Nintendo reportedly plans a smaller Switch console

September 10, 2019 | | Post a Comment

first_imgA smaller version of the Nintendo Switch may come out later this year.  Óscar Gutiérrez/CNET A lite version of the Nintendo Switch is in the works, says a Thursday report. Nintendo is planning to offer a smaller version of the Switch hybrid console to make the gaming device more portable, according to a report from Japanese publication Nikkei. Nintendo told manufacturing partners and game developers about the plan, the publication said.The new model will be easier to carry around, though its functionality will be limited, according to Neowin’s translation of the Nikkei report. The smaller Switch device may appear in mid-2019. This comes after October rumors that Nintendo may release an updated version of the Switch as soon as the summer of 2019. In September, the gaming giant launched Nintendo Switch Online, a subscription service that costs $20 a year and lets users play games in multiplayer mode and gives them a library of classic titles. Nintendo reportedly may also launch another subscription service this year. The rumored service will reportedly target users who don’t mind spending a lot of money on in-app purchases. Nintendo didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. Nikkei is the largest Japanese business newspaper and has accurately predicted the arrival of new Nintendo products before. Best Super Bowl TV deals: Buying a new TV for the big game? These are your best choices.How to watch the Super Bowl: Watch the game in the US for free, on TV or online. How To • How to transfer your Nintendo Switch account to a new Switch V2 Mentioned Above Nintendo Switch (Gray) See it $299 Preview • Nintendo Switch: All the latest details See It Comments Amazon Best Buy $299 News • Are you a Nintendo Switch docker or hander? Gaming Gadgets Mobile See It Nintendo Switch $309 Walmart See It Nintendo Review • Nintendo Switch review: Pure fun on a big-screen TV or on the go $289 CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Share your voice 4 Tagslast_img

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