Nintendo is offering an improved Switch replacement starting in September –

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Nintendo is offering an improved Switch replacement starting in September – fr


Nintendo Co. plans to begin assembly of its new Switch as early as July and release the improved replacement for its four-year-old gaming console in September or October, people familiar with the matter have said.
The new console, which will likely be priced higher than the original at $ 299, could be announced ahead of the E3 conference starting June 12 to allow publishers to showcase their full lineup of Switch games at the global event, the people said, asking not to be named. because the plans are not yet public. It will be sold alongside the Switch Lite at $ 199, with the standard Switch being phased out over time.

Assemblers will start shipping the new model – whose trade name is only known to a handful of people at the Kyoto-based company – as early as July and production is expected to increase. until a peak in the October to December quarter. This despite widespread semiconductor shortages that have affected the supply of everything from automobiles to televisions, headphones and game consoles, including the Switch itself.

A Nintendo spokesperson declined to comment.

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