Debate and news opinion “A Nintendo Switch Pro? More than an obvious necessity”
The success of the Nintendo Switch returned quickly, as soon as the device was launched in 2017. Rumors about a new version do not date from yesterday, and 2021 are not exempt. But instead of reviewing the likelihood of a “Pro” version of the Nintendo console, Anagund addresses its need.
Nintendo Switch is so successful that one might think that the Japanese manufacturer just needs to sleep soundly. However, even when a flagship product is growing, we must always seek to innovate by offering new things so as not to fall into obscurity. Although the Nintendo device is far from anonymous, we cannot say that 2020 has given us a lot of information about the future of the Switch, whether it is games or hardware. Meanwhile, PS5 and Xbox Series X | They were on everyone’s lips, presenting themselves as the future of video games on the console.
If Nintendo Switch Lite targets a younger and less involved audience, thanks to an attractive price, the back winners will quickly become a necessity for the brand, which had little to offer last year, except for Animal Crossing New Horizons with undeniable success. Better ability to host large games from third-party publishers more easily? Less energy consuming screen for a better battery? 1080p / 60fps in docked version? This is to expand the Nintendo Switch range, a policy that could work if the games are there. And when we know that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2, Metroid Prime 4 or Bayonetta 3 are in preparation, it seems that the moment is not dangerous …
Of Anagund, Journalist jocvideo.com