Nintendo Switch 2?
We all knew it was coming and finally Nintendo has confirmed it. Although they are still pretty tight lipped on what exactly the newest Switch will be called. Hopefully they learned from the ridiculous naming mistake of the Wii U.
Nintendo recently started spending more on R&D saying it was for “the next platform”.
Now they haven’t specifically said that the “next console” is the Switch 2 (or Switch pro) but based on the high sales volume for Nintendo Switches still it is very unlikely that we are to see something completely new yet.
That being said they have also been taking their time with this next release which points in favor of us seeing some substantial upgrades to the current version of the switch. It is highly doubtful that after all this time they’ll simply come out saying “It’s got a better screen and battery!” and nothing else. They’ve already done that upgrade once making little fanfare themselves about it at the time. If it is an upgraded Switch I can’t wait to see what features it’ll contain.
A few things that I would like to see are:
Bluetooth headset connectivity built in
A better kickstand or dual kickstands.
Ability to have applications like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, ect.
I also wouldn’t complain about having a longer battery and higher resolution.
Now there is no release date set but if we are to see it this year I would expect it around the Christmas holiday to bolster their initial sales upon release. It may be a ways away but I already know what I want for Christmas.
Written by Sandoozee
Co-Founder of Time Wasters. Couch co-ops, games that can be made into drinking games, and anything open world. Grew up on Nintendo but I have been putting considerable time into the Playstation 4. Nintendo will always have my heart.
Currently playing: Stardew Valley Splitscreen and Mario Sunshine
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