15 Sep 2023

Nintendo Switch 2 exists and has powerful hardware with DLSS, says rumor

Rumors of a new version of the Nintendo Switch continue to grow stronger. The information this time is that the device has already been shown to some developers and that it runs Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom in an improved version.

The information was released yesterday (07) by Eurogamer. According to the site’s editor-in-chief, Tom Phillips, the demonstration of Nintendo’s next video game was held during Gamescom, which was held late last month in Cologne, Germany.

Behind closed doors, Big N’s trusted developers were able to observe how the console was technically improved compared to the model launched in 2017. In the demonstration, Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom It would have run with better graphics.

Nintendo may have brought together developers at Gamescom 2023 to show a little about how the next Switch works (Image: Sascha Schuermann/Getty Images)

After the matter of Eurogamero VGC corroborated the information saying that he had confirmed what happened in Germany with his own sources. The vehicle added that the hypothetical Switch 2 also ran the tech demo for guests The Matrix Awakenswhich was developed in Unreal Engine 5.

Still according to the VGC, the demo reportedly used Nvidia’s DLSS upscaling technology with ray tracing enabled. The fact could indicate that Nintendo and Nvidia are working together on the new chip.

Lastly, both VGC How much Eurogamer reported that the next device from the owner of Mario, Metroid and other franchises should be launched sometime in 2024.

New Switch should be close

Rumors about the next Switch have been going on for a few years now. Since 2021, there has been information that the new device may have an Nvidia chip with DLSS and 4K resolution when it is plugged into the dock, for example.

At the time, a report from Bloomberg also said that the video game would have an OLED display. With the launch of the Switch OLED in July 2021, the most current information indicates that the new device must have an LCD display.

In a slightly more concrete leak, there was practically confirmation that the Switch 2 really exists. During the trials of a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) injunction request against Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, an email was revealed in which Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision, says that Nintendo’s next video game will have “alignment closer [com] 8th generation platforms”. In other words, the hypothetical Nintendo Switch 2 could have hardware and performance similar to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

As seen above in a statement on social media, Nintendo has officially denied developing any other console.

Controle Nintendo Switch Pro

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It offers a lot of freedom in an ergonomic design for maximum comfort. It has analogues that leave nothing to be desired and is very light.

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