YL Switch Speculation Thread

Discussion and feedback for Playtonic's debut game, platformer adventure game Yooka-Laylee!

When Will Yooka-Laylee Release on Nintendo Switch?

June
0
No votes
July
1
4%
August
2
8%
September
2
8%
October
3
13%
November
6
25%
December
4
17%
2018
2
8%
Never
4
17%
 
Total votes: 24

Piet
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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby Piet » Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:04 am


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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby Rueckkoppler » Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:59 am


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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby NPChilla » Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:59 pm

It's still that case that YL on Nintendo Switch will be digital only, right?

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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby Rueckkoppler » Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:22 pm


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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby ShanPen » Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:37 am


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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby Piet » Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:52 am

I just can't understand that you guys are even talking/thinking about a physical version atm, while we don't know anything about the digital version yet...
That's even surpassing the 'wishful thinking' stage... :roll:

Oh and I must say Mario + Rabbids is a true masterpiece.
First, I thought this game was going to be sh*tty (in my mind there wasn't even a 1% change that I was going to buy it), but imho it's the 2nd best Switch game (JUST after BotW) atm.
And Grant's music is magnificent! <3
I.LOVE.IT.!

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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby ShanPen » Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:19 pm


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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby Piet » Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:32 pm

YES, AN UPDATE! FINALLY!!!

New Insert Coin t-shirts available.
That's the update we all wanted...
Right? RIGHT!!??

At this moment, nobody can deny anymore that this is taking WAY TOO LONG... Fact. :roll:

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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby Rueckkoppler » Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:52 pm

I'll try to not think about the game and respond here until we got news... okay crap, I just did.

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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby Piet » Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:29 pm

The last Switch version "update" was on August 4th (so, more than a month ago) and it was only a screenshot.
That communication skills tho! :O

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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby ShanPen » Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:52 pm


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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby FailureFactory » Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:22 am

The whining here has become unbearable. Curiously enough, things don't happen faster if you complain about them every other day, Piet. And spreading your misery won't make it go away, either. What could would be if you tried not focusing on Yooka-Laylee for a week or two. Because honestly, the game's not worth it. When you play it, you'll see that and be disappointed. And this is true regardless of how good you think the game is, because nothing would be worth the agony you make yourself - and everybody trying to enjoy themselves here - go through.

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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby ninjafox1989 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:11 pm

With the Nintendo Direct coming tomorrow hopefully we will hear some news on the Switch version.

I keep been tempted to buy the physical PS4 version as it's only £20 but as I backed the Wii U version originally then moved to the Switch I really want to hold off as I think the portability will be good.

I can't see me been disappointed with Yooka-Laylee, when I played it at EGX last year I had a big smile on my face through the whole demo and loved it.

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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby SenSx » Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:29 pm

I doubt we hear anything during the Nintendo Direct.
They said news will come from their own sources.

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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby Piet » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:46 am


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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby metalreflectslime » Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:42 am

There was no mention of Yooka-Laylee in yesterday's Nintendo Direct.

I think Yooka-Laylee will release on the Nintendo Switch in 2018.

The NS port will be dead on arrival as few people would want to play it with Super Mario Odyssey already released.

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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby Piet » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:25 pm


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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby baker_boy0017 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:50 pm

Yeah, at this point I highly doubt Yooka-Laylee is releasing this year for Switch. Sure, there is still a chance, but I think yesterday's Nintendo Direct is pretty condemning evidence. I heard Playtonic (apparently?) said all YL info would be coming directly from them, so it is possible they just don't want to be involved in things like the Directs... but I feel I remember Andy Robinson commenting about the "Nindies" showcase a few weeks ago that they "missed" the deadline or something. The fact that they would miss another "deadline" for another Nintendo event suggests two things to me.

1. Yooka-Laylee may be a lot further away than we want to believe
2. Playtonic is very much hard at work making this game come to life on Switch, and can't afford to spend time doing any PR.

There is a bright side to all of this: by assuming the game won't launch until next year, news suggesting it will come this year will be a wonderful surprise.

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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby Piet » Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:08 pm


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Re: YL Switch Speculation Thread

Postby SenSx » Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:21 pm

Ok, I'm starting the game right now.

I have it on PC Steam, and have always planned to play it on this platform.
But I was waiting for the remaining content to play: DLC, Orchestral Score (won't surprise me if this is cancelled though), N64 Shader, and maybe other improvements.
I always wait for everything to be released before playing a game.
That is why I was waiting for the switch release, it would release them from the port, and enable them to work on the remaining stuff.

But I can't wait anymore, I'm weak...


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