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Skylanders: Swap Force
|Skylanders: Swap Force|
|Developer(s)||Vicarious Visions, Beenox|
|Release date(s)|| NA October 13, 2013|
AUS October 16, 2013
EU October 18, 2013
|Mode(s)||Single-player, Multiplayer (2), Co-op (2)|
|Input methods||Wii Remote + Nunchuk, Skylander Portal|
|GameIDs||SVXF52, SVXP52, SVXI52, SVXY52, SVXE52|
Skylanders: Swap Force is a platformer video game developed by Vicarious Visions/Beenox and published by Activision for the Wii. It is the third main game in the Skylanders video game and toy franchise, following 2012's Skylanders: Giants, which was a direct sequel to 2011's Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure.
The gameplay for Swap Force is based on the two previous games. Players use a portal to bring real life action figures into the video game. However, Skylanders are now able to jump, and they have exchangeable top and bottom halves that allows the player to mix and match. Because of the new features, a new Portal of Power is required and Swap Force is only available as a starter pack.
Portal of Power
Skylanders: Swap Force uses the Portal of Power but it's not emulated by Dolphin. A real Portal of Power can be used in Dolphin by installing proper drivers with Zadig. Follow the same install instructions for the GameCube Controller Adapter for Wii U but instead of selecting "WUP-028" in the pulldown menu, use "Spyro Porta". After doing this, the Portal of Power will work in Dolphin just fine whenever plugged in.
(Replace the WinUSB driver and it will work flawlessly with the latest version of dolphin) Tested in Dolphin 4.0-9330
There are no reported problems with this title.
No configuration changes are known to affect compatibility for this title.
The graph below charts the compatibility with Skylanders: Swap Force since Dolphin'srelease, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This title has been tested on the environments listed below:
|Win 10||Core i5 2550M||Intel Integrated HD 3000 Graphics||Worked flawlessly after I replaced the WinUSB drivers using Zadig. FYI Don't use savestates. It will crash.||Benjamin Wilson|