Stu at Sushimonster85 writes 'Yesterday, Taiwan based website Digitimes ran with a story claiming Nintendo were set to go into NX mass production ‘at the end of the first quarter 2016’. As well as running (supposedly Nintendo’s own) predicted shipping target of 20 million units. Whilst the reliability of the article is relatively unknown at this point, it does raise an interesting question. Would it be a wise move for Nintendo to launch the NX that early? A lot comes down to what the Nintendo NX actually turns out to be, that being said, let’s take a look at the hypothetical pro’s and con’s of a mid-2016 release.'