Nintendo Multifunction Switch is an interesting device designed for all players. Indeed it operates in two modes - after docking behaves like a traditional console. Just Switch undock and honest in your hand with tons of handheld gaming content.
The Nintendo Switch is essentially a powerful tablet that features a pair of controllers on both sides. It can be connected to a TV via a docking station within seconds. Nintendo has not announced the final hardware parameters, but it is already clear that the main component of the Nintendo Switch is the brand new Tegra processor from NVIDIA.
The Nintendo Switch is a revolutionary home console consisting of three parts. The first part is the actual computing unit of the console, equipped with a 6.2" display. The second part is the docking station for the main unit. Thanks to its HMDI connector, it can transmit Full HD image to your TV. The last part are the innovative, removable Joy-Con controllers.
The Joy-Con controller can independently detect motion and feature advanced vibration feedback. Thanks to the integrated IR camera, it can even detect distance and shapes, so you can look forward to fresh and innovative motion-controlled games.
The controllers can be used in many different ways. Either plug in the Joy Con-Grip device to make it a traditional console controller, or use the controllers separately to play in multiplayer mode.
In handheld mode, the Switch is a fun little device with easy controls that takes gaming experience to a new level. Better yet, you can purchase additional accessories in several different colours.
The Nintendo Switch is ready to transport you into a world full of brand new titles from almost all genres. Developers from all over the world have confirmed their support and these include such famous heavyweights as Activision, Electronic Arts, Take-Two Interactive, Ubisoft, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and some major Japanese publishers.
Get ready for the greatest adventure in the series to date. The Legend of Zelda has defied the conventions and gone open world, but it still remembers its roots. Explore the vast world and discover over 100 shrines packed with puzzles as well as weapons, clothing and other equipment.
The legendary gang is back and ready to take the karts for a spin. Play with up to eight friends in local multiplayer groups. The game features all the favourite tracks and characters from the Wii U version including all the DLC tracks and characters, plus a number of new competitors.
The first game made by Nintendo that lets you compete in fun activities while looking the other players in the eye. From Wild West style shootouts to copying each other’s dance moves, this title is designed to showcase the wide creative possibilities the console offers.
The console is planned to support online multiplayer via WiFi. Following the example of its competitors, Nintendo is offering paid subscription that will be free for a set time period. Gradually, it should let you invite friends to multiplayer battles, set up gaming sessions, and interact with other players. There are also plans to provide some older games for free to the subscribers.
The Nintendo Switch battery can last for up to 6 hours when running less demanding games. For the graphically intensive titles, expect to get about 3 hours.
The multitouch screen spans 6.2 inches—ideal for a great portable gaming experience.
The console has 32GB of storage, though some of it is reserved for the OS. You can expand the console’s capacity to 2TB using microSDHC/SDXC cards.
|Display||6.2" with 1 280 × 720 resolution|
|Hard disk||32 GB|
|Network||IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, LAN adapter for docking station can be purchased separately|
|Video output||Up to 1080p with HDMI, 720p in handheld mode|
|Audio output||5.1 compatible via HDMI|
|Buttons||Power and Volume|
|Game card slot||Nintendo Switch Game Card|
|Memory card slot||Supports microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC cards, capacity up to 2 TB|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, gyroscope and light sensor|
|Battery||Lithium-ion battery with 4310 mAh capacity|
|Battery life||2.5 to 6.5 hours, depending on the game|
|Battery charging||About 3 hours|