Nintendo got trounced in the console market multiple times and they keep trying right?Sony is not gonna go head to head with Nintendo again in the handheld market when Nintendo already trounced them twice. What about the vita makes anyone think Sony is ready to jump back in?
Obviously Sony has a concept like this just simmering somewhere, with a very modest budget going to R&D.
In the off chance that the Nintendo Switch actually blows up and becomes hugely popular, Sony is going to enter that market as well.
Sony is not gonna go head to head with Nintendo again in the handheld market when Nintendo already trounced them twice. What about the vita makes anyone think Sony is ready to jump back in?
You guys know that if Sony comes out with a new handheld it's not going to be a PS4 portable. That's not feasible with current technology, especially the architecture they went with for PS4.
Sony already set the precedent for games running at different settings for different hardware. Who says they can't make games run worse to run on a portable?
They also have PlayStation Now and Remote Play technology. Remote Play is almost seamless, and with a few upgrades (and PS4 games) PlayStation Now could be a killer app for this sort of hardware.
Love my Vita, but I'm gonna buy a Switch as soon as it hits a decent price point.
If Sony wants to make a Vita 2 they should not wait too long to announce, cause I won't buy two handhelds!!1
To be fair, sort of kinect and wiimote tech (ended in the eyetoy) have been patented by sony in the ps2 era but no one paid attention and accuse Sony to copy both years later.
Because those games use an 8-core Jaguar CPU regardless and you can't use that configuration in even a tablet that size.
Plus even from a GPU perspective the difference between Switch portable and Switch docked is 2.5. That's largely to go from 720p to 1080p.
If you divide the 1.8TFlops of the PS4 by 2.5 you get 720GFlops which is almost twice as powerful as the Switch is when docked. There's no battery powered GPU that powerful.