Rumor: Nintendo will begin mass production of the new Switch model in the first quarter of 2023 (Updated)

At the end of September Nintendo released Switch lite, characterized by a more affordable price, thereby significantly increasing family sales. However, the company is not going to stop there. According to Taiwanese edition Digiimes, the Japanese manufacturer plans to release another new Switch model in mid-2020.

It is reported that mass production of the device will begin in the first quarter of this year. A number of suppliers of components for the upcoming console shared this data with reporters.

Information was immediately picked up by an employee The Wall Street Journal Takashi Motizukiwho tweeted that he reported a similar outcome back in August last year. Then he noted that “Nintendo has ideas for further upgrading the Switch line to extend the platform’s life cycle.”

Earlier analyst Serkan Toto of Kantan games predicted in an interview with that Nintendo will release Switch pro in 2023 for $ 399. He believes that the updated model will boast support for 4K resolution and large-volume cartridges.

Nintendo is currently selling the standard model for 299, and the portable Switch Lite for $ 199.

[Обновление]: Digitimes also approvesthat the new Switch will receive a magnesium alloy case (instead of the standard plastic) and will be equipped with an improved processor.

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