Nintendo will launch a brand new model of the Nintendo Switch this October, the corporate introduced Tuesday. The new Nintendo Switch, formally named “Nintendo Switch (OLED model),” will price $349.99, $50 greater than the value of the unique Switch that launched in 2017.
The new Nintendo Switch will boast a bigger, 7-inch screen and an OLED show when it launches on Oct. 8. The commonplace Switch has a 6.2-inch LCD screen, and outputs a 1080p feed when docked. The Nintendo Switch (OLED model) will even function a most decision of 1920×1080 and most body fee of 60 fps, in response to hardware specifications listed on Nintendo’s website.
The new Switch will even function an adjustable stand that’s so long as the unit itself, a dock that features a wired Ethernet port, 64 GB of inside storage, and “enhanced audio” from the system’s inside audio system. Nintendo says that present Joy-Cons can be suitable with the OLED model, and that the brand new Switch can be suitable with the complete library of already-released Nintendo Switch video games.
The new system will are available in two coloration variations: one with white Joy-Cons and a white dock, and the opposite with conventional crimson and blue Joy-Cons and a black dock.
Nintendo’s affirmation of the brand new Nintendo Switch comes after months of rumors and experiences about an upgraded model of the hit console-handheld hybrid set to reach this fall. Word of a brand new, extra highly effective Switch dates again to 2019.
Nintendo additionally sells the $199 Nintendo Switch Lite, which launched in September 2019 with a 5.5-inch screen, and consists of non-detachable controllers and can’t be docked to a TV.