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It’s been a crazy year for Nintendo rumors. “Industry Insiders” from across the internet were aflutter earlier this year with news of an impending “Nintendo Switch Pro”, with a new screen, 4K AI upscaling, and beefed up hardware. As it turns out, those rumors materialized into a much less sophisticated upgrade with the OLED Nintendo Switch. No updated hardware, no fancy AI upscaling dock, just a bigger, fancier screen.

Nintendo fans were a bit disappointed, (though not all that much, it seems, as preorders sold out almost instantly) but still remain hopeful that a Pro model of the Switch is still coming soon. Nintendo, on the other hand, has something to say about that.

In a statement from Nintendo to its investor partners, the company claims to have no plans for another Switch model at this time. While its likely Nintendo R&D is hard at work on the Switch’s successor, it might be some time before it makes it into the hands of gamers.

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Written by Jason Ganos

Nintendo super fan since birth, Jason is the creator of Amiibo News and editor-in-chief at Nintendo Wire. One of his life goals is to provide the latest Nintendo news to fellow gamers with his natural know-how.