Rocket League is arguably one of the best multiplayer online games today. It is basically launched for every gaming platform out there including the PC, Xbox One, and the Playstation 4 game consoles.
Rocket League is a soccer on wheels type of game. You select cars, you can customize them to your liking, and you are then pitted against different cars in a soccer road, or soccer field, whatever you want to call it.
Now, since Rocket League is already on all major platforms, it is not available in one flagship gaming console. That console is none other than the Nintendo Wii U.
Currently, the Nintendo Wii U is considered to be the flagship game console of the company but has since suffered from dismal sales.
It didn’t live up to the hype of its predecessor and although there are a lot of compelling games on the roster, its hardware specs are just not up to par with its other competitors.
Just recently, Psyonix’s Jeremy Dunham, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, said that Rocket League was ported to different gaming platforms except one, and that is because of a couple of reasons.
The first reason is that the Nintendo Wii U just lacks the firepower needed to be able to fully enjoy the game.
Whilst other consoles have no problem playing the game at its highest graphics settings, a Nintendo Wii port will be counterintuitive as the game console just doesn’t have enough graphics horsepower to pull it off.
Just when we thought that Psyonix closed their doors on Nintendo; a glimmer of hope emerged.
Dunham said that they didn’t port Rocket League on the Nintendo Wii U because it just lacks the hardware, but they might be thinking of porting the game to Nintendo’s upcoming game console, the Nintendo NX.
You see, there are reports that the Nintendo NX will revolutionize the gaming console business. Now, Dunham said that they “might” port the game and that is because we still do not know what the Nintendo NX is.
If indeed, the Nintendo NX is powerful enough, then I guess it will be possible that the Rocket League be ported to the Nintendo NX.
But, the second reason why Rocket League is still an afterthought is that Dunham and his team wants to know if people would really want a Nintendo NX port.
The upcoming Nintendo game console will not be released until March next year and it is unclear if the game will be popular until then.
I guess, the only way to play the game is by using other gaming platforms available on the market today.
Still, I am positive that the company is looking forward to porting the game to the Nintendo NX. Fingers crossed!Read More