Hard on the heels of Nintendo's new subscription program, news emerges the company may be planning to release an updated version of the next year.
That's according to a report Thursday in The Wall Street Journal, which says some "suppliers and others with direct knowledge of the plan" passed on the information. The updated Switch could be released as soon as the summer of 2019, according to the report, which would be just over two years on from the portable game console's launch.
The article suggests one component ripe for upgrade is the screen, which isn't as bright or contrasty as the phone screens we've become accustomed to, and harder to see in bright sunlight.
While Switch hardware may not be flying off the shelves the way it used to, new games keep coming. Just this week arrived for Switch Online.
Nintendo's not the only console maker looking at updates. At E3 2018, Microsoft announced its , which the .
Nintendo declined to comment.