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Nintendo denies NX will use Android OS

A fan-made mock-up of the Nintendo NX

A fan-made mock-up of the Nintendo NX

Update:

Nintendo has told the Wall Street Journal that there is ‘no truth’ in reports that they’re planning to adopt Android for the new NX console. Naturally they didn’t offer any more information on what they are planning to do, so that appears to be that.

The Nikkei newspaper is usually a reliable source though, so many may wonder whether perhaps a partnership with Google was being considered but has now been decided against. Although as the Wall Street Journal points out, the problem with piracy on Android may be reason enough for Nintendo to have abandoned the concept.

 

Original story:

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