Hard on the heels of Nintendo’s rollout of itssubscription program for its portable game console, news emerges that the company may be planning an updated version as early as the summer of 2019, just over two years on from the device’s launch.
That’s according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, which claims that some “suppliers and others with direct knowledge of the plan” passed on the information.
The article speculates that one component ripe for upgrade is the screen, which isn’t as bright or contrasty as the phone screens we’ve become accustomed to, and harder to see in bright sunlight.
While Switch hardware may not be flying off the shelves the way it used to, new games keep coming. Just this weekarrived for Switch Online.
Nintendo’s not the only console maker looking at updates. At E3 2018, Microsoft announced its, which the .
Nintendo did not immediately respond to a request for comment.