Nintendo Switch 2 May Feature DLSS 3.5/Ray Reconstruction Support
The successor to the Nintendo Switch, dubbed Switch 2, may feature support for Nvidia’s DLSS 3.5 ray reconstruction, based on the latest rumor.
During his latest podcast, YouTuber Nate the Hate, who has a good track record with regards to Nintendo Switch 2 leaks, mentioned that there was some discussion about which version of DLSS will be supported by the console, and he has heard that it will support DLSS 3.5 ray reconstruction, though it may not be feature complete in comparison to what is there on PC.
Nate stated that one of the features that he believes is being omitted from the Nintendo Switch successor is frame generation, which was introduced with DLSS 3.1. He clarified that the console will use a custom feature set. He further mentioned that, with the aid of DLSS features, the Nintendo Switch 2 will to be able to perform well for the foreseeable future, and that the console will be able to sustain the duration of this generation with respect to being able to run modern games.
He stated that Nintendo pairing up with Nvidia for its console will benefit it in more ways than one, as the GPU manufacturer has been pushing the envelope further and further when it comes to PC and mobile technology. Regarding AMD, he said that, while it is a competent company in its own right and has crafted fine Hardware with the PlayStation 5 and Xbox series X, Nvidia is just far beyond.when it comes to AI Technologies like image and ray reconstruction.
Previously, an individual who goes by the name of SoldierDelta on Discord and Famiboards, revealed the rumored release date, SKUs, and retail price of the successor to the Nintendo Switch 2. They had provided The Snitch with leaked details regarding Team Ninja’s Rise of the Ronin and the development of a God of War: Ragnarok DLC in the past. According to them, the Nintendo Switch 2 has an internal release date of September 24, 2024. However, there’s also an additional fallback release date of November 3, 2024, in case everything doesn’t go according to plan.