According to Nikkei, the renowned Japanese portal, Nintendo might launch a smaller and cheaper Nintendo Switch console variant this year. The new Nintendo Switch console would focus on portability, similarly to a performant smartphone and tablet device.
As reported by Nikkey, according to the translation made by Nintendo Everything, “they [Nintendo] are taking measures as for what is to come – one of those being a smaller version of the Switch. The company said that ‘couldn’t comment’ on their plans for the product, but has informed multiple suppliers and game development companies that they intend to release them as early as 2019. According to their affiliates, they are ‘miniaturizing the console with portability and playing outdoors in mind, as well as cutting features to reduce the price and expand the user base.'”
“The Switch’s monthly online service launched in 2018, and the company plans to launch a new service aimed at game enthusiasts willing to pay more sometime in 2019m,” Nikkei added, according to the translation made by Nintendo Everything.
New Nintendo Switch Console Would Be Smaller and Cheaper
“In a new report today, Japanese publication Nikkei claims to have information regarding Nintendo’s future plans for Switch. According to the outlet, a smaller version of the Switch is in the works and may release as early as this year,” reported Nintendo Everything.
According to some rumors that emerged via Nikkei, a Japanese portal, a new Nintendo Switch console would come out in 2019. It would be smaller and cheaper than the current-gen Nintendo Switch console, meaning that it focuses on portability.
Besides, the new Nintendo Switch console, which would be smaller and cheaper, will also be cheaper, meaning that increasingly more Nintendo fans would buy it, thus, Nintendo increasing its Nintendo Switch sales, something that the Japanese entertainment company has been wanting for some years now.
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