As the years go on, the sheen of just-released video game consoles starts to dull as the machines begin showing their age. What’s needed to keep consumer interest going strong is a refresh, and that’s exactly what consoles often get. The latest to do so is the Nintendo Switch.
Rumors of an expected Switch update — unofficially-officially nicknamed the “Switch Pro” — swirled. In August 2020, Bloomberg reported that Nintendo planned to release an upgraded Switch (plus a slew of new games) the following year.