Nintendo Switch was one of the most searched term of 2016 on Google, according to Google’s end of the year report. With all the hype and excitement attached to the upcoming gaming console from Nintendo, it hardly surprising to see people in general and gaming community in particular taking a special interest in all the latest developments surrounding Nintendo Switch. This time NVIDIA’s CEO has his say on much anticipated Nintendo Switch. Here are the details.
NVIDIA CEO Can’t Stop Singing Nintendo Switch’s Praises, Says People Will Be Blown Away By The Upcoming Gaming Console
VentureBeat spent some time with NVIDIA’s chief Huang after his opening keynote announcement at CES 2017. Among the many subjects that he talked about in his interaction with VentureBeat included NVIDIA collaboration with Nintendo on bringing a new handheld gaming console.
Some recently leaked reports shed light on the specs of Nintendo Switch. Rumors pertaining to the Nintendo’s next handheld gaming console featuring a custom NVIDIA Tegra processor are already doing rounds in tech circles. Information is so scarce regarding the NVIDIA powered chipset on Nintendo Switch that nothing can be said with surety as to the exact specs of the chip. Whether the chipset on Nintendo switch will feature NVIDIA’s Pascal or Maxwell architecture will be revealed in weeks leading up to the eventual launch of the Nintendo Switch.
As for now, NVIDIA CEO is of the view that Nintendo Switch is a remarkable device that will completely blow away people with its specs and performance levels. Here’s his official statement in this regard:
Nintendo Switch is a game console. It’s very Nintendo. That entire experience is going to be very Nintendo”, Huang told VentureBeat. “The beauty of that company, the craft of that company, the philosophy of that company—they’re myopically, singularly focused on making sure that the gaming experience is amazing, surprising, and safe for young people, for children. Their dedication to their craft, that singular dedication, is quite admirable. When you guys all see Switch, I believe people are going to be blown away, quite frankly. It’s really delightful. But it has nothing to do with AI.
NVIDIA and Nintendo share a cordial working relationship. Both companies worked in the past on various projects. In the light of this past camaraderie between the two firms, this latest statements could be seen as marketing ploy to stir excitement levels related to Nintendo Switch, as is wont with tech CEOs. But since he appears to have an intimate details on the project, should not be shrugged aside.
We are really excited about the Nintendo Switch. Moreover, rumors are suggesting that later this weeks more details about the console’s specs, pricing, variants, and other aspects will be revealed, which will make things more transparent as to what to expect in Nintendo Switch. We will keep you posted on further developments, so stay tuned for more.