Nintendo is reportedly asking game developers to make their future titles 4k-ready which sparks rumors that a new high-resolution Nintendo Switch is coming next year.
According to a Bloomberg report, Nintendo has been planning to increase the production for Nintendo Switch but what caught the eyes of fans is a brief mention of the Japanese gaming giant’s request.
Third-party game developers have been reportedly asked by Nintendo to make their future games for the Switch as 4k-ready. This implies that Nintendo is considering a new Switch model that can produce higher resolution than the existing Switch console is capable of.
The report came right after rumors that a new Nintendo switch console that has a better display is coming next year. The rumors revealed that the new console has entered production and will be launched sometime during the first quarter of 2021.
There have been rumors of a Nintendo Switch Pro for months now, with several reports that it will be released on January 2021. However, Nintendo quickly denied these rumors stating that they have no plans of releasing a new Nintendo Switch any time soon.
Switch Pro predictions:
– 4K docked, 1080p handheld
– New Joy-Con that work on both standard and Pro, has a D-Pad
– Priced at $400 USD
– Previous Switch 3rd Party ports will get updated for the Pro (ex. Fortnite at 60fps and improved visuals)
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Bloomberg also revealed that Nintendo is now recovering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on its supply chain. Nintendo is now increasing the production of the existing Switch models again to meet the demands of consumers. Nintendo plans to release 30 million units for this fiscal year.
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