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Nintendo Is Releasing A Smaller, Cheaper Switch This Year

Posted On: Feb 1, 2019   |   Posted By: Know your mobile

Nintendo Is Releasing A Smaller, Cheaper Switch This Year

Damien McFerran 01/02/2019 - 8:46am
Aimed solely at portable play?
Rumours of new Switch hardware have been circulating since last year, with reports suggesting that Nintendo is looking to maintain the amazing sales momentum of its hybrid system with a new, more powerful 'Pro' model.
However, according to Japanese news outlet Nikkei , the company could be taking the opposite approach in 2019. It is being reported that Nintendo is already in the advance stages of creating a smaller, cheaper and more portable Switch SKU which will launch early this year.
According to Nikkei, Nintendo has already informed publishers and suppliers that the new console is incoming, and that it will be accompanied by an online subscription service aimed at hardware gamers who are willing to "pay more" for their digital content. Nintendo already operates its Switch Online Service, which grants access to online gameplay, cloud saves and a small selection of free NES games each month, but it hasn't challenged Sony and Microsoft's...

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