NINTENDO SWITCH LITE - Happy Console Gamer

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  • Published: 10 July 2019
  • Nintendo Switch Lite reaction/thoughts is a compact, lightweight addition to the Nintendo Switch family, with integrated controls.
    Nintendo Switch Lite supports all Nintendo Switch software that can be played in handheld mode. It’s great for people who have lots of opportunities to play outside, and also for anyone who wants to
    As a dedicated handheld gaming device, Nintendo Switch Lite does not support output to a TV.

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  • mad brick builder
    mad brick builder  1 days back

    Best idea for the people who can't afford a normal switch and I love hand held gaming

    • Gamer_Shrimp 88
      Gamer_Shrimp 88  2 days back

      I already preordered it😂😂 Lolz I love my Switch but it is too darn long! Hehehe I mainly play it handheld-mode so lugging it around was a bit of pain....hopefully NS lite will be easier to bring at cons....plus I collect Nintendo handhelds so this is just the latest addition to my collection😄😄

      • J D
        J D  2 days back

        Hey look it's the Wii U you never wanted

        • josh
          josh  2 days back

          The current switch is backpack portable, but far from pocket portable. I'll need to see the lite in person of course, but I'm skeptical that it will improve pocket-ability to a useful degree. Without a clam shell, the analogue sticks seem destined to snag often.

          • bloodmuffin123
            bloodmuffin123  3 days back

            Where did that robotech bomber jacket come from?

            • cheetodust
              cheetodust  3 days back

              If you already own a switch this thing is a useless piece of crap. If you are a casual gamer that just wants a handheld to play with i can see the appeal.

              • The Last Dragon
                The Last Dragon  3 days back

                cheetodust Ding ding ding. Yes, it’s not for gamers like you or me. But for the parents who have kids/teens, they’d be more inclined to give them the (sorta) tossaway Switch. And that’s why it’s still going to sell like hot cakes.

            • Louis McGonigal
              Louis McGonigal  3 days back

              I have pre ordered an Nintendo Lite yellow, previously had the standard one wasn’t really used but as Pokemon is coming out I want to dabble in a few Nintendo games. My main console is my PS4 Pro so this is the reason why a lite suites my needs.

              • Ben Loohole
                Ben Loohole  3 days back

                Finally a Switch that is REALLY portable. Plus it's got a d-pad, better battery life, no pointless underused gimmicks and it's cheaper than the original Switch. The Switch Lite is gonna be a winner.

                • Michael Guerra
                  Michael Guerra  3 days back

                  Being a huge Vita/psp/DS fan this looks absolutely perfect for me.. And I’m very impressed with Switch’s library nowadays.. I’m glad I waited..

                  • rockman fan
                    rockman fan  3 days back

                    The unswitchable

                    • Tam James
                      Tam James  4 days back

                      I don't own a switch yet for the simple reason, that screen looks 🤪lol... Seriously nintendo, sort that crap 720 nonsense please and give me an oled screen like my freakin' phone has.. The amount of people that I've seen complain about that screen getting scratched whilst putting in and out of its docking station is an absolute deal breaker for me. I want a heavyweight switch with all the trimmings, not an anorexic one 😂😜🤪

                      • The Last Dragon
                        The Last Dragon  2 days back

                        Cmon buddy. Invest in a $5 glass screen protector. Problem solved. As to why it’s only 720p and not OLED, do you want this to be a $500 machine?

                    • Jason Roy
                      Jason Roy  4 days back

                      Personally coming from someone who currently doesn’t own a switch, I wouldn’t really use the docked mode (especially since I own an xbox one already). So it would be really nice to only spend $200 as opposed to spending an extra $100 for something I would never use. And to have a handheld I can take anywhere of course

                      • The Last Dragon
                        The Last Dragon  3 days back

                        Jason Roy Then it’s marketed towards folks like yourself. Not sure why a bunch of trolls are calling it a useless release.

                    • Water 8962
                      Water 8962  4 days back

                      No,cant connect to tv and smaller screen.

                      • The Last Dragon
                        The Last Dragon  2 days back

                        Water 8962 The Lite has a redesign Tegra X1 chip. Which is more battery/energy efficient. With the Switch in portable mode, it dumbs down the system so you’re not killing the battery in an hour. Hence 720p resolution. When it’s dock, it goes all out on power because it’s basically connected to the wall outlet. Thus being able to produce 1080p. So that’s why it won’t be dockable.

