Microsoft explains how to make it possible to play 'Call of Duty' on Nintendo Switch, while Sony fears that the quality of the PlayStation version will be intentionally lowered


acquisition of Activision Blizzard is under scrutiny from US and EU regulators for violating antitrust laws. In order to finalize the acquisition, Microsoft has signed a contract to supply Call of Duty to competitor Nintendo's platform for 10 years , but how can you play Call of Duty on the low-spec Nintendo Switch? We will explain in the documents submitted to the regulatory authority whether to

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Microsoft details how it could get Call of Duty: Warzone running on Switch - The Verge

Microsoft claims it can get Call of Duty Warzone and MW2 running natively on Switch | VGC

Microsoft has submitted documents to the UK's Competition and Market Authority (CMA) explaining how Call of Duty can be played on Nintendo Switch. In this document, Microsoft will play ' Call of Duty: Warzone ' and ' Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II ' on the Nintendo Switch, which has inferior specs to stationary game consoles such as PlayStation 5 (PS5) and Xbox Series X. It explains how to make it work.

A particularly important point is that the game engine used in Warzone is the 'PC released in 2015' before the Xbox One that appeared in 2015 and the Nintendo Switch released in 2017. The point is that it is 'optimized to run on a wide range of hardware' including GPUs for. In addition, Microsoft pointed out that it is fully possible to play Warzone on Nintendo Switch, as Activision Blizzard provides a mobile version of Warzone that runs natively on smartphones with lower specs than Nintendo Switch.

In addition, Microsoft noted that ``Activision Blizzard has a long history of optimizing game performance to match available hardware capabilities,'' highlighting its achievements so far. In addition, technically, by applying the technology that has enabled graphical games such as Apex Legends, Doom Eternal, and Fort Knight to run on Nintendo Switch, porting the Call of Duty series to Nintendo Switch argued that it was possible.

If you've played the Nintendo Switch version of Fortnite, you'll notice that the 3D graphics are much less accurate than the PS5 and PC versions. Still, you can play Fort Knight on the Nintendo Switch enough, so ``In fact, there is no problem playing the Nintendo Switch version of Fort Knight and the PS5 or Xbox version of Fort Knight together,'' The Verge points out.

Therefore, by taking measures such as lowering the quality of in-game graphics in the same way in the Call of Duty series, it may not look as good as PS5 or Xbox Series X, but it will be possible to play on Nintendo Switch. Verge noted.

In addition, Microsoft's president, Brad Smith, said on Twitter that he plans to provide Sony with the same contract as the contract 'to provide Xbox games for 10 years' with Nintendo and NVIDIA. , Sony has not issued a statement on this matter.

And newly, in Sony's CMA filings , Microsoft will raise the price of the PlayStation version of Call of Duty, make Call of Duty available only on Xbox Game Pass, and strategically or accidentally PlayStation It is also clear that he expressed concern that the quality and performance of the Call of Duty version could be degraded.

Sony is worried that Microsoft will sabotage Call of Duty for the PlayStation - The Verge

Sony says Microsoft may release a PlayStation version of Call of Duty 'where bugs and errors emerge only on the game's final level or after later updates' | games-final-level-or-after-later-updates

Citing the example of Modern Warfare II, Sony claims that 'most Call of Duty games are bought in the first few weeks of release.' In addition, 'If the PlayStation version proves to perform worse than the Xbox version, fans of the Call of Duty series may be afraid to play on a platform with poor performance and may choose to play on Xbox. 'He also expressed concern that Microsoft might intentionally reduce the performance of the PlayStation version of Call of Duty and take measures to attract fans to Xbox.

We also fear that Microsoft may make Call of Duty available only on Xbox Game Pass, preventing the Call of Duty series from being offered on Sony's competing service, PlayStation Plus.

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