The Nintendo Switch is powered by customized NVIDIA Tegra know-how

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A tegra behind the scenes.


Nintendo’s newly introduced console Switch is to make use of NVIDIA structure beneath the hood, Nintendo and NVIDIA have confirmed.

NVIDIA assert on their web site that crucial factor to know in regards to the Switch is that “it’s really fun to play,” however they’re additionally fast to notice their involvement – they’re offering the customized Tegra processor that may energy the machine.

“The high-efficiency scalable processor includes a NVIDIA GPU based on the same architecture as the world’s top-performing GeForce gaming graphics cards,” the company writes on their blog.

NVIDIA additionally notice that the machine is supported by “fully custom software” which features a newly revamped physics engine and superior instruments for constructing video games. NVIDIA has created two new gaming APIs to make all of it occur.

The Switch is to develop into accessible in March 2017, and NVIDIA is only one of a slew of companions we now find out about, however they’re a fairly vital one.

We can’t wait to get our arms on the machine and report how the know-how beneath the hood holds up. Soon, hopefully.