Rumour: New Report From Nikkei Corroborates ‘Switch 2’ Delay Into 2025

Nintendo keen to avoid stock shortages.

A new report from Nikkei Asia has corroborated previous reports that the ‘Switch 2’ – the affectionately named successor to the Switch – will release at some point in 2025, with the report stating that the console won’t launch until March 2025 “at the earliest”.

Nikkei states that the reasoning behind the apparent delay from 2024 is so Nintendo can potentially avoid the stock shortages that plagued the Switch upon its own launch in 2017 and avoid resales. The firm is also reportedly keen to allow developers more time to get their titles in sufficient shape for launch.

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