PUBLISHED: 13:42, Tue, Jan 7, 2020 | UPDATED: 13:50, Tue, Jan 7, 2020
Nintendo Direct fans are expecting the House of Mario to hold a January 2020 broadcast, and ahead of it a surprise Nintendo Switch Pro leak has emerged. The start of the new year is expected to bring with it a new Nintendo Direct which could have some surprise announcements in it. Leaks have given an insight into some of the announcements that could be made during the rumoured January 2020 Nintendo Direct.
Recently on Twitter it was revealed that GameStop has updated its systems with 12 SKUs for the Nintendo Switch.
These SKUs are unannounced games for the Nintendo Switch, and similar GameStop updates have occurred right before a Nintendo Direct.
Some of these games could be unannounced Wii U ports for the Switch which were were revealed recently by leaks.
And as leaks emerge about the upcoming rumoured Nintendo Direct another upcoming announcement from Ninty could have been revealed early.
According to a post by DigiTimes, Nintendo are planning a new Switch model that is set to release in the middle of the year.
Nintendo Direct January 2020 - Nintendo Switch Pro leak, Direct reveal inbound? (Image: NINTENDO)
The news was highlighted by Wall Street Journal journalist Takashi Mochizuki who tweeted: “I reported in Aug 2019: ‘Nintendo has ideas for further updates to the Switch lineup after those two models to make the platform’s lifecycle long’.
“DigiTimes on Jan 6: ‘Nintendo is reportedly planning to release in mid-2020 a new model of Switch’.”
It remains to be seen what specs the new Switch