It’s uncommon for a giant firm to come back out and categorically deny a complete report, however that’s what Nintendo simply did as we speak — the Japanese company entity has issued a press launch insisting that Bloomberg’s seeming revelation that Nintendo was pushing builders to construct 4K-resolution video games for an upcoming however doubtlessly canceled “Switch Pro” handheld was completely incorrect.
Nintendo writes the report “falsely claims that Nintendo is supplying tools to drive game development for a Nintendo Switch with 4K support” and insists that it’s “not true.” Individually, it says that it has no plans for any new Nintendo Change aside from the marginally refined OLED mannequin that’ll be out subsequent week.
Whereas there’s at all times a chance that the language technically permits for many if not all of Bloomberg’s report back to be right — that, for example, there was a 4K Change growth package, and that Nintendo did push builders to construct 4K content material, and that Nintendo is just not pushing that anymore — Nintendo is trying to say that the complete report shouldn’t be true.
Bloomberg seems to be standing by its report, which isn’t a lot of a shock. It comes from revered sport/tech business journalists who’ve been extraordinarily well-sourced previously, and this report isn’t any exception: it cites nameless staff at 11 totally different sport firms all saying they’ve a 4K Change growth package. Following Nintendo’s tweet, the publication merely added a further line about Nintendo’s denial.
Weighed in opposition to a Nintendo assertion with even slightly little bit of wiggle room, I’d are inclined to imagine 11 sources over the corporate, significantly when that firm’s beneath investor stress to have its new OLED handheld do properly on launch day.
Replace, 8:56PM ET: Added that Bloomberg has minimally up to date its publish to incorporate Nintendo’s new denial.