Nintendo plans to release its new upgraded Switch Pro upgraded model between September and October, sources tell Bloomberg.
The new 4K-ready Switch may be revealed before E3 2021, sources tell Bloomberg's Takashi Mochizuki, complete with a showcase of new enhanced games running on the hardware. The new Switch is said to retain all the major features of the existing Switch, complete with transforming handheld-console form factors with a dock, but major upgrades include a 720p OLED display and video output to 4K UHD television sets thanks to NVIDIA DLSS technology facilitated by a new revamped chip.
If the so-called Switch Pro does support DLSS, there may be two forked versions of games for the base Switch and upgraded model, as developers have to optimize games to work with NVIDIA's upscaling tech.
The new Switch will also feature an upgraded dock with a new 4K-ready HD converter chip.
Sources tell Bloomberg this new Switch Pro model may be more expensive, and it is set to eventually replace the existing $299 models released in 2017 and 2019.
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