Nintendo Switch Successor is Expected to Release in 2024, Microsoft Says

Nintendo Switch Successor is Expected to Release in 2024, Microsoft Says

There have been fairly a couple of rumblings of late of a subsequent era Nintendo console being within the works and edging nearer to launch within the not-too-distant future, and amidst these stories, Microsoft has steered that the console will launch someday in 2024.

In not too long ago submitted court docket paperwork as a part of authorized proceedings towards the FTC concerning its proposed Activision Blizzard, whereas explaining why it views solely PlayStation as direct competitors for Xbox and never Nintendo, the corporate talked about a launch “as early as subsequent 12 months” for the Change successor.

“Microsoft tracks Xbox’s efficiency towards PlayStation not as a result of these two consoles present an entire aggressive panorama, however relatively as a result of they had been launched on the similar time,” the doc reads (web page 92). “Change was launched three years earlier, and Nintendo is anticipated to launch the successor to the Change as early as subsequent 12 months, whereas PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Collection X|S are at a unique stage of the console life cycle.”

Having entered the seventh 12 months of its lifecycle, it’s no shock that the Nintendo Change is seemingly headed for its twilight period, and this deep into its life, it wouldn’t be shocking within the slightest to see Nintendo launch a successor within the comparatively close to future.

Earlier this 12 months, stories claimed that growth on the Change successor was progressing properly, however that it wouldn’t be out anytime earlier than spring 2024 on the earliest. In the meantime, newer stories have claimed that the subsequent Nintendo console may launch in Q1 2024, although Nintendo has beforehand mentioned that it has no new {hardware} releases deliberate for the present fiscal 12 months (which ends on March 31, 2024).

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