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Old 02-10-2017, 07:52 PM
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Default Re: Game Consoles: What's Next?

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Nintendo Switch will be back to using cartridges - no optical drive.
Probably not "cartridges" as we knew them. Just dumb flash cards which have to be read into memory just like any other storage these days
Yes. In the photos they look to be about the same size as a regular SD card - though of course they are proprietary so as to make piracy more difficult.




Regarding the special souped-up cartridges, here's the Super FX graphics processor chip inside a UK Star Wing cartridge (that's what Star Fox was called here).

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