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Nintendo President Comments On New Switch Hardware

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Rumors have circulated for months and months that Nintendo is engaged on some type of up to date Switch {hardware}, a “Nintendo Switch Pro” that may characteristic a much bigger display screen and be able to outputting in 4K decision. But E3 has come and gone and Nintendo didn’t announce any such system. Is all hope gone that we may see an upgraded Switch earlier than the tip of the 12 months? Maybe. Or perhaps not. Nintendo is holding all of its playing cards very near the vest.

President of Nintendo of America Doug Bowser addressed among the Switch Pro rumors in a recent interview with The Washington Post, saying, “We are always looking at technology and how technology can enhance gameplay experiences. It’s not technology for technology’s sake. It’s how specifically can technology enhance a gameplay experience. And then where do you apply that technology? Do you want to apply it on current existing hardware or platforms, or do you want to wait for the next platform? And then what’s the right gameplay experience with that? There’s a host of factors that goes into it, and it’s something we’re always looking at.”

Bowser could have sidestepped the query about new {hardware} a bit, however he went on to say, “As we enter into our fifth year, Nintendo Switch really is redefining what a console life cycle can look like, and the vibrancy of that overall life cycle with a strong cadence of content,” Bowser stated.

Nintendo won’t have to launch new {hardware} anytime quickly. To date, the Switch has offered 85 million consoles as of April, and stays one in every of Nintendo most profitable items of {hardware}. Does that imply the corporate received’t launch a Switch improve sooner or later? No. The actual query is when? And the reply to that’s anybody’s guess (so go for it).

For extra on what Bowser thinks of Nintendo as a complete be sure to learn The Washington Post’s full article.

[Source: The Washington Post]

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