Switch 2 To Become Main Focus For Nintendo In 2024, Switch To Receive Support Until March 2025
The Switch successor, dubbed Switch 2, will become the main focus for Nintendo in the coming financial year, beginning in March, 2024.
Speaking during an interview with Nikkei, Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa stated that the company’s focus for the current financial year ending in March, 2024, is the Switch, and that it will continue to support the console in the next financial year ending in March, 2025.
Furukawa‘s statement implies that Switch 2 will become the primary focus for Nintendo heading into the year 2024. The console is, therefore, expected to launch in the same year with a lineup of games that have yet to be revealed.
In a recent video, YouTuber Nate The Hate had shared new details regarding the reveal schedule of the Nintendo Switch 2 hardware. He mentioned that the announcement timing for Nintendo’s next console will happen after the company’s current Fiscal Year, which ends on March 31, 2024. Additionally, Nate had shared some details regarding the console’s launch and specs. As per what he had heard, the Nintendo Switch 2 is set for launch in late 2024.
Nate claimed to have heard from multiple developers that they have known about devkits. He also predicted that the console will launch alongside a brand new 3D Mario game. He also believes the Nintendo Switch 2 will launch with an 8-inch LCD screen and a fairly significant amount of internal flash memory, possibly 512 GB. According to what Nate had heard, the Nintendo Switch 2 will begin production in the First Quarter of 2024, which is sometime between April and June.
Nate also said that the console was shown behind closed doors at Gamescom running The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at a resolution of 4K and a frame rate of 60 fps with the help of Nvidia’s AI-based image reconstruction technology, DLSS.
Additionally, Universo Nintendo’s Editor-in-Chief, necrolipe, had claimed that Far Cry 7 will launch day one on the Nintendo Switch 2 console. He also claimed that Monster Hunter 6 will arrive on the Nintendo Switch 2 alongside other platforms.