Nintendo NX was the code name for the Nintendo Switch prior to its introduction.
At this point in life, it must be said that Nintendo Switch is already an institutionsince the Japanese company’s console has become a success that has managed to sell more than 114 million copies worldwide until September 30 of this year, which increasingly points to the fact that, although It may not be the best-selling console in history, it is quite likely that it will be. top 3 in historybehind only the Nintendo DS and PS2.
In any case, it must be said that this was not always the case, since initially Nintendo Switch was known as NXa platform mentioned publicly for the first time in March 2015 as the next great revolution of the brand, thereby giving rise to it being made known in the revelation that Nintendo and DeNA were going to collaborate in the development of games for smartphones.
A prototype of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe reveals this curious fact
It should be noted that although until October 2016, when Nintendo Switch was officially presented, it was called NX everywhere and there were even unofficial logos of it, the truth is that Nintendo never revealed the official logo of this project before its release, this being something that Paul Kelly, a translator and conservationist in the video game industry who discovered a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe prototype.
In this way, Kelly affirms that in this prototype you can see the original nintendo nx logoso that he will have uploaded on his Twitter profile all the captured screenshots, which are from a version of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe from October 18, 2016, that is, two days before the official presentation of Nintendo Switch. You can take a look below:
Seems like a prototype of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has leaked online with a build date of 2016/10/18 09:37:23 with debug features enabled.
Do note that the characters shown WILL NOT be part of the Booster Course Pass, and are likely just placeholders.
(Screencaps from Discord.) pic.twitter.com/gMvS10m4gX
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Given this, it should be noted that it remains to be seen what will happen to Nintendo Switch in the coming years, since, although games continue to be released, the console is a few months away from turning 6, which, in general, is equivalent to starting to talk about a successor. However, to date Nintendo has not commented.