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Nintendo Reportedly Beefing Up Switch Production | Tom’s Hardware

The Nintendo Switch may have launched nearly six years ago, but it’s proven to have some serious staying power, redefining what a console generation looks like through its lifetime.In fact, according to reports, Nintendo plans to increase the number of consoles it manufactures. from bloomberg, shipped approximately 21 million switch systems in the fiscal year ended March.

Nintendo has reportedly informed suppliers that it plans to manufacture more units in the next fiscal year starting in April. We can see the way the system continues to be popular.

The Switch was especially hard to find early in the pandemic, as people stayed indoors and looked for entertainment while Nintendo battled chip shortages like other electronics makers.

But Nintendo’s console is showing its age in one respect. The Nvidia Tegra X1 system-on-chip was released two years before the Switch launched. Many of Nintendo’s first-party games still run fine on the hardware (although there were some performance concerns). Pokemon Scarlet Violet), games ported from other systems don’t do well with graphics.

Rumors of a next-gen Switch have been swirling for years. In 2021, at the peak of speculation, Nintendo will release a Switch with an OLED screen. This includes a larger panel, but the same SOC. There is a possibility

The Switch lineup starts at $199.99 for the Switch Lite, $249.99 for the regular Switch, and $349 for the Switch OLED. The low price may be attractive as fears of a potential recession swirl around.

In 2023, Nintendo’s flagship titles will be The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdomwill be released on May 12th. It is the sequel to the blockbuster. The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild (Released at the time of the Switch launch), so it might help boost sales. It’s not surprising.

Some rumors suggest that a new console could accompany that game, or it could be cross-platform with the current Switch, but nothing concrete at this point. There is no

Other games that could help boost Switch sales this year include: Fire Emblem Engage (Coming out today)Bayonetta Origins Cereza and the Lost Demon There will also be some games on other systems. Hogwarts Legacy, Disgaea 7, tales of symphonia remastered When Octopath Traveler II.

But it looks like the Switch and its Tegra X1 can last a little longer. Nintendo seems confident.

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