

Of course, the Switch isn’t getting PS2 games but their HD remasters – Kingdom Hearts 1.5, Kingdom Hearts 2.5, And Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue – Whose weight is also very large in size.

“Bringing these titles to the Nintendo Switch proved quite difficult for a variety of reasons, including the storage capacity of the hardware, but we’re excited that we were able to do this for the first time using a cloud service,” Hazama said.

as noted by VGC, Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix Those listed on the PlayStation Store require a minimum storage of 45.24 GB, which is far more than the standard Switch’s internal storage and the 32GB capacity of the largest game cards currently available for the system.

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Square Enix first brought Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster Players are required to turn in small game cards but to install the rest of the game online. Because this required a message to be included on the physical box itself, this solution also ruined the box art for collectors.

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