Information has surfaced online suggesting that the Nintendo Switch successor may be released in the first quarter of 2024.
Chinese investment website MoneyDJ expects an increase in sales for metal cases manufacturer Hongzhun in the second half of the year due to Nintendo's planned console launch.
The exact quarter specified is not clarified, whether it refers to the calendar year or fiscal yea
MoneyDJ has previously revealed accurate information about Nintendo Switch production in 2016, lending some credibility to the current report.
Based on official statements, if the information is correct, the Q1 release window likely refers to the actual first quarter of 2024.
Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa stated that no new hardware would be released before the end of the current fiscal year, which ends on March 31st, 2024.
It is expected that the console may release shortly after its announcement, as dev kits are reportedly in the hands of some developers.
The information suggests that an official reveal of the Nintendo Switch successor may not be too far in the future.
While the accuracy of the release window remains uncertain, the evidence points towards the possibility of a new console announcement and release in the near future.