                    • Jinn Chong
                      Jinn Chong  4 days back

                      I believe the Switch Lite is another solid option for gamers that are for most part playing solo and doesn't want to spend too much on addition accessories. One of the big draw backs of the Switch are the dizzying array of extras. Get a bigger microSD storage, a pro controller, additional joy cons, joy con chargers, etc.

                      The Switch Lite pretty much takes that headache away by providing a decent control setup.

                      • robin g
                        robin g  4 days back

                        No buy. Because of lesser feuters and no prestanda upgrade. Looks like shit.

                        • The Last Dragon
                          The Last Dragon  3 days back

                          robin g Well it is called the Lite at $100 for a reason..

                      • Ashkan
                        Ashkan  4 days back

                        I would only get this if I'm able to use the same account on my OG Nintendo switch and the Nintendo switch light. All my games are digital and I don't plan on buying the same games for the same system just to play it on the Nintendo switch light.

                        • Cave Data
                          Cave Data  4 days back

                          Uh was the 3ds successful? Why is this a question

                          • TheVyperii
                            TheVyperii  4 days back

                            Personally, I want this the other way round- Like a PS TV for example. I literally just want a console to plug into the tv, and the controllers can carry on being like wiimotes if they have to. I'm too old for a portable device for regular use these days- for maybe 2 weeks of holiday a year is fine, but the neck ache and hand-cramps I got using the 3DS were awful. This looks to be worse!

                            • Aqland mirror video gamer and collector

                              Yes. I want the pro version. Please Nintendo. A switch pro

                              • Aqland mirror video gamer and collector

                                I don't like the fact that it can't connect to the tv. But I kind of want it. The Pokemon sword and shield switch lite. But this switch does have a little bit of a better battery life.

                                • The Wren
                                  The Wren  4 days back

                                  For the extra Hun to get HD rumble, detachable controllers, and TV Output....Just find the $100 you're giving up way too much with this thing. Switch has continuously shocked me with their support and releases. Wait for a place to have a sale on a regular Switch bundle and get one!

                                  • Aaron Garcia
                                    Aaron Garcia  4 days back

                                    Thank you for the video, I love genuine positive energy. The biggest turn off for me is the fact that the joycons do not come off for local multiplayer mode. Gaming is a highly social activity for me and I love the way the switch can be that on the go.

                                    • Gamer_Shrimp 88
                                      Gamer_Shrimp 88  2 days back

                                      This is good for those who play it in handheld mode and not into the joycon motion controls

                                  • Juan Carlos Rubio Vizcarrondo

                                    It is the replacement for the 3DS and I think that it is marketed towards a much younger audience.

                                    If you already got a standard switch, acquiring the Lite version makes no sense at all. The normal one simply has all that Lite has to offer and more.

                                    I guess that if price is an issue for you, you could get Switch Lite and access the same games. But, then again, if you already own the previous Switch, the Lite version has no appeal at all.

                                    • Chertograad
                                      Chertograad  4 days back

                                      Reasons why (for me): I'm mostly a PC gamer while at home and I never actually use my TV (I don't even know why I got one to be honest...), I do love handhelds and I bought the New 2DS XL last Christmas even tho' it's an old device. Although a laptop is portable, let's be honest: it's not great for gaming on the go. A handheld console is. I'm not into all this motion control stuff (and I never was during the Wii days either) so I don't feel like missing out. I also never use rumble when playing so I'm fine with it missing. I've also held back from purchasing as Switch since ~330€ is a little bit too pricey for handheld-only use for me. I'm not comparing stuff here. I'm just saying I wouldn't pay that much for it. I do love the retro TV consoles tho' (nes mini, snes mini and the upcoming sega masterdrive/genesis mini which I'll be getting). I also don't like carrying backbags with me so fitting the original switch inside a pocket would've been a challenging task. The N2DSXL fits in nicely. We'll see if the Switch Lite managed to pull the same stunt.

