Consumer choice, specifically as it relates to how we play games, has become increasingly prevalent in a technological landscape loaded with options. The concept has undoubtedly played a role in the success of Nintendo Switch, which lets players choose between traditional and on-the-go gaming.
That choice has given new life to old games, paving the way for a Switch catalogue filled with high-quality ports. Sure, you may have played Skyrim twice on Xbox and once on PC, but with the Switch version, you can play it anywhere. It’s a novelty you may have expected to wear off, but the market for these ports has proven durable, and the games listed below show why.
As publishers continue to bring their games to Switch — Doom 1-3 and Pillars of Eternity were announced last week — we wanted to pause and rank the 11 best examples of these ports done right.