Nintendo Switch 2 Is a Powerhouse and It Can Reportedly Run Zelda: Breath of the Wild at 4K 60FPS

Published 09/13/2023, 1:55 AM EDT

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No doubt, fans all over are very hyped about getting to see and eventually get their hands on the Nintendo Switch 2. It’s a console that they have been hearing about and wanting for around two years now.

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That disappointment was immeasurable when everyone thought the Nintendo Switch 2 or Switch Pro was about to be announced, but Nintendo revealed the Switch OLED instead. All that disappointment would be forgotten when they read this exciting new information about the Nintendo Switch 2.

Nintendo Switch 2 might be capable of running games at 4K 60 FPS!

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When The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild launched back in 2017 as a Nintendo Switch and Wii U exclusive, it was a sight to behold. It was a very beautiful game that ran on the Nintendo Switch’s handheld mode at 720p, and it ran at 900p in docked mode.

This was fine for some, but a number of people were somewhat disappointed too. They wanted the Nintendo Switch to do better. It appears Nintendo has listened to those complaints and is giving them a powerhouse. A recent report suggests that the Nintendo Switch 2 is so powerful that it was showcased running at 4K at 60 fps.

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The other thing Nintendo showcased was the Nintendo Switch 2 running Unreal Engine 5, powered by the Matrix demo. It is also being said that the demo was running with ray tracing and some sort of DLSS. There’s a divided opinion on the version of DLSS; some say it was 3.1, others say it was 3.5. No matter the version, the existence of any version of DLSS support on this console would be a great thing. DLSS 3 is a technology that works extensively to increase the framerate of one’s game. We cannot wait for this thing to actually be revealed to the public, just so we can see exactly what kind of power this upcoming console holds.

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A huge library of games awaits users

The Nintendo Switch 2 would not launch without any games. Enhanced versions of games like Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom would get next-gen updates with improved visuals and such.

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On the other hand, there’s a high chance Nintendo will debut the much-awaited Metroid Prime 4 with this console. If this happens, then without a doubt Metroid Prime 4 would be the best-looking game of the show, on account of it being the only Nintendo Switch 2 game that is specifically next-gen.

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Rohit Sejwal is a veteran eSports writer at EssentiallySports, with a passion for gaming that has been fueled by over a decade of experience in both playing and writing about games. His deep understanding of gaming and its finer nuances is evident in his engaging and insightful coverage of eSports. With a Masters degree in Science in film-making, Rohit brings a unique perspective to gaming, viewing it as a perfect blend of science and art.
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