REUTERS  Toru Hanai Sales staff work behind Nintendo Switch game consoles at an electronics store in Tokyo Japan

Physical game cards provide the benefit of additional storage so that developers and users don't rely exclusively on the Switch's internal storage space.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Nintendo is pushing back the introduction of larger 64GB game cards for the Switch. An eventual move to 64GB would allow for more data-intensive games. At the very least, we might see Nintendo take advantage of the extra space afforded next year.

Currently, Switch devices have 32GB of internal storage; however, it comes out to about 26GB of usable space, as a portion is reserved for system software.

As it stands, the biggest Switch cartridges can hold 32GB of data, so quite a bit less than the 50GB capacity of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One's Blu-ray discs.

Delivery of larger game cartridges for Nintendo Switch game developers means a wait for some sweet titles for users.

For those who are raving about how the Nintendo Switch's storage issues aren't a big deal, the WSJ journalist also has described the fact that this is a problem for major USA-based developers. Nintendo has plans for 64GB cartridges, but their roll out has been delayed to 2019. Video games such as Splatoon 2 have managed to sell 1,292,281 units, Super Mario Odyssey has placed 1,292,281 copies and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, has managed to do the same with 1,045,438 copies.

Players of the game Legend of Zelda, Breath of the Wild will know the pain already. However, it's only a matter of time before Nintendo solves a few of these issues themselves. It makes bigger games like GTA V and The Witcher 3 a problem as their file sizes balloon to excess of 50GB.

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