Among the many most requested options for the unannounced Nintendo Swap 2 is backward compatibility with its predecessor. Whereas rumors have been conflicting to date, it looks like the brand new console will certainly have the ability to play video games launched on the present Swap, judging from some latest findings.
A number of hours in the past, Doctre81 reported in a brand new video to have discovered the LinkedIn profile of a former Nintendo developer who labored on the firm from February 2021 till August 2023. The developer took possession of an current venture and redesigned it to scale back complexity, improve efficiency, and introduce new options whereas “sustaining all current performance.” By the outline, it looks like this current venture is the Nintendo Swap 2, as no different recognized venture from the Japanese firm would match it, and sustaining all current performance could also be for backward compatibility functions.
The LinkedIn profile found by Doctre81 additionally appears to substantiate how the Nintendo Swap 2 can have machine studying options, because the developer lists among the many abilities used throughout their time on the Japanese firm not solely machine studying but additionally NVIDIA TensorRT, an open-source library which accelerates and optimizes inference efficiency of the most recent massive language fashions. The ARM meeting point out additionally suggests the brand new console, very like its predecessor, might be powered by an ARM CPU.
Little or no is at present recognized concerning the Nintendo Swap 2, not even its official identify. Based on some latest rumors, the console will launch with two completely different fashions on September twenty fourth, 2024. Nintendo is preserving a November third launch date as a fallback launch date in case one thing prevents the console from launching in late September.