I don't see how that can even be an argument pro-XOne pseudo-BC
Maybe you should get your eyes checked then. Their approach of BC on the XOne led to their much larger support of it on the Series X|S, which led to Sony having to embrace it (though not as well), which could lead to it finally becoming an industry standard, which would benefit us once Nintendo adopted it indefinitely. To make it clearer than this, only with a drawing.
Past games were meant to run under certain specs,
Oh yes. Please tell me you only play older games on a CRT TV, I beg you. I mean, it baffles me that Phil Spencer is not in jail for doing what he did. Getting old games to play in higher resolutions, with HDR and a steady framerate, at no add
itional cost? The nerve of that guy.
I would rather have my games run from the physical media. Call me old-fashioned if you will.
So I guess PC, PS4, One are completely out of the question for you. Or anything going forward. And indie games. Heck, if you're such a purist for the games having to run from the physical media, go all in. Never download patches again. DLC? Forget about it. I mean, you don't want to be a hypocrite, do you?
By that logic the OG Xbox One (prior to OneX and S)
Different models from the same console are same gen. Otherwise we would be much farther ahead than 8th to 9th.
"Both the Wii U and the Switch are from this current gen, in case you don't you know."
So your logic is that Nintendo has two systems that didn't co-exist in the same gen? You are free to follow that logic. I won't, I wouldn't want us both to be wrong
"But I answer your convoluted question with a simpler question: If the Wii U isn't from Gen 8, then is BotW a past-gen game? I would love to read your clarification."
Ahhh, you answer by not answering. You should consider a career in politics
But since I am not afraid of answering questions, I'll answer yours this time. But keep in mind. You don't answer my previous question in your next reply I will consider it your forfeit.
The BotW situation is akin to other games that released before. Let's look at Twilight Princess first. It came out on the Wii and the GameCube. Both consoles with extremely similar horsepower, graphics and games, but are different generations (was it too subtle for you?). The game was a cross-generation game. It released in both, though unfortunately not at the same time.
Another example is Assassin's Creed Black Flag. It released on PS3, 360, PS4, XOne and Wii U. So it released on all consoles out at the time. It released on two different generations, making it also a cross-gen game. The same will happen this year with AC Valhalla.
There are other games where this happened, but I think those 3 are enough.
Now, the Wii U was a console from the same gen as the PS4 and XOne, may it rest in peace. So when you consider that it was dead and buried in 2017 AND that a new system from the same manufacturer took its place, the Wii U can be labeled last-gen as far as Nintendo is concerned. BotW itself is still a cross-gen game since the Switch is alive and kicking.
See, I answered your question. So I expect you to answer mine from the previous post + a new one.
In which generation does the 3DS fit? Think not only about that, but why I even asked this question.
have a pleasant day