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Nintendo Switch.

- Sat, 22 Feb 2020 13:38:42 EST 1T3VBffp No.749698
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So i played a few games of Smash at a friends and it seems like a cool game i'd like to play a little more since i never got to play the smash games when i was younger.

Is buying a switch worth it right now or should i wait for the price to drop further since i'm kinda broke? Which other games beside BotW can I look forward to trying?

I already have a wii which i modded to emulate pretty much any old game i want so i'm not desperate to upgrade for that purpose.
Amy Rose - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 15:12:06 EST yU+Y9rd5 No.749699 Reply
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I'd say go for it. You can get a Switch Lite for $200, or less if you buy used or on sale. Switch is probably my favorite Nintendo system since the SNES, and there are a lot of games to check out. Besides Smash and BOTW, I'd recommend:

Mario Maker 2
Mario Odyssey
Mario Kart 8
Luigi's Mansion 3
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
Dragon Quest XI
Picross S1-3
Octopath Traveller
Splatoon 2
Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Yoshi's Crafted World
Hyrule and Fire Emblem Warriors
Link's Awakening Remake
Cadence of Hyrule

There's also Animal Crossing coming out next month, plus BOTW 2, Bayo 3, Metroid Prime 3, Xenoblade Chronicles Remastered, Rune Factory 4 and 5 in the pipeline. You can also get a ton of good indies and some impressively optimized ports of AAA games like Witcher 3, Skyrim, Doom, etc. that are obviously inferior to their PC counterparts, but great if you need to get your fix on a portable.
Jame Soloman - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 15:13:02 EST IzSWapiZ No.749700 Reply
Are you looking to get a regular switch or a lite? Lite is cheaper but obviously comes with a few drawbacks. You can still use any Bluetooth controller you’d like so the non detachable joycons shouldn’t be an issue.
Tbh there has been rumors floating around for a bit now of Nintendo making a “switch pro”, considering the likelihood of that happening if you are broke I’d just wait until after the next general direct or even E3. If they do end up announcing it you should be able to get the regular standard switch for cheaper after it releases.
Amy Rose - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 15:26:29 EST yU+Y9rd5 No.749701 Reply
There's been Switch Pro rumors since the original Switch came out. Not saying it will never happen, but I wouldn't hold my breath on it happening anytime soon, especially with the Lite still being fairly new.
The Vault Dweller - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 16:49:01 EST 1T3VBffp No.749703 Reply
what's the drawbacks of the lite? haven't heard much about it, as long as i can soft mod the shit out of it and get all my emulation running I think i'd be happy.
K. K. Slider - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 16:57:47 EST XUc1sXap No.749704 Reply
The big one is it's handheld only from what I understand. Pretty substantial
Miles Tails Prower - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 18:02:51 EST 20WTriXt No.749709 Reply
you also can't remove the joycons which means when they inevitably start to wear out and the stick starts to drift its a total system repair instead of a new accessory to buy
Cyan - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 21:18:02 EST KMG9zaK0 No.749717 Reply

I wouldn't buy one with the intent to soft mod, but I would get one that connects to TV.

I was playing through Dark Souls in portable mode and my hands hurt so bad after a few hours. Shooters are kind of painful too on those tiny controllers.
Felicia - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 21:21:48 EST Tc8c0mf8 No.749721 Reply
thats why you get the satisfye grip.
I mean it sucks that we even have to buy grips to make it more comfortable to play but its very comfortable with the grip.
Cyan - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 21:25:53 EST KMG9zaK0 No.749723 Reply
I would like to try one someday, there is something nice about playing console quality games in bed on a cold day
Dhalsim - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 22:31:48 EST XUc1sXap No.749725 Reply
You don't need to have the controllers attached to the Switch to play it in portable mode. Just get a stand for it or prop it up on your blankets. I used it for about 1 hour with the controllers attached before switching to that. Would never go back. Don't understand anyone who holds that thing that long.
Trainer Blue - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 23:43:54 EST 1T3VBffp No.749728 Reply
wait did someone really recommend i buy a version of the switch that you can't even plug into tv or use other controllers on when i mentioned in OP that i'm particularily interested in smash?

Also to the guy who mentioned not getting one to soft mod is there any reason why not? Is it overly difficult or some other problem with softmodding a switch that i am unaware of?
Cyan - Sun, 23 Feb 2020 21:31:02 EST dQ385U9P No.749752 Reply
I may be wrong but I don't think there is much you can do in the realm of hacking that thing. You can run android on it, which I considered briefly and never tried.

You said you didn't need something for emulating older games so I assume you want to play backup games, which if possible isn't going to be easy to do and keep playing Smash online at the same time.
Cranky Kong - Sun, 23 Feb 2020 22:33:58 EST bNro5nv+ No.749753 Reply
The Nintendo Switch

That is the name of this thread.
Professor Layton - Sun, 23 Feb 2020 22:59:58 EST JFb1Y+00 No.749755 Reply
>I don't think there is much you can do in the realm of hacking that thing.

There's quite a bit you can do, but I'd be worried about doing any more than overclocking.
Nariko - Mon, 24 Feb 2020 04:54:33 EST dFiBazNH No.749760 Reply
Dont buy a console if youre sort of broke, that would be pretty dumb.

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