Since the launch of the Nintendo Switch in 2017, fans have been wondering if any classic titles would be making a return. Recently, rumours have surfaced that Neopets may be coming to the Switch. Neopets was an online virtual pet website back in the early 2000s, and it had a huge following of loyal fans who would play and interact with each other. Many players are hoping that the classic game will make a return on Nintendo’s console.
Neopets first appeared in late 1999 and quickly became one of the most popular websites for kids. It had over 40 million players worldwide and its popularity spawned several books, magazines, TV shows, video games, and even a trading card game. Players would create Neopet characters which they could feed, dress up, participate in minigames or explore special worlds. The world of Neopets was vast and imaginative, making it easy to lose yourself for hours on end.
Neopets was also an early pioneer of virtual currency with its own Neocash system that allowed players to buy clothes for their pets or other unique items from the site’s shop. Despite its success as a game for young children in 2000s, it eventually faded away due to newer generations of games such as Animal Crossing.
Rumors Of A Return On The Switch
After years of silence from Neopets’ developers about any plans for reviving the game, rumors emerged recently that it could be making a return on the Nintendo Switch. It has been reported that several people have tested out an early version of Neopets running on Nintendo’s console.
The rumors stem from gameplay videos posted online as well as screenshots taken during testing sessions. It appears that the Switch