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8.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 49 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 39 out of 49
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  1. Nov 21, 2018
    10
    Very great port of a game. The gameplay is fluid and fast-paced, the action is satisfying and the graphics are great for the switch. The game feels so fluid and working and has excellent motion blur making the game seem like 60fps when playing in 30fps. Great port onto a less-powerful console.
  2. Nov 21, 2018
    6
    The game is fine on Switch. In every aspect of the game Panic Button does an excellent job! Except controls of movement and camera, but maybe it's DE's fault. Two things in overall feels weird.

    1st: Left and right sticks have giant center deadzones, it needs to be redused (be smaller) by 1/2 or even 3/4. This problem leads to clumsy aiming and overall warframe movement when try to
    The game is fine on Switch. In every aspect of the game Panic Button does an excellent job! Except controls of movement and camera, but maybe it's DE's fault. Two things in overall feels weird.

    1st: Left and right sticks have giant center deadzones, it needs to be redused (be smaller) by 1/2 or even 3/4. This problem leads to clumsy aiming and overall warframe movement when try to smoothly aim and follow the target, or slowly walk or sneak closely to enemies with such crappy stick setup.

    2nd: Bigger delay (about 1/2 slower than on PC with same 30 fps locked and with connected Xbox 360 controller) when run, walk or sprint and try to slide with pressing and holding L button. It confuses and you frantically trying to figure out, this is something with a game or something with joy-cons. (joy-cons fully working ones, in other games L button works well).

    I hope Digital Extremes and Panic Button can fix this issues and the game will be more enjoyable.
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  3. Dec 8, 2018
    10
    The game itself is amazing. The quality mass of content it offers for free is unbelievable. The switch version adds portability and motion controls to the game which makes it irresistible to play anytime, anywhere and in the most precise way on any console. I love it !
  4. Dec 1, 2018
    9
    I have played upwards of 1k hours so far, and experienced most of what the game has to offer. I can say for certain that while some of the quests outlive their novelty, the core gameplay is absolutely fantastic. The community is overwhelmingly polite and helpful, the devs clearly care about and take care of the game, and though bugs are a regular occurrence they are patched out muchI have played upwards of 1k hours so far, and experienced most of what the game has to offer. I can say for certain that while some of the quests outlive their novelty, the core gameplay is absolutely fantastic. The community is overwhelmingly polite and helpful, the devs clearly care about and take care of the game, and though bugs are a regular occurrence they are patched out much faster than most other games I have ever played. Expand
  5. Dec 15, 2018
    3
    Warframe and the 100 bugs, by Nintendo Switch.

    Panic button skipped a lot of corners...
  6. Nov 21, 2018
    9
    Very good game port. This is how things are done well Panic Button, a game full of menu options of all kinds and class, video (deep of field, bloom, ambient occlusion, blur effect, colours......), controls, interfaces, voice chat.........many companies should learn from Panic Button, how to port a video game to another platform. The optimization is very good to be a little powerfulVery good game port. This is how things are done well Panic Button, a game full of menu options of all kinds and class, video (deep of field, bloom, ambient occlusion, blur effect, colours......), controls, interfaces, voice chat.........many companies should learn from Panic Button, how to port a video game to another platform. The optimization is very good to be a little powerful platform and portable so small. Expand
  7. Nov 28, 2018
    10
    Fun and looks so pretty good on nintendo switch and it's free, now i can play this on my bed 10/10.
  8. Nov 29, 2018
    5
    This is a really poor port for the switch. I understand that they wanted to still have the same look as the PC and other console versions, but they can actually run warframe at a steady framerate. The switch's port is very buggy at the moment and hopefully they will improve it but right now it's not fun trying to run around at an average 15-20 fps. On the other hand some good things itThis is a really poor port for the switch. I understand that they wanted to still have the same look as the PC and other console versions, but they can actually run warframe at a steady framerate. The switch's port is very buggy at the moment and hopefully they will improve it but right now it's not fun trying to run around at an average 15-20 fps. On the other hand some good things it they do have complete control settings so you can change almost any button to any action. If you really want to play warframe on the go they sure give it a try but maybe the develeprots will give the switch the support it needs. Expand
  9. Jan 16, 2019
    8
    Techniquement très beau, Panic Button brille de nouveau pour leur travail sur ce portage.
    Le vrai point noir du jeu reste une interface trop chargé, on s'y perd comme beaucoup de jeux gratuits avec un mode multijoueurs. Et des textes trop **** Mais on lui pardonnera ce manque d'ergonomie par son prix... car Oui il est gratuit aussi sur Switch, ce qui réhausse légèrement sa note. Mais bon,
    Techniquement très beau, Panic Button brille de nouveau pour leur travail sur ce portage.
    Le vrai point noir du jeu reste une interface trop chargé, on s'y perd comme beaucoup de jeux gratuits avec un mode multijoueurs. Et des textes trop **** Mais on lui pardonnera ce manque d'ergonomie par son prix... car Oui il est gratuit aussi sur Switch, ce qui réhausse légèrement sa note. Mais bon, nous avons quand même un magnifique FPS avec un mode coop sympa. Un must have si vous avez de la place sur votre carte mémoire.
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Metascore
86

Generally favorable reviews - based on 5 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Dec 2, 2018
    90
    Warframe is a fantastic sci-fi shooter with a very consumer-friendly business model and a ton of free content.
  2. Nov 30, 2018
    85
    Warframe is definitely one of the best free to play games available right now, and a fantastic shooter in its own right. It's fun and frantic, with loads of content to sink your teeth into for hours. Whether by yourself, with friends or with random people found through matchmaking, this is a great game, well worth your time.
  3. Nov 28, 2018
    88
    The Switch version looks and plays incredibly well, and allows us to play one of the best free-to-play games ever made wherever we want… as long as there’s an internet connection. Give it a try on the platform of your choice –you won’t regret it.