Data from the supply chain revealed that in the early next year Nintendo would start mass production its next-generation console Nintendo NX. At the same time it disclosed the forecast for 2016 delivery volumes. In this respect, Nintendo predictions and component manufacturers are very divergent.

 Nintendo NX – Mass production will start in the first quarter of 2016


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Nintendo has placed high hopes in the Nintendo NX console. The company wants to show that weak sales of the Wii U  was only a single slip-up, and the successor of this device can easily compete with the PS4 and Xbox One. According to the website DigiTimes, the Japanese manufacturer is already preparing for the introduction of equipment on the market.

According to new information, Nintendo NX mass production would begin by the end of the first quarter of 2016 years. Deliveries should begin in the second quarter. Such a possibility indicates the producers of components whose modules are in the console. Among them, they are to be Foxconn, Macronix, Pixart Imaging, Coxon Precise Industrial, Nishoku Technology, Delta Technology, Lingsen Precision Industries and Jentech.

Interestingly, companies in the supply chain have a slightly different opinion about the possible sale of Nintendo itself. The Japanese giant video game market is expected shipments of 20 million units in 2016. Looking at the current sales of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will be a very big achievement. It is worth mentioning that several large productions going even on the Wii U, which may limit the number of people opting for the Nintendo NX.

In terms of specifications of new console we don’t know much. Initially, it was suggested that the manufacturer will benefit from the system prepared by AMD, and the same console can not be stronger than the PS4. Then there were rumors that the equipment will, however, clearly dominated in terms of performance over the current generation devices.

Source: DigiTimes

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