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User Info: FairyDragon29

FairyDragon29
7 months ago#121
Good to know. Thanks!

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User Info: McMuffineer

McMuffineer
7 months ago#122
Hello. I have am considering buying a switch and have a few questions about it. I´m a kid who´s birthday is coming up shortly and doesn't know what to do.

1. Is the thing really worth it and who is it aimed towards?

2. Should I buy this over a 2DS or 3DS?

3. If anyone knows, what are the methods of paying for Switch Online?

4. How long does this thing last unprotected?

5. Is this decent for children?

6. What are it´s best games as of now?

7. How many games are there?

8. What is the thing like compared to a PS4, XBOX or computer?

9. Are games like Mario Odyssey and Breath of the wild as good as they sound?

10. How durable is it?
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User Info: Vidgmchtr

Vidgmchtr
7 months ago#123
McMuffineer posted...
1. Is the thing really worth it and who is it aimed towards?
2. Should I buy this over a 2DS or 3DS?
3. If anyone knows, what are the methods of paying for Switch Online?
4. How long does this thing last unprotected?
5. Is this decent for children?
6. What are it´s best games as of now?
7. How many games are there?
8. What is the thing like compared to a PS4, XBOX or computer?
9. Are games like Mario Odyssey and Breath of the wild as good as they sound?
10. How durable is it?


1. Yes and it's aimed towards everyone, especially people who don't normally have time to play large-scale console games while sitting at a TV.
2. The 2DS/3DS is cheaper and has a larger library but will certainly lose support within another year or so, whereas the Switch is new and will be supported by Nintendo for the time being.
3. Through the eShop, but if you don't have a card of your own, you can probably pay for it with eShop gift cards.
4. Mine's unprotected, and has been taken into handheld mode a fair bit as of late, and there are no scratches or scuffs at all on the thing. I have a standard carrying case for it and that's it.
5. Probably, as long as they can handle it with care. If they're always dropping things I'd think twice.
6. Probably still its mainstays, Breath of the Wild, Mario Odyssey, extend that to Splatoon 2 and the Fortnite port.
7. A lot. Too many to count now.
8. In terms of raw power, it's not as powerful. You buy it because it's portable and has Nintendo exclusives, as well as ports of games you'd love to play on other consoles but can't for one reason or another.
9. Depends on your like for each respective series. If you don't enjoy Mario games, why would you enjoy Odyssey? If you don't enjoy Zelda, why would you enjoy Breath of the Wild?
10. As said before, as long as you're not carelessly throwing it around you should be fine.

User Info: McMuffineer

McMuffineer
7 months ago#124
Thank you. I appreciate the help.
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User Info: Kushinadahime

Kushinadahime
7 months ago#125
Nice FAQ.

User Info: Skuld

Skuld
7 months ago#126
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User Info: MonkeyFriday

MonkeyFriday
7 months ago#127
McMuffineer posted...
Thank you. I appreciate the help.
MonkeyFriday posted...
McMuffineer posted...
Thank you. I appreciate the help.
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User Info: gordanchoong

gordanchoong
6 months ago#129
1. Why is there no higher resolutions like QHD and 4K?
3. Will Nintendo make a Switch to compete with Pro and 1X?
4. Rumors of cross-play with other systems legitimate?
5. Are there any major M-rated titles coming out for Switch?
6. When is Nintendo going to develop more than port games?
7. Is there going to be VR support as indicated by rumors?
8. How is Switch going to sell well when there's mobile gaming?
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User Info: Pink_Amorette

Pink_Amorette
5 months ago#130
The nintendo switch has a limit on how many games you can have, even though you have a big sd card? Are those left open blocks the limit on how many games you can have on it? I was expecting it to be like the 3ds and just continue on and on.

I recently got the switch for a few games.
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