Nintendo is reportedly working on two new versions of the Switch that could be released as soon as this summer, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
The WSJ says a cheaper variant will omit the vibration feature, suggesting that it won’t have detachable Joy-Con controllers at all; it’s said to be seen as a successor to the 3DS. Nikkei reported earlier this year that Nintendo was planning to release a smaller Switch with a focus on portability.
The report doesn’t have any firm on the higher-end model, although at least a performance boost should be expected, provided that the Switch uses Nvidia’s four-year-old Tegra X1 processor.
The report says the new Switch hardware is likely to be announced at E3 in June.