Rumour: Nintendo NX to Drop Discs for Cartridges

The financial statements of the company that provides Nintendo’s ROM chips – used in both consoles and for 3DS game cartridges – have sparked speculation as to whether the upcoming Nintendo NX will drop the use of optical disc drives in favour of cartridges.

As spotted by Screen Critics, Chinese memory manufacturer Macronix is reportedly expecting an increased order of ROM chips from Nintendo, and company chairman Wu Miin made specific reference to the NX in his financial briefing (reported by Money-Link and translated by NeoGAF user Jim_Cacher):

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