The New Nintendo Switch model isn’t entirely what we expected
This story about a (sort of) upgraded Nintendo Switch, boiled down, in 1:24 minutes.
What’s the fuss?
The highly successful Nintendo Switch is getting an upgrade. The new specifications are welcome, but falls short of what was rumoured.
When the Nintendo Switch first came out in 2017, it revolutionized how we game.
- The prospect of seamlessly taking the at-home gaming experience on-the-go is still unmatched, which is why these consoles are still consistently sold out to this day.
- 5 years since its initial release, Nintendo finally announced an upgraded version of the console, which will cost $50 more than the original model.
The upgraded version, releasing in October, will feature a larger OLED screen, better speakers, and more storage space just to name a few.
- What is being dubbed as the Nintendo Switch OLED model isn’t entirely a surprise however, as rumours of the upgraded model began to swirl a couple months ago.
- But the features that were rumoured, notably 4K resolution capabilities, is a far cry to what we are actually getting.
Boiling it down
Nowadays, it’s common practice for gaming companies to release slightly upgraded versions of current consoles.
- Examples include Sony’s Playstation 4 Pro, Microsoft’s Xbox One X, and Nintendo’s 3DS XL.
- Not only does this strategy put a few more bucks in these companies’ pockets, but also helps to extend the console generation’s “shelf-life” before the next generation releases.