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Nintendo denies reporting new switch with 4k resolution

Nintendo denies reporting new switch with 4k resolution

Nintendo denies report on 4K switch. (Photo: Tinxi /

According to a media report, Nintendo has shipped developer tools for switch games in 4K resolution to a dozen game studios. However, the Japanese console maker denies the report.

For years there have been constant rumors that Nintendo will release an updated version of the Switch. However, nothing came up until this. Instead of Switch Pro, the company has only announced a switch version with an OLED screen, however, which is no different from the original. Has now been announced Bloomberg However, at least eleven game studios have a developer kit that allows them to build switch games with significantly higher resolution.

Nintendo immediately received the report Denied on Twitter. The company did not provide any tools for game studios to make switch games in 4k resolution. “As announced in July, we would like to reiterate that we have no plans for a new model other than the OLED model of the Nintendo Switch,” it continues.

Switch Pro: The semiconductor crisis is said to have overtaken Nintendo

According to Bloomberg, Nintendo is said to have worked on a fast switch with 4k support a year ago. The Business Intelligence Service cites anonymous sources, according to which Nintendo suspended the project after the semiconductor crisis. After Nintendo released a slightly modified OLED version of the hybrid console in July 2021, the company said it did not plan to release another model. Meanwhile, according to Bloomberg, some game studios already have 4K developer tools.

If the Bloomberg report is correct, despite the rejection, Nintendo will be credible, for a long time at some point. Switch Pro Published. After all, the Japanese console manufacturer explains in its Twitter statement that such tools are not currently distributed to developers. Strictly speaking, the report says nothing about whether it was different until recently. But even if the 4K switch works, it will not appear soon. Even Bloomberg, citing insiders, did not expect a release by the end of 2022.

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