The Japanese company Nintendo may add backward compatibility with games for the original Switch to its upcoming console, tentatively titled Switch 2. About it reports Universo Nintendo resource with reference to sources within the company. Previously released Nintendo consoles did not receive this feature.
Original Switch games will receive a number of performance and graphics improvements on the new console. According to Universo Nintendo, the company will introduce the new console in March 2024. With another source we talked in Reuters, where they learned that the Switch 2 is expected to be released at the end of 2024, and the console itself will boast a custom chip from Nvidia.
Information that Nintendo is going to release a new console in 2024 began to appear after Exhibitions Gamescom in August 2023. By data Universo Nintendo portal, Switch 2 will presumably receive 12 GB of RAM, support for ray tracing and DLSS 3.1 from Nvidia - this could make the device the only modern console to feature Nvidia's upscaling system. Insiders indicated that the price of the console could be around $400.
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