Rumor that 'Nintendo is requesting developers to support 4K resolution for titles for Nintendo Switch'
It is said that the Nintendo Switch , which is rumored to be a new model in 2021, may support 4K resolution output. Bloomberg, the American economic media, reports that 'Nintendo is requesting developers to make the game 4K compatible because the new Nintendo Switch will support 4K.'
Nintendo Said to Boost Switch Production by Another 20% --Bloomberg
Report: Future Switch Games Should Be 4K-Ready, Nintendo Tells Developers | USgamer
The Nintendo Switch is powered by NVIDIA's Maxwell architecture GPU with output resolutions up to 1080p. However, rival Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 are already capable of outputting in 4K resolution.
'The new model of the Nintendo Switch to be released in 2021 may be compatible with 4K,' reiterated Bloomberg's Takashi Mochizuki. According to a Bloomberg article, 'Several anonymous game developers testify that Nintendo has asked game developers to make titles under development compatible with 4K resolution,' Nintendo said. It has been suggested that the supported resolutions of Switch may be upgraded.
The possibility that an upgraded model of Nintendo Switch will be released in 2021 is reported by Taiwan's economic newspaper 'United Daily News' in late August 2020.
Rumor that Nintendo will release a new model of Nintendo Switch in 2021 --GIGAZINE
In January 2020, game consultancy Kantan Games CEO Serkan Toto has already said that a high-end model has been developed that should be called the 'Nintendo Switch Pro.' According to Toto, the model supports 4K resolution, with significant improvements in cartridge size and components.
In 2020, a new model will appear on Nintendo Switch --GIGAZINE