Nintendo made some sensible enhancements to the Switch design with the discharge of the Switch Lite, however making it handheld-only could accent among the lingering variations between it and its predecessors. If you need your Switch to be extra like a DS system, Nintendo has simply the accent.
An official Switch Lite Flip Cover and Screen Protector is offered to buy on-line beginning December 8, and in shops in 2020. It will price $40. The merchandise provides your Switch Lite a fold-over cowl from the DS and 3DS households of methods, albeit with little nubbins for the analog sticks. It is not fairly the identical as having a handheld with a devoted clamshell design with two screens, however it’s a pleasant elegant-looking approach to maintain your system coated and guarded.
That’s for those who’re all-in on the Switch as a handheld system, although, because the Switch Lite removes the docking performance. The GameSpot Switch Lite assessment discovered that it is a sexy little system, however thought that its lacking options highlighted how nicely the unique mannequin balanced these completely different capabilities.
“If anything, I hope the Switch Lite is an indication of where Nintendo might go with its theoretical upgraded Switch model in the future,” Peter Brown wrote. “I don’t remember the last time I detached my Joy-Cons, and I constantly gripe over the fake d-pad whenever I have to use it. And after playing with the Switch Lite for an extended period of time, I now look at my standard Switch as being more fragile than ever. The Switch Lite has almost everything I’m looking for in a Switch–I just wished it lived up to its name.”