Switch 2 is coming soon, Nintendo casually announces

Detail of a young woman playing video games on a Nintendo Switch home console
(Image credit: Future / James Sheppard)

We've been covering Nintendo Switch 2 announcement predictions for many, many years now. Chatter has come in the form of concept art, speculation on display and other tech specs, with even the name of the device yo-yoing from Switch Pro to Switch 2 and back again. 

Well, the first official mention of the Switch 2 has landed. And after all that build up, it's almost comically casual in tone. The President of Nintendo slipped into a tweet that the Switch 2 will be announced "this fiscal year" but the emphasis was on the fact it won't be discussed at the upcoming Nintendo Direct event, with no fanfare whatsoever. See it below.

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Georgia Coggan

Georgia is lucky enough to be Creative Bloq's Editor. She has been working for Creative Bloq since 2018, starting out as a freelancer writing about all things branding, design, art, tech and creativity – as well as sniffing out genuinely good deals on creative technology. Since becoming Editor, she has been managing the site on a day-to-day basis, helping to shape the diverse content streams CB is known for and leading the team in their own creativity.