Nintendo to use the new Nvidia Graphics chip in the 2021 Switch update

Tha Nintendo Co. expect to accept update Chip Nvidia Corp. with improved graphics and processing for a new Switch model planned for the end-of-year buying season, according to people familiar with the matter.

The new version of Switch supports Nvidia’s Deep Learning Super Sampling, or DLSS, an innovative technology that uses artificial intelligence to deliver high-fidelity graphics in a more efficient way. That allows the console, which is also set for An OLED display update, to reproduce game images at 4K quality when they are submitted to TV, said the people, who asked not to be identified as the plan is not public.

The US company’s new chipset will bring a better CPU and more memory. DLSS support needs to add new code to games, so it will be used primarily to promote graphics on upcoming titles, the people said, including several game developers. Bloomberg News previously reported that the new Switch appears to feature a 7-inch OLED screen from Samsung Display Co. and a couple to release the console with several new games.

Representatives from Nvidia and Nintendo declined to comment.