Rumors of a Switch mannequin that had 4K decision graphics had been very straightforward to discover earlier within the 12 months. However, these rumors rapidly dried up when the Nintendo Switch OLED mannequin was finally revealed. That mentioned, regardless that the OLED mannequin has been introduced, it’s possible you’ll not need to put these Switch 4K rumors to relaxation simply but.
Bloomberg is reporting that “employees at 11 game companies said their teams were in possession of Nintendo’s 4K development kit for the Switch. The companies span the globe, ranging from large publishers to small studios and include at least one that has never made a console game before, Zynga Inc., according to the employees, who asked not to be identified because they weren’t authorized to discuss their projects publicly”. Not solely that, however in accordance to Bloomberg, these companies have had the 4K developer kits since July.
In truth, Bloomberg came upon that “a system capable of handling 4K games isn’t expected to be released until late next year at the earliest, people familiar with the plans said”. And, in accordance to their sources, the rationale why 4K functionality hasn’t occurred but is due to “component shortages, a far-reaching problem born out of the Covid-19 pandemic”.
And as for Nintendo’s response, Bloomberg revealed that “Nintendo responded to a list of questions by saying Bloomberg’s reporting is ‘inaccurate’ and declined to specify which parts of the information it was referring to”. So, it appears that evidently a Switch mannequin that may deal with video games in 4K might nonetheless occur in any case.