A classy move.
Yesterday, Nintendo held a presentation in which plenty of news regarding the upcoming Nintendo Switch including its release date, price, and a look at many of its upcoming games. It was a great night for Nintendo fans and, despite the two companies being rivals, Xbox’s engineering lead Mike Ybarra took to Twitter t congratulate Nintendo.
He may work for team Xbox but even Ybarra couldn’t contain his excitement, saying:
— Mike Ybarra 💻🕹 (@XboxQwik) January 13, 2017
This actually isn’t the first time a member of the Xbox team has praised the Nintendo Switch. Following the console’s announcement last year, Xbox head Phil Spencer was asked by a gamer on Twitter what his thoughts on the new platform was and he was very complimentary.
@Nexi_Dios I'm always impressed with their ability to state a bold vision and build a product that delivers on that vision..
— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) October 20, 2016
Nintendo, Xbox, and Sony may be rivals, but it’s nice when one of them sets an example for us gamers with a classy moves like this. Props to Mike Ybarra. The Nintendo Switch is set to be released on March 3 for $300.