Nintendo NX Reported To Be A Portable Console With Detachable Controllers

By Asma . July 26, 2016 . 8:30pm

Nintendo NX News

A report from Eurogamer, suggests the upcoming Nintendo NX console will be a handheld console similar to a tablet but with detachable controllers to the right and left of the screen. While the controllers are connected, the device looks a lot like the Wii U game tablet. When the controllers are removed, the NX can reportedly stand upright like most tablets with the help of an built-in stand. For gaming at home, the NX appears to have a docking station that can connect to a television.

 

The report also claims, Nintendo NX uses the Nvidia Tegra X1 mobile processor. Developers are said to be using NX development kits powered by the chip. Pointing to a trademark filed for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that includes cartridge-based media, it is believed the NX will use cartridges instead of discs.

 

Nintendo NX will launch globally in March 2017.


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