Nintendo Switch Not Backward Compatible with 3DS or Wii U

nintendoswitch_hardware2-0Nintendo Switch won’t be able to play your library of Wii U discs or 3DS cartridges, as Nintendo has confirmed that its upcoming console doesn’t feature physical backwards compatibility.

When asked whether or not Switch can play physical Wii U or 3DS games, a representative from Nintendo responded to IGN with a simple “no.”

With regard to whether or not the console will offer digital backwards compatibility, the rep said that Nintendo has “nothing to announce on this topic” and “will make additional announcements about the Nintendo Switch hardware later, before the launch of the product.”

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