Nintendo Switch 2 could now launch in 2025, it’s claimed

Nintendo’s subsequent console could launch later than anticipated, in early 2025, it’s claimed.

That’s based on Brazilian journalist Pedro Henrique Lutti Lippe, who claims in a brand new OX do Controle video that he obtained the data from 5 separate sources.

According to the sources, they’re additionally engaged on video games concentrating on Q1 2025, to launch alongside the console itself, which has internally slipped out of a earlier 2024 goal.

Previously, VGC reported that Nintendo was concentrating on a launch for its subsequent console in late 2024, per growth sources. This was later supported by different retailers.

Two growth sources VGC spoke to on Friday indicated that they had been engaged on Switch 2 video games deliberate for launch early subsequent 12 months however could not affirm if that meant a later-than-expected launch for the console itself.


Eurogamer reviews it’s heard “similar whispers” from trade sources this week, although has not been capable of concretely substantiate them.

Although the corporate is but to remark publicly, Nintendo’s Switch successor was extensively anticipated to launch this 12 months.

In its newest earnings assembly earlier this month, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa once more declined to touch upon plans for its next-generation console.

The exec as an alternative insisted that the present Nintendo Switch iteration could be Nintendo’s “main business” heading into 2024. The firm’s plan for the following fiscal 12 months might be shared at its subsequent earnings briefing in May, he mentioned.

Nintendo’s subsequent fiscal 12 months will run till April 2025, so could embody a console launch even when it has been delayed into calendar 2025.

Dr. Serkan Toto, CEO of Tokyo-based recreation trade consultancy Kantan Games, lately predicted that the brand new Nintendo console could launch at $400 – $100 greater than the Switch’s launched worth – and there’s an opportunity its video games could undertake the $70 pricing of many PS5 and Xbox Series X/S titles.

According to the trade advisor, Nintendo’s subsequent console will once more have moveable performance, as VGC reported final 12 months.