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Nintendo Switch console

from  $299+

    Nintendo Switch console

    from  $299+
    from  $299+
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    84 Engadget Score
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
    84

    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Engadget Review

    The Switch fixes all of the mistakes of the Wii U and doubles-down on that system's best feature. But there are still plenty of issues and unanswered questions that leave us worried.

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    Pros
    • Innovative hardware
    • Being able to play your games anywhere is unique
    • A huge step up from the Wii U
    Cons
    • So-so battery life
    • Screen doesn't work well outside
    • Still waiting on more features
    • Expensive accessories

    Reviews

    76
     
    Average Critic Score
    Critic Reviews 10
    90
     
    Average User Score
    User Reviews 1
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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Game format
    Downloadable, Cartridge
    Online features
    Multiplayer
    Controller type
    Wireless
    Motion controls
    Yes
    Video outputs
    HDMI

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    84 Engadget Score
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
    84

    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Scores

    Engadget

    84
     

    User Reviews

    90
    jose
    Incredible design, game changing and revolutionary, but the games library is...read more
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