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Nintendo Switch upgrade leaves puzzle for gamers

OLED model expected to attract new customers, but falls short of hopes

Nintendo has upgraded the Switch console but not as dramatically as more serious gamers were hoping. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo)

TOKYO -- Avid gamers were disappointed when Nintendo unveiled the latest version of its popular Switch console on Tuesday.

They had been hoping for a "Switch Pro" -- a long-rumored high-spec device that would be capable of competing with the likes of Sony Group's PlayStation. What they got was a device aimed squarely at casual and first-time gamers.

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