Nintendo is reportedly engaged on a brand new console that could possibly be launched by 2024. The launch date could also be delayed to keep away from stock points and competitors from extra highly effective units just like the Xbox Sequence S/X, PlayStation 5, and Valve Steam Deck, in line with a report by a media publication.
VGC in a report stated that the brand new console is anticipated to come back with a less expensive LCD display screen as a substitute of an OLED show and a cartridge slot.
There’s nonetheless no readability on the backward compatibility of Swap video games (each on cartridges and downloaded). Nintendo hopes to get lots of the over 100 million Swap customers to improve to the brand new system, however another recreation makers fear that this might damage the gross sales of their video games made for the brand new system, in line with the report.
Final yr, Nintendo denied rumours of a 4K console and solely launched an OLED model of the Swap this yr with no main upgrades. Nonetheless, the report claims that growth kits for the brand new console are already with builders and that growth goes effectively, in line with Nikkei Asia.
It’s presently unknown whether or not the brand new console may have 4K decision or improved efficiency, and Nintendo has not formally confirmed or denied the existence of a brand new console.
“The unique Swap launched over three years after PS4 and Xbox One, which proved to be an efficient transfer for Nintendo. A second half 2024 launch for Swap 2 could be practically 4 years after PS5 and Xbox Sequence X and S, so we might see the same ‘mid-cycle’ launch for Nintendo,” VGC quoted Tokyo-based business guide Dr Serkan Toto as saying.
Followers are eagerly anticipating Nintendo’s subsequent era of gaming, and rumours of a brand new console are certain to maintain them excited for the long run.
In the meantime, Nintendo Swap On-line members can now take pleasure in two extra Sport Boy titles from the Legend of Zelda collection: Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons. They’re obtainable on Nintendo Swap On-line beginning July 27.
The video games have been first launched in 2001, and so they have distinctive gameplay mechanics that allow Hyperlink to control time and seasons to resolve puzzles and discover the territories of Labrynna and Holodrum. The 2 video games, Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons have been beforehand accessible on the 3DS, however they have been faraway from the market after the 3DS eShop was shut down.
Zelda: Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons are very completely different video games. They’ve separate tales and gameplay kinds, with Ages being extra puzzle-oriented and Seasons being extra combat-focused.