Nintendo NX Reportedly Running On x86 Architecture

Apr
08

Nintendo NX Reportedly Running On x86 Architecture

Verified leaker untypedhero on Reddit who is known to have industry connections with inside knowledge about Nintendo’s next console has posted a few new tidbits of information about the NX. Reported the upcoming system will run on the x86-64 architecture similar to the processors that power modern computers, PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One.

Other information that has come to light includes the fact that the NX will report second screen integration of some kind, will allow users to back-up their data to some kind of Nintendo cloud service and by using Nintendo software you can earn My Nintendo points for use in their new apps like Miitomo.

In terms of power the Nintendo NX is said to be able handle ports of current generation titles.

Here is the content original reddit post:

x86 architecture.
Backup data to Nintendo server (most likely My Nintendo).
Support for additional screen.
Can handle ports of current-gen games.
Will be able to interact with smart device apps.
Using NX software will unlock My Nintendo reward points.

As soon as more information about the Nintendo NX is leaked or officialy announced we will bring it to you.

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