Nintendo has taken the unusual step of to deny a report that makes more profit than its new OLED Switch model. Last week, a report from Bloomberg citing industry analysts said the new model only cost Nintendo about $ 10 more per unit to produce, while the $ 350 price tag is $ 50 more than the previous model.
“A news report on July 15, 2021 (JST) stated that the profit margin of the Nintendo Switch (OLED model) will increase compared to the Nintendo Switch. To ensure a correct understanding between our investors and customers, we want to do understand that the claim is wrong, ”the company said in a tweet.
Nintendo doesn’t often react to rumors, so it’s remarkable that it has refuted it. However, the report implies potential profits and Nintendo specifically mentions “investors,” so it may have wanted to drive this for fiduciary reasons. Are you BloombergThe report was accurate, Nintendo would earn $ 40 more for Switch, a pretty noticeable boost. The OLED Switch replaces the original Switch’s LED display with a 7-inch 720p OLED screen and doubles the storage to 64GB, while also adding an ethernet port and an improved bezel.
Multiple report it also indicated Nintendo’s ability to launch another console, the Switch Pro, with cutting-edge components and NVIDIA’s DLSS technology. However, Nintendo also dispelled that rumor. “We would also like to clarify that we have just announced that Nintendo Switch (OLED model) will be launched in October 2021, and we have no plans to launch any other model at this time,” Nintendo added in a follow-up tweet.
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