• Details Surface on Two Rumored Nintendo Switch Models

    2 monthes ago - By Game Skinny

    The Wall Street Journal 's Takashi Mochizuki claims, via Nintendo Everything, that Nintendo will release a budget Switch and a more powerful Switch this year, possibly as soon as summer.
    Mochizuki says his sources are from "people who've seen them" and are familiar with hardware development, including software developers and parts suppliers.
    Allegedly, the goal behind developing two new models is to increase sales by targeting two specific markets: the core gamer and the casual gamer. This move would likely be in response to earlier cuts in the Switch's sales forecast .
    The report says the...
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  • Report: Nintendo planning two new Switch models

    Report: Nintendo planning two new Switch models

    2 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

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    Nintendo has plans to release two new models of the Nintendo Switch "as early as this summer," according to a Wall Street Journal report citing "parts suppliers and software developers for Nintendo."
    One model would be a higher-end system with enhanced hardware akin to the Xbox One X or PS4 Pro , though not as powerful as either, according to the report. The other would be a "cheaper option" intended to replace the aging Nintendo DS, whose sales have finally started to collapse .
    This cheaper Switch would reportedly cut costs by losing features such as controller vibration. That's...
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