Nintendo is reportedly asking developers to design 4K games

Game developers are reportedly making titles for this yet-unannounced revision.

What you need to know

  • Rumors continue to circulate regarding a potential 4K-capable Nintendo Switch.
  • Bloomberg reports that Nintendo asked some third-party game developers to make 4K games.
  • Bloomberg spoke with sources across 11 different teams that have access to 4K Nintendo Switch dev kits.
  • When Bloomberg asked Nintendo for comment, the gaming comany referred to Bloomberg's reporting as inaccurate.

The Nintendo Switch OLED model isn't the rumored Nintendo Switch Pro, but that doesn't mean the fervor for a more advanced Nintendo Switch model is dying down. According to a report from Bloomberg, Nintendo is asking external developers to design 4K games for the Nintendo Switch.

Bloomberg reportedly spoke with sources at 11 different game development companies, including Zynga, all of which are in possession of a 4K development kit for the Nintendo Switch. Bloomberg also notes that when Nintendo was asked questions, it referred to Bloomberg's reporting as "inaccurate" without specifying what parts exactly were incorrect.

No matter what happens, it's incredibly unlikely Nintendo announces anything until sometime in 2022. The Nintendo Switch OLED model is currently set to be available on Oct. 8, 2021. It's accompanied by the launch of Metroid Dread, a return to the 2D presentation for the Metroid franchise.

Nintendo also maintains a large lineup of games for 2022, with several upcoming titles including the long-awaited Bayonetta 3.

Better display

Nintendo Switch OLED model

$350 at Best Buy (White) $350 at Best Buy (Neon Red/Neon Blue)

The newest Switch

The OLED model has a larger screen that shows your games off more crisply and vibrantly. It also has an improved kickstand and double the internal storage of the original Switch. The dock has also been improved and features a LAN port.