Nintendo Switch Lite - are you getting one?

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txsizzler
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Nintendo Switch Lite - are you getting one?

Postby txsizzler » September 23rd, 2019, 8:40 am

The internet reviews are in, and they are quite glowing of this new handheld!

Here are a few of many reviews that praise the system:

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/19/2087 ... aunch-date
https://kotaku.com/nintendo-switch-lite ... 1838237417
https://www.cnet.com/news/nintendo-swit ... itch-part/
https://www.gameinformer.com/2019/09/20 ... ite-review

The only negatives I have read, have been the audio directly from the system isn't all that great (using headphones with the included jack is good though), and the fact that it doesn't have a TV/HDMI out.

Anyhow, I ordered two of these for my teenagers Christmas gifts. We already have a dedicated Switch console, but I figure these will be great for on the road, and other mobile gaming.

So, who here is getting one? Your thoughts on the system? I look forward to The Critic's take on this.

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Re: Nintendo Switch Lite - are you getting one?

Postby DrLitch » September 23rd, 2019, 8:46 pm

I early adopted the original Switch so I will pass on this one. However, were I in the market now for a Switch this would offer an interesting choice connundrum.

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Re: Nintendo Switch Lite - are you getting one?

Postby VideoGameCritic » September 23rd, 2019, 9:27 pm

Will this officially put the 3DS to bed?

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Re: Nintendo Switch Lite - are you getting one?

Postby Sonicx9 » September 23rd, 2019, 10:40 pm

VideoGameCritic wrote:Will this officially put the 3DS to bed?


It might, but the New 3DS XL, New 2DS XL and regular 2DS are $200, $150, and $80 respectively hard to believe that they did not get a price drop with the Switch Lite?

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Re: Nintendo Switch Lite - are you getting one?

Postby imderfnz » September 25th, 2019, 1:41 am

should i get one i like handheld mode because i dont care about it on the tv as much and i dont have friends that have a switch . and does all controllers work on the switch lite like a wireless genesis controller ?

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Re: Nintendo Switch Lite - are you getting one?

Postby Buttermancan » September 25th, 2019, 10:41 am

Here in England the Original Switch retails for £279.99 and the Lite for £199.99. Personally I would pay the extra 80 quid for the option to play on the TV with a proper controller.
I've also heard that a sizeable number of people have drifting issues with the joycons for the original switch and that the lite uses the exact same sticks and components(though they obviously cannot be detached from the handheld).

If you only like gaming handheld or if you want to save a bit of money at christmas spending on the kids, this could be a winner!

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Re: Nintendo Switch Lite - are you getting one?

Postby zetax » September 25th, 2019, 11:45 pm

Just like the original Switch... Is there anything for this that I can't get on PS4 or Xbone, or that I'd want on portable? Negatory, Rubber Duck... Sorry Nintendo...


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