According to a report from Japanese newspaper NikkeiNintendo’s next platform, codenamed NX, will run on an Android-based operating system.

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Allegedly, Nikkei has an insider source that claims that Nintendo decided to use an Android OS on Nintendo NX when the company realized that third parties were abandoning Wii U irremediably. Therefore, the company expects to embrace a more open platform with Android, allowing developers more flexibility in making content that could also be launched on smartphones and tablets.

Via | NeoGaf