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Old 07-11-2019, 03:31 AM   #1
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https://www.nintendo.com/switch/lite/

Launching 09/20/2019
Price $199.99

https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/10/tech/...rnd/index.html

Nintendo announced it will release a smaller version of its popular Switch gaming console.

The new Nintendo Switch Lite will cost $199.99, which is $100 less than the regular Switch model. It will be released on September 20.

"Adding Nintendo Switch Lite to the lineup gives gamers more color and price point options," said Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser in a release. "Now consumers can choose the system that best suits how they like to play their favorite Nintendo Switch games."

The Switch Lite is designed to be exclusively portable. That means it can't connect to the television like the Switch can. It has built-in, not removable, controllers.



Nintendo announces a $199 Switch Lite handheld video game system

Nintendo announces 'Mario' and 'Zelda' in virtual reality

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Nintendo announces 'Mario' and 'Zelda' in virtual reality

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New York (CNN Business)Nintendo announced it will release a smaller version of its popular Switch gaming console.

The new Nintendo Switch Lite will cost $199.99, which is $100 less than the regular Switch model. It will be released on September 20.

"Adding Nintendo Switch Lite to the lineup gives gamers more color and price point options," said Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser in a release. "Now consumers can choose the system that best suits how they like to play their favorite Nintendo Switch games."

The Switch Lite is designed to be exclusively portable. That means it can't connect to the television like the Switch can. It has built-in, not removable, controllers.

It's slightly lighter than the Switch, weighing 0.61 pounds. It has a 5.5-inch touch screen (slightly smaller than the 6.2-inch touchscreen on the Switch) and has a slightly longer battery life. It can last up to 7 hours depending on which game is played.

The Switch Lite comes in three colors: Yellow, turquoise and gray.

Nintendo notes that the Switch Lite can play games from the Switch library that "support handheld mode, although some games will have restrictions."

The Switch was a blockbuster for Nintendo when it launched in 2017. It sold 10 million units in less than a year and supply shortages made them hard to find.

But sales have recently stagnated. In February, Nintendo cut its annual forecast for Switch sales from 20 million to 17 million. That suggests the device might not have the Wii-like mass appeal that Nintendo was banking on.

But games for the consoles are still selling well, a sign that the Switch's popularity could prove resilient. Nintendo increased its annual outlook for sales of Switch games from 100 million to 110 million.

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Old 07-11-2019, 08:25 PM   #2
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Old 07-11-2019, 11:04 PM   #3
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Wasn't that also how much the new 3DS XL cost when it first came out?
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It's like sale price of the main deal here yikes....
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Old 07-12-2019, 12:51 AM   #5
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Really?

Should be closer to $150-$170 honestly. Give the main system a drop to $250 while they're at it.
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This isnt a perfect comparison, but the MSRP for Nvidia Shield w/ 16GB storage (and no screen) is $180. From that perspective, $200 for the same SoC w/ 32GB storage and a 720p display sounds reasonable.

Obviously, both systems have different feature sets, and Shield gets better discounts and gets them more often than Switch.

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Should be closer to $150-$170 honestly. Give the main system a drop to $250 while they're at it.
They are not going to drop the price of the regular Switch when it's selling like it is,and $199 is the right price for this and it will fly of shelves when it launches.
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Really?

They will sell it for what the market will stand,the Switch has sold very well since launch and there is no reason to panic sell it imho.
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Old 08-31-2019, 10:03 PM   #9
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https://www.nintendo.com/switch/lite/

Launching 09/20/2019
Price $199.99

https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/10/tech/...rnd/index.html

Nintendo announced it will release a smaller version of its popular Switch gaming console.

The new Nintendo Switch Lite will cost $199.99, which is $100 less than the regular Switch model. It will be released on September 20.

"Adding Nintendo Switch Lite to the lineup gives gamers more color and price point options," said Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser in a release. "Now consumers can choose the system that best suits how they like to play their favorite Nintendo Switch games."

The Switch Lite is designed to be exclusively portable. That means it can't connect to the television like the Switch can. It has built-in, not removable, controllers.



Nintendo announces a $199 Switch Lite handheld video game system

Nintendo announces 'Mario' and 'Zelda' in virtual reality

See the $199 Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo announces 'Mario' and 'Zelda' in virtual reality

See the $199 Nintendo Switch Lite

New York (CNN Business)Nintendo announced it will release a smaller version of its popular Switch gaming console.

The new Nintendo Switch Lite will cost $199.99, which is $100 less than the regular Switch model. It will be released on September 20.

"Adding Nintendo Switch Lite to the lineup gives gamers more color and price point options," said Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser in a release. "Now consumers can choose the system that best suits how they like to play their favorite Nintendo Switch games."

The Switch Lite is designed to be exclusively portable. That means it can't connect to the television like the Switch can. It has built-in, not removable, controllers.

