[Rumor] Wall Street Journal claims Nintendo will release both an enhanced and budget model Switch

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  1. Dominator211

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    The enhanced switch is gonna be like overclocked a bit more. Whoopdie doo. It’s Nintendo don’t expect much here.
     
  2. Xzi

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    Well, going from a fairly significant underclock to an overclock would actually make quite a bit of difference, but again there's the problem of cooling solution. Plus battery life concerns. Unless they go stationary with the "Switch Pro," which would seemingly defeat the purpose of Switch to begin with. Lots of reasons to doubt this is actually going to be a thing.
     
  3. Bimmel

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    ...and we know how well these exclusive 3DS titles sold. And there were so many.
     
  4. Dominator211

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    I would like to see a X2 switch I would like to see RE2 Remake on the switch. But it is Nintendo it’s not gonna happen. I’m being a realist.
     
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  5. Retroboy

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    I dont know what they can remove to make a cheaper model or maybe they release a labo version which you build out of crap board.
     
  6. Xzi

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    X2 makes sense for Switch 2, but yeah, realistically it's nowhere near cheap enough to stick in a gaming console yet.
     
  7. RedoLane

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    I only hope it won't mean we'll never get a 3DS successor.
    Yeah, I know that the switch is also an handheld, in a sense.
     
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  8. 0000ff

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    I think you hit it on the head on that last point. The x1's stock speed is 2ghz in the shield tv iirc and the cooling isn't that sophisticated on the shield tv. So maybe this isn't a super complex task for Nintendo.
     
  9. Kubas_inko

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    You forgot the Wii U ;)
     
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  10. Hielkenator2

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    I think , none.
     
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  11. Cubuss

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    I DONT NEED 2 CONSOLES FFS,
     
  12. Hielkenator2

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    I guess you do not own a Switch? Most 1st party are 720 900 and 1080p 60hz.
    you really underestimate what this little device pumps out. Lzy devs will be lazy.

    If you own a switch, why would you make this statement, just for drama?
     
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  13. kumikochan

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    If you're talking about Indie games, yeah. 3th party triple A games, not so much. Doom as an example runs 360p most of the time as seen in the DF video and so does wolfenstein and other major 3th party triple A titles. Xenoverse 2 runs 1152x640, also Donkey kong runs in that resolution undocked, Kirby undocked 1152x640, lego worlds 960x540 , lego marvel super heroes 960x540, mario + raving rabbids 1066x600, naruto shippuden 540p, project octopath traveller 1024x600, snakepass 844x 475, yooka laylee 1120x630. A whole list of resolutions for games and you can clearly see it misses that mark a lot. games outlined in pink are games that go under that mark quite a lot and this was just an early on list
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13F5kp5iJZUXE-5gHgck7j45HqR5omqLdhCmNK-cOjDI/edit#gid=0.
     
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  14. Frankbel

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    When Nintendo makes an official statement that something is "not" under development, it is a confirmation of that.
     
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  15. Oschara

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    I just hope that they don't pull a N3DS only titles for the switch.
     
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  16. CrossOut

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    With the Xbox one X and the PS4 Pro it is easy to speculate that Nintendo will make an updated version of their Switch. This and the fact that the Nintendo DS got a new version as well. You don't need Wall Street Journal to specualte for you haha.
     
  17. kumikochan

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    Those enhanced systems didn't have exclusives for them. If the rumors are true and Nintendo will go the exclusives route for that system, it will fail and we've seen this happen not once but multiple times in the past. Sega being the biggest example of that mistake. If you do that you will piss off millions of customers who bought your system in the first place. The customers you have at the beginning are your die hard fans and consumers and pissing those off, well we've seen how that worked out in the past
     
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  18. Costello

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    if the better version has bluetooth audio support then I'm buying it
    otherwise I'll go for the cheaper one
     
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    PLEASE give us a Switch XL with adult-sized joy-cons!!!
     
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  20. SexySpai

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    your mom lol
    We better not get exclusive games like the "new" 3ds had.
     
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