From the iterations on the Wii to the various versions of the DS, Nintendo is no stranger to redesigning both their home and handheld consoles. Since the launch of the Nintendo Switch in 2017, rumors have been flying around about a potential upgrade, and recent reports indicate a more powerful version of the Nintendo Switch may be in development for release early next year.

While we don’t know what the differences would be between the current model and the so-called “Switch Pro,” the rumors have had us thinking about how radical some of Nintendo’s design jumps have been over the years. As such, it seemed like a good time to recount the history of Nintendo’s console and handheld redesigns, from NES to Nintendo Switch.

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What would you want a Switch redesign to look like? Which of these older models are your favorite? Let us know in the comments!

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Logan Plant is a writer for IGN, and the Production Assistant for Nintendo Voice Chat, IGN’s weekly Nintendo show. You can find him on Twitter at @LoganJPlant.
Source: IGN Video Games All

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