Nintendo Switch

1 2 Switch GOTY 2017

  • Yes

    Votes: 12 37.5%
  • Yes

    Votes: 20 62.5%

  • Total voters
    32

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Cons and Knees Don't Go Together
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Oh yeah, we aren't going to be fixing the Joy-Con drift issue because we're going to make more money off people.

Even though we had to like, spent repairs for free, but fuck you customers, you already paid for our product.
 

BlueShelledKoopaTroopa

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There's finally a built in ethernet port and they increased the internal storage to 64GB. (Which it should have been to begin with at the minimum). But $350? Woof.
 

Doomhiker

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Buying the Switch full price just for a fix joy con drift fix is beyond confusing and dumb.
Imagine having to buy a Xbox 360 full price just to get a Red Ring Of Death fix.
The issue isn't being fixed here, nor is that how it is advertised.

Either way, this seems to be a Switch that's way too expensive with a slightly better screen. Doesn't actually fix the console actual problems.
 

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Buying the Switch full price just for a fix joy con drift fix is beyond confusing and dumb.
????????

The point being made here is that Nintendo can make a slightly better Switch yet don't take the time to fix their drift plaguing the consoles (thus having backwards priorities), not that we should buy a new console to fix a controller?
 

Thomas the Tank Engine

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Wow guys I can't believe all those unsubstantiated rumors about how Nintendo was totally going to make a Switch Pro with a 1080p screen that could run at 4K with more powerful hardware than the original Switch with exclusive games that would only run on the Pro turned out to be false.

I'm meh on the OLED Switch TBH. I never bought into the Switch Pro rumors other than 'wow it'd be cool if that did happen but I won't be surprised if it doesn't' and I'd rather have Nintendo up front say 'This new version has an OLED screen' as opposed to the New 3DS screen shit where it was a complete gamble on whether or not you got a TN or IPS panel. Also took them long enough to include a built-in ethernet port instead of requiring people to buy a dongle. Maybe I'll still get it cuz I don't have a regular Switch yet, but I also prefer to play handheld, so maybe hope for a Switch Lite OLED version and Knuckles featuring Dante from the Devil May Cry series or something?
 

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I thought we'd finally stop hearing "Switch Pro" rumors now that the OLED Model has been announced, but I've ALREADY seen some leakers say that the "true" Switch Pro with 4k and DLSS is coming in 2022. This same exact thing happened in 2019. Leakers said a "Switch Pro" was coming, Nintendo revealed a new Switch that had better battery life and basically nothing else, then all the leakers were like "wait wait no that's not the real Switch Pro, trust me guys".
 

Thomas the Tank Engine

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The thing that gets me about the persistent Switch Pro rumors is how 'mid-gen hardware upgrade' isn't even a thing Nintendo really does?

Out of all their systems, the only times they've done that was the Nintendo DSi and New Nintendo 3DS (and maybe the Game Boy Color, considering how similar it was to the original Game Boy in terms of specs + I feel like Nintendo combines GB and GBC sales together for a reason, so I think they at least count those as one platform).

So that's two (or three) systems out of, what, twelve major consoles and handhelds?
 

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Three of those are for just handhelds too, rather than home console and the Switch *could* be classified as a handheld.

Does GameBoy Advance SP even count?
 

Xananab

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I'm actually kinda tempted to get the OLED Model, since I still have the V1 model from 2017 with the crappy battery life, and the OLED Model supposedly has 4.5 to 9 hours, which sounds reeeeeally nice. I'm also a real big fan of OLED, my phone has it and it looks amazing.

I'm probably going to wait a year before buying it so I can hear what the burn in is like. But even if I didn't want to wait, I wouldn't be able to get it anyways because it'll probably be scalped, and I refuse to buy anything from scalpers. I'd rather just not have it at all.
 

Thomas the Tank Engine

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So like even with the drift problems and the OLED model coming out soon, would it be worth it for me to pick up either a Switch or Switch Lite? As the above poster said, chances are the OLED version would be scalped to all Hell and impossible to get when it comes out anyways and my local Target and Walmart both seem to always have several Switches and Switch Lites in stock, so I'm thinking of picking one or the other up?
 

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lite doesnt seem to be a good option because if it drifts you have literally no way of replacing its joycons. and if its anything like normal joycons it WILL drift
i think a normal switch could be fine enough... probably get a procon right away as it doesnt drift as often and as bad, apparently. oled doesnt seem to offer that many improvements, but you can pick that if what it has would be really important to you
 

Thomas the Tank Engine

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Yeah thinking about it a bit, I am leaning more towards getting a regular Switch. Cuz like I know I like handheld gaming but I also know there're games I'd wanna get on the Switch that I'd prefer to play on my huge TV instead and I wouldn't wanna miss out on that with the Lite.

Also yeah the drift stuff too, if I had a Lite and got drift, I'd either be fucked or I'd have to send the entire damn system into Nintendo for them to replace and have to wait a few days before I get it back to actually use the damn thing. And I already got an SN30 Pro+ controller, so I could just use that instead of the JoyCons anyway (at least when playing on TV).
 
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