Along with 4K/60FPS video streaming support.
Update: The remaining sections of the leaked GFK survey have been posted online, detailing the console’s potential online features and more.
According to the rest of the survey, provided by Twitter user Emily Rogers, Nintendo’s console may have a free online service as well as a subscription option that includes more features for a yearly/monthly fee. Backwards compatibility is also mentioned, as the survey gauges interest in the ability to rent or purchase old games digitally, as well as support for previously-owned digital and physical media.
The second part of the survey also mentions a subscription-based game service that offers access to a library of over 150 titles that are changed regularly, with new games added to the catalog 6 to 18 months after their release.
The remainder of the survey compares various price options, hard drive configurations and more across an array of different game platforms, including NX, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. See a few of them below.
We reached out to Nintendo regarding the latest batch of NX rumors and received the following response: ”We have nothing to announce on this topic.”
Original Story: A pair of Nintendo NX-related reports have surfaced, offering a handful of potential clues as to what the company has planned for its next console.
According to a post on Twitter by The Wall Street Journal reporter Takashi Mochizuki, Nintendo’s next console may work with other devices, including PCs, smartphones and other consoles like PS4.
Very interesting report by @gibbogame: Nintendo’s NX may work with smartphones, PCs and even rival consoles such as PlayStation4.
— Takashi Mochizuki (@mochi_wsj) January 20, 2016
Aside from the fact that Mochizuki received the information from David Gibson, the Head of Research at Macquarie Capital Securities in Japan, an actual source for the information was not provided. As such, take this report with a grain of salt.
Additionally, an apparent survey from GFK (a client of Nintendo) has surfaced online by way of Twitter user Liam Robertson, providing new details about Nintendo NX. In addition to mentioning connectivity between a handheld and console unit, the survey also highlights an achievement-based system, 4K/60FPS video streaming and “gameplay graphics” that run in 900p at 60FPS.
Again, take these reports with a grain of salt, as Nintendo has yet to announce any specific details on NX. Just last week, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima outlined the company’s plans for 2016, reaffirming that we’ll hear more about the mysterious console later this year.
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