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Logitech and Tencent are working on a portable video game console • ENTER.CO

Although the pandemic brought chip shortages from which the industry has not yet recovered, the video game market is not standing still. Logitech, a company dedicated to the manufacture of technological accessories such as keyboards, speakers, mice, etc. announced that it has partnered with game developer, Tencent Games.

Through the new partnership, both companies plan to develop a new “Nintendo Switch”-type console. No, you probably won’t be able to play Mario Bros on the new handheld console from both companies, but you will be able to enjoy other titles. The association announced that the idea of ​​this new device is framed under the premise of “playing AAA games almost anywhere.”

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Additionally, Logitech maintains that the main focus of the console is cloud gaming, which they consider to be the future of the video game market. And it is that these games provide the ease of transmitting video games to users without the need to download or install them on the console. Instead, the games are rendered and played on remote servers, and users interact with them locally on their devices. Without a doubt, the most exciting thing about this new console is that, as reported by Logitech, it will support multiple cloud gaming services. They are working with Xbox Cloud Gaming and NVIDIA GeForce NOW so gamers can enjoy their AAA games hosted in the cloud.

Although the companies announce that the console will be available by the end of this year, they have not revealed its physical appearance, nor its technical specifications; however, having a launch so close, it is expected that in the coming months we will have more details about it. For his part, Ujesh Desai, general manager of Logitech G. mentioned that “As someone who grew up playing video games, the idea of ​​being able to stream and play AAA games almost anywhere is super exciting, and we can’t wait to show everyone what we’re up to. we have been working”.

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