A huge amount of details of the upcoming Nintendo NX has been leaked, revealing the marketing strategy, bundle options, packaging and features. What is most surprising, though, is that it may be another 4K console, if the leak proved to be true.
In the Nintendo NX leak dump over at Reddit, the source is said to be an employee in one of the major retailers said to be carrying the console once it becomes available to the market. The poster FlapSnapple claims that the source has been verified, so the leaked information is highly likely to be accurate.
Nintendo NX To Have 4K Support?
Among the details spilled is the 4K support, which means Nintendo NX may have what it takes to go head-to-head with the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox Scorpio. Except that no 4K gaming was mentioned, only streaming.
"What this likely means is playback of content such as Netflix, etc.," the Redditor said. "Not gameplay."
For gaming, players will have to settle with 1080p resolution with 60 frames-per-second, which many reports have stated to be not too shabby. There are also unconfirmed reports of 900p resolution on the handheld version.
Nintendo NX Marketing: Gaming 'On The Go'
According to the source, the Nintendo NX poster reads, "Interact with your game on the go." This would corroborate previous rumors about a home and handheld console in one. It was not revealed when the stores will put the product on the shelves, but demo units should arrive by February 2017.
Nintendo NX Price
The base price is said to be at $299.99, while the Bundle should be priced at $399.99. There are reportedly at least four titles at launch, which presumably includes one or more Mario titles, but the content of the Bundle option is unknown at this point.
Nintendo NX Release Date
Other uninteresting details that were divulged include the packaging size and colors. The Nintendo NX's box will apparently be bigger than the Wii U's with blue and white color scheme. The name "NX" is printed on the box, which may indicate that this is the official name.
Unfortunately, there was no mention of the target launch timeframe. The Japanese company has not yet revealed the Nintendo NX, but rumors say that it will be unveiled soon. According to Techno Buffalo, there are still six months before the expected release date, which is in March 2017, so there is still no cause to worry.