It's slightly lighter than the Switch, weighing 0.61 pounds. It has a 5.5-inch touch screen (slightly smaller than the 6.2-inch touchscreen on the Switch) and has a slightly longer battery life. It can last up to 7 hours depending on which game is played.

The Switch Lite comes in three colors: Yellow, turquoise and gray.

Nintendo notes that the Switch Lite can play games from the Switch library that "support handheld mode, although some games will have restrictions."

The Switch was a blockbuster for Nintendo when it launched in 2017. It sold 10 million units in less than a year and supply shortages made them hard to find.

But sales have recently stagnated. In February, Nintendo cut its annual forecast for Switch sales from 20 million to 17 million. That suggests the device might not have the Wii-like mass appeal that Nintendo was banking on.

But games for the consoles are still selling well, a sign that the Switch's popularity could prove resilient. Nintendo increased its annual outlook for sales of Switch games from 100 million to 110 million.
I would say it's a bit of a stretch to say sales have "Stagnated" as you put it,Nintendo's original 20 million was a little ambitious imho,and 17 million is still very good,the system has thus far sold 37 million consoles in around 2 and a half years,and still continues to sell very well.

I do think there will be a lot of 3DS owners that have not jumped to the Switch due to it's portability,the Switch lite should be a nice alternative to the normal model,plus I also think Nintendo were very wise to remove the T.V dock facility,as I feel it could have impacted on the regular models sales.
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Did Nintendo ever say why they didn’t make 3DS games and to b played on the Switch?
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Old 09-01-2019, 02:59 AM   #11
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Did Nintendo ever say why they didn’t make 3DS games and to b played on the Switch?
They are different size game cards. They’d have to put money into porting them (and you’d have to buy them again)
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They are different size game cards. They’d have to put money into porting them (and you’d have to buy them again)
I know they are different sizes but it would have been smart of them to make the Switch’s cards the same size.

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I know they are different sizes but it would have been smart of them to make the Switch’s cards the same size.
I can't really see the point to be honest as the 3DS is dead in the water at this point despite the fact Nintendo keep saying they will still support the console,without actually supporting it with any new games ,the machine is awesome but it is around 8 years old now,now that's a pretty long time by any modern console standard,adding backwards compatibility is not as easy as we think,just because the console is far more powerful than the one you are trying to emulate does not mean it won't take a lot of effort to get it working,not to mention the extra cost of putting the card slot in the system etc,Nintendo just would have not seen the benefit imho.

When you look at the Wii U and 3DS's backwards compatibility you have to remember that these to consoles at their core were only updated versions of their previous consoles the Wii and the DS,they were both designed to offer backwards compatibility right from the start,but that's a damn sight easier if you are effectively using the same architecture as before,the Switch is nothing like the Wii U or 3DS in terms of console design,the best we could hope for is at some point DS/3DS games being released as pert of their online service,although I would not bank on it anytime soon.

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I know they are different sizes but it would have been smart of them to make the Switch’s cards the same size.
You also have to keep in mind hardware differences. Nintendo could have done a software emulator, but it wouldn’t have ran as smoothly as it would have at the hardware level. In other words, the DS/3DS games would have ran not as well on the Switch.
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Wow, you wouldn't be able to play certain Switch games that utilize motion controls with this.
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Wow, you wouldn't be able to play certain Switch games that utilize motion controls with this.
You can still pair a set of Joy-Con to the device, so if you had a set of Joy-Con then motion control would be fine. I saw a video demonstration of Super Mario Party being played on the Switch Lite.
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You can still pair a set of Joy-Con to the device, so if you had a set of Joy-Con then motion control would be fine. I saw a video demonstration of Super Mario Party being played on the Switch Lite.
Ah interesting. I'm thinking about the cases where a parent would buy the Lite version for their child, and the child wants to play Super Mario Party, 1-2 Switch, or Arms and can't, and the parents don't want to shell out more money for Joy Cons lol.
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Ah interesting. I'm thinking about the cases where a parent would buy the Lite version for their child, and the child wants to play Super Mario Party, 1-2 Switch, or Arms and can't, and the parents don't want to shell out more money for Joy Cons lol.
You can play ARMS with standard controls (it's actual the preferred method by ARMS players).
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You also have to keep in mind hardware differences. Nintendo could have done a software emulator, but it wouldn’t have ran as smoothly as it would have at the hardware level. In other words, the DS/3DS games would have ran not as well on the Switch.
I remember reading that is why DS and GBA games weren't available for purchase on 3DS eShop, ran poorly in emulation. Of course, DS carts work natively and there were a few free GBA games for early adopters, but in both cases you lose support for street/spot pass.

Anyway, I think it would be neat to gain 3DS compatibility for NS, even as downloads since the carts are wrong shaped. Really it would be 2DS support, and you would probably have to use the system rotated 90 degrees for the proper dual screen layout. I hated DS emulation on Wii U.
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You can play ARMS with standard controls (it's actual the preferred method by ARMS players).
Oh wow I had no idea! Still have to play the ARMS demo lol.
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