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They find indications of a supposed revision of Nintendo Switch

Firmware 5.0.0 hides mention of a change in the console chip.

A little more than a week ago, the 5.0.0 update of Nintendo Switch was released. In it, users on foot found new avatars, optimization of digital purchases made from outside the console, and suggestions from friends based on social networks. But there was more. Experts in data mining found diving in Firmware 5.0.0 indications of a hypothetical revision in hardware of the system.

The findings refer to a new chip under the codename Mariko. This would indicate a new platform device equipped with Nvidia Tegra 214, instead of the slightly lower Nvidia Tegra X1 T210 current. In addition, it also brings with it a new PMIC and a new PCB. A priori this change would come more by issues of energy improvement of the machine and, above all, to shield the console against possible pirates not remedied with the present SoC (System on Chip). However, the information was not there, and evidence was also discovered of how the system could now recognize 8GB of RAM compared to the official 4GB RAM.

Once again, it is wise to take these issues with caution. As you remember in the British portal VG247, this could be simply intended for use as a new development kit and never reach consumers. That is, it would be discarded to see a kind of Nintendo Switch 2.0 to the PS4 Pro or Xbox One X. Whatever happens, if the opposite occurs, it seems that there will be a new Nintendo Switch until well into next year. According to information from a Wall Street Journal reporter, Nintendo would have ruled out a revision of the Nintendo Switch in 2018 and would be studying new peripherals for the hybrid console.

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