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Nintendo       Thread starter PSXHAX       Start date Oct 21, 2016 at 12:18 AM       57      
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Today Nintendo of America tweeted news that their upcoming NX console is now officially called the Nintendo Switch which arrives in March 2017 with a preview trailer video below! :closedeyesmile:

To quote from the video's caption: Introducing Nintendo Switch! In addition to providing single and multiplayer thrills at home, the Nintendo Switch system also enables gamers to play the same title wherever, whenever and with whomever they choose.

The mobility of a handheld is now added to the power of a home gaming system to enable unprecedented new video game play styles.

And for Sony PlayStation fans, here's the PS Switch version: :closedeyetongue:
Thanks to @ArthurBishop for sharing the Nintendo Switch video link in the Shoutbox!
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They looks neat! However, I won't buy it until it is a 3rd party fully support. I know a few 3rd party is now support it but I said a "few" is not a good enough. A lacking of fully support is need first.
They looks neat! However, I won't buy it until it is a 3rd party fully support. I know a few 3rd party is now support it but I said a "few" is not a good enough. A lacking of fully support is need first.

3rd party titles are going to play better on PC anyways. Still:

Companies that will support the Switch

• 505 Games
• LEVEL-5 Inc.
• Activision Publishing, Inc.
• Marvelous Inc.
• Maximum Games, LLC
• Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
• Audiokinetic Inc.
• Parity Bit Inc.
• Autodesk, Inc.
• PlatinumGames Inc.
• BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
• RAD Game Tools, Inc.
• Bethesda
• RecoChoku Co., Ltd.
• SEGA Games Co., Ltd.
• Codemasters
• Silicon Studio Corporation
• CRI Middleware Co., Ltd.
• Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd.
• DeNA Co., Ltd.
• Electronic Arts
• Starbreeze Studios
• Epic Games Inc.
• Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
• Firelight Technologies
• Telltale Games
• FromSoftware, Inc.
• THQ Nordic
• Frozenbyte
• Tokyo RPG Factory Co., Ltd.
• GameTrust
• TT Games
• Gungho Online Entertainment, Inc.
• Ubitus Inc.
• HAMSTER Corporation
• Unity Technologies, Inc.
• Havok
• Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
• Web Technology Corp
I don't care about PC, really. Anyway, 3rd part list is good but I will believe it when they have lots of 3rd party games reveal first. :)
Not interested in Nintendo stuff myself, but for those who are here is the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017:

According to the official site it will launch on March 3, 2017 for $299.99.

Nintendo Switch Hardware Specs from their official site:

  • Display: 6.2 inch 1280×720 LCD
  • Chipset: Nvidia Tegra processor
  • Memory: 32GB of Internal Memory, Expandable via microSD card
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Brightness Sensor
  • Headphone jack: Yes Stereo Output
  • Battery: Non-removable 4310mAh battery (Approx. 3 Hours backup)
  • Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, WLAN through an adapter
  • Media output: 1920×1080, 60 fps via HDMI, 5.1channel audio
  • USB Type-C Port for charging and docking
  • Stereo speakers
  • Weight: 280 grams
  • Dimensions With Joy-Con: 102mm x 239mm x 13.9mm
Joy-Con Controller:
  • Left Buttons: Joy Stick, Directional L/ZL/SL/SR/- Buttons, Capture Button, Release Button, SYNC Button
  • Right Buttons: Joy Stick, A/B/X/Y/R/ZR/SL/SR/+ Buttons, HOME Button, Release Button, SYNC Button
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, IR Motion Camera on the Right Joy-Con
  • Vibration Motors
  • Battery: Non-removable 52 mAh (Approx. 20 hours backup)
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 3.0, NFC (Right Joy-Con)
  • Weight: Right Joy-Con 52 grams, Left Joy-Con 49 grams
  • Dimensions: 102mm x 35.9mm x 28.4mm
  • Ports: Three USB 2.0 ports (3.0 support to be added soon), System connector, HDMI, AC Adapter port
  • Weight: 327 grams
  • Dimensions: 104mm x 173mm x 54mm
So nothing special from hardware point of view, vita has much more better specs and is still dead console, they never learn that in age of mobile phones and open source files/games closed console is dead in water :)
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