Nintendo's lineage of console updates and revisions.

With rumours coming in thick and fast that a new Switch hardware announcement is incoming before E3 2021, we thought it the perfect time to revisit this article about Nintendo's history of console revisions and upgrades. It was originally published to accompany the launch of Switch Lite — the first addition to the Nintendo Switch family of consoles — back in 2019. Enjoy!

Mid-cycle hardware refreshes may sometimes feel like a relatively recent development, but console manufacturers have been releasing revised versions of their consoles since video gaming first entered the home. You might associate Nintendo hardware refreshes mostly with handheld consoles thanks to the umpteen variants that have crowded shelves over the past decade or so, but many of its home consoles have also received a facelift.

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May 30, 2021 at 04:00AM
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