As we all know, the Nintendo Switch and Nvidia Shield TV share the same chipset – the Tegra X1. Nvidia has leveraged its knowledge of mobile chipsets to keep Nintendo creating its hybrid console, and as a result, has not refreshed its own Shield line in what it feels like forever.
Evidence has been discovered within Google Play Developer Console's Device Catalog, which strongly suggests that Nvidia is producing a new Shield TV console.
Developers working on Tegra kernel have told XDA Developers that they believe the refreshed CPU and GPU combo ̵
This ties in with The Nvidia spokesperson responded to Nvidia's announcement that it was a few months ago, when a custom ROM developer dug inside Nvidia's public source code release and found references to "stormbreaker" and "friday" – the former joypad controller and the latter a remote
the findings by saying: "We can not comment on which codenames refer to product concepts that are active vs which ones are inactive, as it can be fluid. However, I can confirm that none of the codenames refer to products that have been launched publicly. "
This news link is quite neatly with the rumors that Nintendo is working on an" upgraded "Switch console, which will be released alongside a more cost-focused edition of the system. It would make sense for Nvidia to produce an updated Shield TV system if it's already working on a refreshed X1 for Nintendo
Nintendo has yet to confirm that any new Switch SKUs are in development, but its recent shift of production has added more weight to these reports.