According to Japanese business publication Nikkei, n oic Nintendo game console can be released on the platform Android. According to reports from Nikkei, the work in this direction is already underway, and we are, apparently talking about the console NX, which we wrote about in March.
If the rumors are true, this will be the first experience of Nintendo the use of third-party operating system. And this step can allow it in the future to offer more games for a variety of gadgets. Earlier this year the company announced the release of the mobile gaming market. However, instead of being ported to smartphones and tablets console hits loved by many, it has entered into a partnership agreement with DeNA, instructing that the development and promotion of new projects of its name.
Thus, at the current stage of transition to Android – it’s a good reason for Nintendo to expand the range of partners, as it is widely common in other types of devices, software platform is theoretically able to attract more developers than proprietary operating systems. But the segment of video game consoles – it’s one of the most striking examples of when the sale of “iron” is directly dependent on the availability of diverse and interesting content to the buyer.
However, if we consider the matter in a different plane, the Android OS as a game Platform has not yet taken root library consoles NVIDIA Shield scarce and startup Ouya altogether failed.
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