Nintendo has announced Nintendo Switch Oled, a new model in the Nintendo Switch range. The Japanese company will publish this redesign of its hybrid platform next October 8th, yet US $ 349.99 price (European price not yet disclosed). After the original model of 2017 and Nintendo Switch Lite in 2019, a solely portable solution, we already have the third member of the family here.
Will be sold in Two colors: in white (white joy-con, black body and white base) and in neon red / neon blue (neon red Joy-Con, the other neon blue, black body and black base).
Nintendo Switch, what features does it have?
Contrary to what the leaks indicated, the new console model will not reach 4K. It is intended to operate at 1920×1080 on tv (720p on laptop), with a framerate in mind of 60 fps. The screen, as the model name points out, will be You are. Although the size will be the same, the screen will now be 7 inches. It will have a new adjustable stand and offer improved audio, as well as a new Ethernet port. Refering to internal memory, on this occasion they have opted for the 64 GB as standard.
These are the modes in which we can play:
- TV mode: the Nintendo Switch console (model OLED) snaps into the dock for TV play. The built-in LAN port offers another way to connect to the internet in TV mode.
- Dessert mode: The stand on the back opens and the console screen is used to enjoy multiplayer games like never before with the two included Joy-Con controllers. The adjustable wide stand provides more stability and allows you to tilt the console at a greater angle for a better view of the screen.
- Portable Mode: users can take the console with them wherever they want and play with multiple friends locally * or online. The 7 inch OLED screen offers more vivid colors and high image contrast.
Nintendo Switch has sold 84.59 million consoles in four years
The commercial performance of the Nintendo Switch is superlative. According to the financial document published by the company, corresponding to the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021 (Q4 / FY2021), Nintendo Co., Ltd. has shipped 84.59 million units of the platform, of which 28.83 million Units correspond to the period from April 2020 to the end of March of this course. Absolute record of the last decade.
Initially they expected to sell 19 million consoles, but the pandemic aroused unusual interest and those of Shuntaro Furukawa have managed to respond to this huge demand, driven by Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Of the total, 20.32 million corresponded to the standard model; the other 8.51 are attributed to Nintendo Switch Lite.
For the already started exercise, which will end on March 31, 2022, the Kyoto firm plans to distribute another 25.5 million units of the entire Nintendo Switch family. To do this, they will support the desire to purchase the console with titles such as Mario Golf: Super Rush June 25th; The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD on July 16, 2021; Pokémon Shiny Diamond and Pokémon Shimmering Pearl on November 19; Pokémon Legends: Arceus on January 28, 2022; Y Splatoon 3 in 2022. Other titles currently undated are Metroid Prime 4 (name not final), a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Bayonetta 3.
Source | Nintendo