                                      Reasons why not (for me): I'm scared that since there's been a ton of discussion about the Joycon thumbsticks having drift over years of use (I even saw a video that shows what's causing the issue, can't recall if it was on Spawnwave's channel), I don't want the device to effectively break down on me after ~2 years and that I'd have to purchase a new one for such a small issue. And by small I mean that the thumbstick's don't cost that much in themselves... But you can't swap them out in a unibody design so ... yea... RIP. I'm also curious that if I'd get separate Joycons, how would the Switch Lite be held up without a kickstand and how would I charge the joycons then...? So many questions left unanswered...

                                      • Chertograad
                                        Chertograad  4 days back

                                        All in all I think the Switch Lite is a great move by Nintendo. Many Switch owners have said their concerns but I'm seeing it as not marketed towards current Nintendo Switch owners but ones that haven't bought one yet because of either pricing or size issues (when considering gaming on the go).
                                        It effectively targets the Nintendo 3DS crowd which I'm a part of. People that only want handheld mobile gaming but aren't content with smartphones' touchscreen. Let's be honest: Tactile feedback is huge. Feeling buttons press down instead of swiping on glass...

                                        If the drifting issue is somehow resolved, I might even pick this up as my first Nintendo Switch variant.

                                    • James Fonzi
                                      James Fonzi  4 days back

                                      Already have a switch, but I think I'm going to pick one of these up at some point.

                                      • mana beast
                                        mana beast  4 days back

                                        I never used my switch handheld.
                                        So this is pure trash for me. Why not make a switch pro instead than making this shit.

                                        • The Last Dragon
                                          The Last Dragon  2 days back

                                          mana beast What makes you think they can’t do both? It’s a great strategy. Don’t know why you can’t see that.

                                      • egyptianshaman
                                        egyptianshaman  4 days back

                                        I've been on the fence about the Switch for a long time, the games looked fantastic but the joy cons detatched are uncomfortable and the fact that they detach made me feel like that's one more thing to get broken later down the line(I prefer longevity and durability in my consoles), and the price tag was steep for my interest. So I held off on buying a switch. Still don't have one. But with the announcement of this streamlined portable model that has everything I want out of the switch and omits everything I didn't want from it made me finally decide to buy one. I grew up with gameboy color, gameboy advance, DS, PSP, as a kid who was always on the move it gave me a lot more accessibility and time to enjoy games all the way through instead of whenever I had a quiet day at home, which continues to be rare for me. I guess I'm just one of those people, but this version of the switch is exactly what I want.

                                        • Nafyo toons
                                          Nafyo toons  4 days back

                                          Can I use 2 similar accounts, once for regular switch at home and the other lite version going outdoor.

                                          • The Last Dragon
                                            The Last Dragon  3 days back

                                            Nafyo toons We all believe this is Nintendo’s intensions. They’ll have to work something out with syncing between the same account on 2 systems so you can pick up any one and continue where you left off.

                                        • johneygd
                                          johneygd  5 days back

                                          It’s just a fucking switch without the switch features, boohoo👎

                                          • johneygd
                                            johneygd  2 days back

                                            The Last Dragon yes but my point is , it defeats the whole purpose & selling point of it, this feels very misleading, same thing with the wii mini, 2DS & new 3DS ,

                                          • The Last Dragon
                                            The Last Dragon  2 days back

                                            johneygd I mean it is called the Lite at $100 less for a reason.

                                        • Divien
                                          Divien  5 days back

                                          I have a switch and I'm going to buy one cause it'll be nice to have a switch that's smaller to take to work and not have to worry about the joy cons or putting it down gently cause of the joy cons, so this with a case abuse lol

                                          • Craig Keighley
                                            Craig Keighley  5 days back

                                            Would rather just spend the extra to get the full features. Too many are removed and they've literally removed the switches USP.
                                            Its clearly made to replace the ds

                                            • Micah Buzan
                                              Micah Buzan  5 days back

                                              This is what I would have gotten to begin with.

                                              • Brunch
                                                Brunch  5 days back

                                                I like the design as I don’t like the joycons, but I dislike that it can’t connect to a tv.

