The player taming an Ikran in Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

Is Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Coming to the Nintendo Switch?

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora looks set to offer fans a truly immersive world, so it’s no surprise players want to see it on the Nintendo Switch.

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora has been a hotly anticipated video game for quite some time. After its first announcement, fans quickly began wistfully dreaming of the day they could fly on an Ikran over Pandora. Fortunately, the game is out now on PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC, allowing players to finally experience that freedom. Unfortunately, Nintendo Switch players have been left a little in the lurch. Many want to see the game ported to their favorite handheld platform. But is Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora coming to the Nintendo Switch? Here’s what you need to know.

Will Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Come to the Nintendo Switch?

No, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora won’t come to the Nintendo Switch on launch day or in the future. It is a next-gen exclusive title, meaning it is only releasing for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. This also means that it won’t be released on Xbox One or PlayStation 4. While we have seen some truly exceptional ports of modern triple-A games, such as Hogwarts Legacy, fans should not expect a Nintendo Switch port of Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora.

The game is simply too big and too complex to run on the Nintendo Switch’s dated hardware. The sheer scale of the map, combined with the immersive elements only possible thanks to the quicker hardware of next-gen consoles and higher-end PCs, means that it would be impossible to get it to run on the Nintendo Switch. In fact, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora’s requirements are so high it won’t even run on the Steam Deck, a substantially more powerful handheld console.

The player shooting a mech in Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

If the rumored Switch 2 ends up being a significant upgrade, it’s possible that Frontiers of Pandora could be ported. However, not only has that console not been officially announced, but it’s also extremely unlikely that it would be able to run the game. That’s everything you need to know about Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora on the Nintendo Switch. For more guides just like this one, be sure to check out our Games Hub.

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