Nintendo may announce an upgraded model of the Nintendo Switch earlier than E3 2021’s digital expo in two weeks, reports Bloomberg.

Citing a number of sources, Bloomberg says that Nintendo plans to launch the brand new {hardware} in September or October, and that the system is “likely to be priced higher” than the present console, which retails for $299.99.

A midcycle improve to Nintendo’s handheld console has been rumored since early 2020, with a report in March saying the unit could have a bigger, 7-inch OLED display with 720p decision, and can be able to outputting 4K decision when docked and plugged right into a tv. The customary Switch has a 6.2-inch LCD display, and outputs a 1080p feed when docked.

Those earlier studies additionally mentioned the brand new Switch will value $399. Bloomberg’s report on Thursday says that Nintendo plans to section out the launch configuration of the Switch and finally provide the brand new mannequin and the $199 Nintendo Switch Lite, which launched in September 2019 with a 5.5-inch display.

Polygon has reached out to a Nintendo consultant for remark. The firm declined to remark to Bloomberg.

The report on Nintendo’s manufacturing plans comes as a worldwide semiconductor shortage has pinched manufacturing and provide of sturdy items throughout a number of industries, from family home equipment to vehicles. Supply chain points have led to Sony advising its traders that the PlayStation 5, which debuted in November, will nonetheless be exhausting to seek out at retail by 2022, as the corporate is unable to extend manufacturing.

The report additionally follows one on Tuesday that mentioned Valve is growing its personal Switch-like gaming PC, and will launch it earlier than the top of 2021, regardless of the identical supply-chain issues Nintendo and Sony face. Its proposed value is unknown, however is anticipated to be greater than the bottom Switch’s $299.