Nintendo has formally denied latest reviews that it despatched 4K Switch dev kits to builders. The Kyoto-based firm acknowledged that the claims had been “false” and reiterated that it doesn’t have plans to launch any new mannequin apart from the OLED Switch mannequin releasing on October 8, 2021.
A information report on Sept. 30, 2021(JST) falsely claims that Nintendo is supplying instruments to drive game improvement for a Nintendo Switch with 4K assist. To guarantee appropriate understanding amongst our traders and clients, we would like to make clear that this report just isn’t true. (1/2)
— 任天堂株式会社（企業広報・IR） (@NintendoCoLtd) September 30, 2021
The report of a 4K Switch comes from Bloomberg, which revealed that sources from 11 game corporations had been in possession of a 4K improvement equipment for the Nintendo Switch. The sources reportedly come from varied publishers and studios throughout the globe, together with cellular game firm Zynga. Furthermore, in accordance to Bloomberg, the rumored 4K system is not going to launch till late 2022 “at the earliest.”
In response to this, the official Nintendo Investor Relations account took to Twitter to squash the rumors. Specifically, that the declare that Nintendo is “supplying tools to drive game development for a Nintendo Switch with 4K support” is fake. Additionally, it referenced an earlier announcement from July wherein Nintendo introduced that it will not launch a brand new Switch after the OLED mannequin.
As it stands, Nintendo appears centered on the discharge of the OLED mannequin subsequent month, which can have the identical processor and graphics card as the bottom Switch mannequin. It’s necessary to be aware that Bloomberg additionally beforehand reported that the Switch OLED mannequin would characteristic 4K decision whereas docked.
The Nintendo Switch OLED mannequin will launch on October 8, 2021, and pre-orders are at present open by way of the Nintendo official web site.