Latest in Gaming

Image credit:

Nintendo promises our 'first glimpse' of the NX

Hit Nintendo.com for the live stream Thursday morning
1845 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

After all the rumors, we're about to get a look at Nintendo's mysterious NX system. The company has invited everyone to check out a "preview trailer" tomorrow on Nintendo.com at 10AM ET. Nintendo Japan tweeted that it will only last about three minutes, so prepare your expectations accordingly. Nintendo already announced the console will launch in March next year, but other than the release window and a few game titles, we don't have much hard information to go on. What we do know for sure is that despite the success of Pokémon Go a new console can't come a moment too soon for Nintendo.

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima has called the NX "something unique and different" from its predecessors the Wii and Wii U. That shift is also necessary to separate itself from the PS4 Pro and Xbox One / One S / Scorpio competition it will face in 2017, which crank up the horsepower to focus on graphics, realism and VR. A Eurogamer rumor pointed to an NVIDIA Tegra-powered tablet with a docking station and detachable controllers, while a patent application showed off a controller with a large touchscreen.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
1845 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Marshall's latest Monitor over-ear headphones are equipped with ANC

Marshall's latest Monitor over-ear headphones are equipped with ANC

View
NASA is crowdsourcing a sensor that can survive Venus

NASA is crowdsourcing a sensor that can survive Venus

View
Samsung offers at-home Galaxy S20 trials to mitigate impact of coronavirus

Samsung offers at-home Galaxy S20 trials to mitigate impact of coronavirus

View
The Morning After: The rotary cellphone DIY kit you've been waiting for

The Morning After: The rotary cellphone DIY kit you've been waiting for

View
Qualcomm promises 5G 'with fewer hurdles' on its latest modem

Qualcomm promises 5G 'with fewer hurdles' on its latest modem

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr