INTRO: Nintendo is working to launch a refreshed version of the Switch gaming console early next year. Nintendo’s plans to launch an upgraded Switch console were first reported by Economic Daily News, followed by a couple of specifics by Bloomberg. The Switch was launched back in March 2017.
As per reports, the corporate is getting to launch the console alongside a lineup of the latest games. While the precise lineup remains unknown for now, the report suggests that it’ll be a mixture of casual and mainstream titles. Nintendo seems to be performing on the sports lineup for a short time now, which is why the corporate didn’t announce new major titles this year.
According to Bloomberg‘s sources, the new Switch may offer 4K graphics and a far better computing capability. It seems like Nintendo has not finalized the specifications just yet. Economic Daily News, on the opposite hand, expects ‘interactive higher, more beautiful picture quality.’ With all that said, do confine mind that Nintendo has not officially confirmed the news thus far.
During the April-June quarter, Nintendo regained traction in sales for Switch, primarily thanks to ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’. Over 11 million copies of the sport were sold within the first 11 days. The brand managed to sell almost 5.68 million Nintendo Switch units within the quarter. In total, Nintendo sold over 61 million Switch consoles since 2017. Moreover, Apex Legends is additionally coming to modify by the top of the year. It will be interesting to ascertain if this will boost the console’s sales once more.