The studio declined to share additional information, though.
The early-Noughties virtual family pet website Neopets might be coming to a Nintendo Switch near you.Nothing’s yet set
in stone, however according to a new report by the Washington Post (₤) that checks out the impact of the death of Adobe Flash on a whole generation of flash games, Neopets’ current development team is reportedly looking to bring it to Nintendo’s family-favourite handheld console.
Journalist Shannon Liao exposed that throughout interviews for the short article, the Neopets team supposedly said it is “thinking about bringing the video game to the Nintendo Switch” however “declined to share further information”.
It’s the “declined to share more information” bit that’s got fans excited, hinting that efforts to port the video games to Nintendo Switch might currently be underway.
The Neopets group is thinking of bringing the game to the Nintendo Switch but declined to share additional information.
— Shannon Liao (@Shannon_Liao) April 8, 2021
And yes, although it’s old enough to drink on both sides of the pond now, Neopets is still going strong today and even has a mobile version out. Given that 2014, it’s been run by United States developer JumpStart games which is in turn owned by Chinese online gaming publisher NetDragon.Only last year, a Canadian TELEVISION business got the television rights to the Neopets franchise and confirmed that an animated program is now in the pipeline. The first episode is expected to launching later this year.
Founded in the UK by a number of bored university trainees, Neopets quickly attracted business backing to turn into a video gaming platform visited by millions of people every day, generating console game spin-offs and an entire load of product.