Nintendo Switch TWO: Huge News, Switch Mini release date may be 2019, say experts (Pic: NINTENDO)
Nintendo fans – prepare yourselves: new rumours suggest that you could be getting not just one, but two new consoles soon.
According to a report in the Japanese Nikkei newspaper, the Nintendo Switch will soon evolve to a family of consoles – similarly to the 3DS before it.
This process will begin device is said to be smaller and geared around portable play, according to Nikkei – though the report notes it will also be able to support TV play, too.
This more handheld focused machine will be a precursor for something more interesting though: a new, more powerful Nintendo Switch console that, as per the report, will actually be more of a next-gen machine.
This second version of the Switch is a major redesign of the current Nintendo Switch hardware that's available on the market now.
It seems likely that this is the same hardware that The Wall Street Journal has written about previously: a new, more powerful Switch console with better storage and higher-quality internal components.
This isn't the first time we've heard about these rumours: at the end of January, we heard an update to the rumour that Nintendo is expected to release a new version of the Nintendo Switch in some capacity by the end of 2019.
Japanese publication Nikkei reported at the end of January that Nintendo is likely bringing a cheaper, smaller Switch to the market sometime in the 2019 Financial Year (which means we're likely to see the updated console land between April 2019 to March 2020, if the rumors check out).
According to Nikkei, the updated version of the console will be “portable” and “easy to carry around” – is this Nintendo's attempt at finally having the Switch move into the territory occupied more by the 3DS?
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