Nintendo Switch Lite: Everything We Learned Today

There have been rumors for some time that Nintendo was planning a pair of hardware revisions for the Nintendo Switch, and that at least one of them–a cheaper version–could launch as soon as this year. The idea of such systems would come as no real surprise given Nintendo’s history of offering new iterations of its gaming hardware. E3 came without any word of such a device, but out of nowhere, Nintendo has now confirmed one of those rumored systems. It’s called the Switch Lite, and it releases later this fall.

This won’t replace the existing Switch model. The most notable takeaway, aside from the lower price point of $200, is that it can’t be docked with a TV, making it a handheld-only device. But there’s plenty to know about the new system, and you can follow along with all of our coverage below.

Nintendo Switch Lite Announced; Price, Release Date, Specs Revealed

All of the core details Nintendo had to share about its first addition to the Switch family. [Read more]

Nintendo Switch Lite Won’t Use Joy-Cons, But Has One Big Controller Improvement

The long sought-after D-pad on the left Joy-Con will be included with Switch Lite. [Read more]

Nintendo Switch Lite’s New D-Pad Won’t Be Added To Joy-Cons

Here’s what Nintendo has to say about the possibility of bringing that D-pad to its standard Joy-Con controllers. [Read more]

Nintendo Switch Lite Getting Pokemon Sword And Shield Model

Alongside the colorful versions of the Lite, Nintendo will also sell a slick-looking Pokemon model, though it won’t launch until November. [Read more]

Nintendo Planning Switch Lite Transfer Features

You’ll be able to move in between Switch devices, according to Nintendo. [Read more]

Nintendo Switch Lite Will Still Support Amiibo

While the system does feature some cost-saving cuts, the system does still feature the necessary hardware to interface with Amiibo figures. Here’s how it works. [Read more]

from GameSpot – Game News

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