As it was predicted,a new Nintendo Switch model is coming next year to help keep sales going strong. This is according to a report from The Wall Street Journal, which sources the information to suppliers and other people with “Direct knowledge” of Nintendo’s plans and Nintendo’s Switch news.
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People with the knowledge of the discussion said that Nintendo is still debating what new hardware and software features to include in the upgrade and weighing the cost of the features. At present, the only possibility is in sight and it is that the Nintendo will improve the Switch’s display with the update as informed by the sources.
The display on the current edition of the Switch lacks some of the tech found in modern smartphones. A new display could make the tablet smaller and more energy efficient. The sources also mentioned that the updated Switch model could launch as soon as summer 2019. It is expected and normal for platform holders to update their consoles over time in part due to new technology becoming viable and to drive interest and spur sales.
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that thIt is evidente new Switch model does not appear to be a generational change like the one from Wii U to Switch, but instead a smaller scale upgrade of components such as potentially the display and other elements. The report of the Wall Street Journal, specifically states that the new Switch model will share many features with the original model and play existing games.
The Wall Street Journal reported in March that Nintendo switch release would wait until 2019 or later to release the first Switch hardware revision, with the company instead of focusing on beefing up the Switch online features. That is precisely what happened, as Nintendo recently launched its Nintendo Switch Online paid membership.
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Back in January, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima teased that the Switch will have a longer life cycle than previous Nintendo consoles. He further mentioned that, Up until now, the hardware lifecycle has trended at around five or six years, but it would be very interesting if they could prolong that life cycle.
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As of the current reports by June 30, Nintendo has sold 19.67 million Switch units and 86.93 million games worldwide which is considered as a good record sale. One of the witch’s neck big games is Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which launches in early December and is sure to be a big-time system seller.
However, it defied all exceptions with its hybrid console. Alongside the Switch’s release was the universally praised The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, giving it the killer app it needed to quickly rise to the top of console sales charts. Other than this there are many games from the Switch that received a score of 8 or higher on GameSpot since the console’s release.