The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that Nintendo has moved some Nintendo Switch manufacturing from China to Southeast Asia due to US trade tarrifs. The site also reports that the production for the Switch includes the current model and two new models, which suggests that Nintendo is set to release or announce them soon. The site says that one of the new Nintendo Switch systems is a beefed up version while the other is “a less-expensive model with a new look.”
People involved in the supply chain said production in Southeast Asia has started for the Switch, including the current type and the two new models, suggesting Nintendo is getting ready to introduce them soon. They didn’t give specific volume figures but said Nintendo wanted to have enough units to sell in the U.S., the largest market for videogame consoles, when the new products go on the market.