The new portable compatible with the games of the classic console of Nintendo sets a date of arrival on the market and new backward compatible features
Analogue Pocket, the new retro console that aims to revive classic Game Boy games, already has a release date; This has been announced by its managers, ensuring that its new device will go on sale in May 2021 with reservations already available through its website, in addition to confirming news about the expected backward compatibility with the cartridges of the famous portable console of Nintendo.
Available in May 2021 for $ 199
Thus, those responsible for the Super NT have confirmed that their new retro console will begin shipping to its buyers in May 2021 after several delays that have postponed the project and its commercialization. Although in exchange for arriving later than expected, Analogue has confirmed new details about its hardware and backward compatibility with Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance games.
Pocket pre-orders will open August 3rd, 2020 8am PST. Pocket is shipping May 2021. Limit 2 per order.
Head to https://t.co/AHl6AiJr5Y for unannounced features & details, new accessories, small design changes, pricing & an FPGA developer program.
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Thus, slight design changes have been applied to the front of the console, with the Start, Select and Home buttons now located in the central part instead of the right side, in order to provide some more comfort to the players, according to their managers. . On the other hand, the console can be suspended at any time, recovering the game in the same place where it was left.
The Dock, for its part, now offers greater stability and offers connection for up to four controllers via Bluetooth or USB port, thus confirming multiplayer to 4 in local mode. On the screen, a Gorilla Glass panel with great shock resistance is confirmed with a resolution of 1,600×1,440 pixels with variable refresh rate and 360-degree rotation; although the most classic players will be able to choose the emulation of the original Game Boy screen. Finally, the console will have a 4,300 mAh battery with autonomy of between 6 and 10 hours of play.