                                                • The Last Dragon
                                                  The Last Dragon  2 days back

                                                  Brunch The Lite has a redesign Tegra X1 chip. Which is more battery/energy efficient. With the Switch in portable mode, it dumbs down the system so you’re not killing the battery in an hour. Hence 720p resolution. When it’s dock, it goes all out on power because it’s basically connected to the wall outlet. Thus being able to produce 1080p. So that’s why it won’t be dockable.

                                              • Yusei255
                                                Yusei255  5 days back

                                                no thanks


                                                same weak hardware as the current switch.


                                                so it's a pass

                                                • Barbacoa Bob
                                                  Barbacoa Bob  5 days back

                                                  who wants to trade in for a down grade

                                                  • Barbacoa Bob
                                                    Barbacoa Bob  5 days back

                                                    making mario odyssey harder by taking out the motion controls

                                                • Sergio Camacho
                                                  Sergio Camacho  5 days back

                                                  I have a switch already, but honestly, I was excited to be able to play Oot on 3ds. That blew my mind. So now this is essentially the new 3ds. To be able to play botw and super Mario Odyssey on the new 3ds (the switch lite) is even more mind-blowing.

                                                  Additionally, I feel like the lite is a better portable device than the switch and I'd much rather play that on the go. I never play my current switch on the go, I just leave it docked. It just feels like a home console to me.

                                                  • Henry Niemi
                                                    Henry Niemi  5 days back

                                                    Nintendo is going under. People play on their smartphones, they dont want to carry around somethign as ugly and big as Switch lite, especially since Nintendo's online services are rubbish. 3DS was solid, and common enough sight on the street. But Switch? Ive never seen anyone play on Switch on our streets. Nobody cares anymore. Goodbye, and good riddance, Nintendo.

                                                    • panman8611
                                                      panman8611  5 days back

                                                      All I can think about these days is tennis punk. I love that video.

                                                      • David Duffy
                                                        David Duffy  5 days back

                                                        like 2ds

                                                        • the mugen
                                                          the mugen  5 days back

                                                          Day one buy. Haven't owned nintendo in decades.

                                                          • ToXcYn Gaming
                                                            ToXcYn Gaming  5 days back

                                                            It’s not for me because the lack of dock mode is a deal breaker for me but the Pokémon one looks cook

                                                            • Suwarna Jadhao
                                                              Suwarna Jadhao  5 days back

                                                              This is definitely for me

                                                              • carol
                                                                carol  5 days back

                                                                I personally am excited for it.
                                                                Been waiting (and hoping 🤣) for it since last year.
                                                                Really wanted one only hand held since I don't really have a tv, since here in Italy, a couple of years ago, implicated(?) people to pay for a tax of 10 euros (used to be 20 euros last year or the year before) for just owning a tv.
                                                                Not necessarily using it to watch cable.
                                                                But just by owning one that can/could possibly connect to cable 😑.
                                                                And if you wanted your tv to be exempted from the tax, you had to do a bunch of technical and burocratic things (for example involving an intervention to make the tv incapable of connecting to cable)
                                                                that would've made things more stressful and complicated.
                                                                So it was better not to have it since I don't even like the majority of the programs on cable and I would way more prefer to spend that money on subscription to either Netflix or something similar for less money and watch the programs I like/prefer.

                                                                • TheMightyWumbo
                                                                  TheMightyWumbo  5 days back

                                                                  Play my switch portable all the time, played it on my tv a few times , probably get one down the road 🤷🏽‍♂️

                                                                  • Zerroth
                                                                    Zerroth  5 days back

                                                                    I want a Switch but I cannot afford one for the foreseeable future. I am currently making a video game while I am unemployed and on social welfare. But If I were to choose between the two, I would choose the regular switch. I would only buy this Switch as a backup and if I wanted to play games outside. It would mean the regular switch would be safe at home at all times just like the other consoles.

                                                                    • Jesse Enriquez
                                                                      Jesse Enriquez  5 days back

                                                                      I would not mind snagging one of these awesome switch lite

                                                                      • AlexxxPerales
                                                                        AlexxxPerales  5 days back

                                                                        Can I hack it and add hundreds of thousands of free games?? Then yes it appeals to me, if not no. Lol

                                                                        • teaghanrose
                                                                          teaghanrose  5 days back

                                                                          If the hand hold nintendo switch is lite
                                                                          Would the pro be nintendo switch advance