New control of Nintendo Switch can be produced. This is indicated by the patent application done by the panel owner, indicating possibility Joy-Con does not match the device, unlike the original model.
The patent was only discovered “for now” this week by websites like Nintendo Life and other specialized companies, but it was registered in May 2018, by Nintendo Japan. For the rest of the world, patents have been updated in April this year.
The patent images show a Joy-Con very similar to the original, but with the main difference being that there is no docking system for the console. In theory, this will be a control that will be used always separately from the device.
For those with the Switch Lite, a console model that doesn’t highlight Joy-Con, this supposed new device could be a buying option, as some games require controls separate from the game. electronic – 1-2 Switch is a good example.
Another detail is that the Lite model also does not incorporate technologies like HD Rumble and the IR camera with motion sensors, which also makes it incompatible with other games, like the entire system. Nintendo Labo.
Currently, the patent is only considered a rumor, as it is not a sign of any official launch. Usually, video game and technology companies always apply for patents, but there’s no guarantee that a product will actually be released.
With information: Nintendo Life