Nintendo Switch Ultimate Shopping Guide

Shari Lynn Kramer


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Nintendo Switch is a gaming console that was released in 2017 by Nintendo. In this Nintendo Switch Ultimate Shopping Guide we will help you to understand what Nintendo accessories and devices you can buy.

Nintendo Switch Itself

Nintendo Switch

Developers created a transforming console which can be used as a stationary console or as a tablet. Nintendo Switch looks like a Tablet PC, but you can connect the console to your TV within a few minutes. There is only 32GB of built-in memory, but users can purchase a Micro SDXC memory card to save more games and other important files, such as game saves or screenshots on the console. Nintendo assures users that they will have to recharge Nintendo Switch console after 2-5 hours of gameplay. There are two colors of the console. To be more precise, players can choose between Grey Joy-Con (gamepad for Nintendo Switch) or Red and Blue Joy-Con.

About the Controllers

Nintendo Switch controllers

Joy-Con is a gamepad that can be divided into two parts. Players can play with one part in many games. As it was mentioned before, there are two colors of Joy-Con gamepad. You can attach the two parts of the Joy-Con gamepad to the special connector that will make the Joy-Con a common gamepad. You can buy an extra Joy-Cons in case you have lost yours or you just do not like the color. If you do not like the Joy-Con gamepad, you can purchase a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. It costs almost 50$, but this gamepad has a default look. You cannot divide it into two or more parts. To be honest, the controller is very similar to the XBOX gamepad.

Extra Features and Various Accessories

Players can pay 20$ per year to play Nintendo Switch games in online mode. The feature is called Nintendo Switch Online. You will also get a cloud where you can save your game progress. In addition, players will be able to use a voice chat to talk with each other.

Nintendo Switch Accessories

You can buy a case for your Nintendo Switch. The case doesn't take up much space, but at the same time, you can place there Nintendo Switch itself, extra Joy-Cons, games cartridges, earphones, and other wires. There are many sections, but you can easily get the object you need. The handle is tightly connected to the case, so you can easily travel with your Nintendo Switch console. You can choose any headset and connect it to the Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo Switch dock set

Users can also buy a Dock set for the console. A high-speed HDMI cable and AC adapter are bundled. Usually, people buy the second Dock in case they have more than one TV. It is much easier to switch between TVs if you have an additional dock station.

Nintendo Switch console

Players can buy a screen protector for Nintendo Switch. Screen protector does not affect the quality of the picture but protects your screen against cracking. For example, if you drop your Nintendo Switch console on the ground, the screen protector will probably be destroyed, but your screen will remain intact.

Games and Where You Can Get Them

There are many Nintendo Switch exclusive, but apart from them, there are many famous games that you can play on your console. You can buy Nintendo Switch game on the official Nintendo website. In that case, you will have to download games directly on your console. You can also buy game cartridges in any game store. You will have to insert the cartridge and then start playing the game. If you wonder what games you should play, here is a short top for you.

The Legend of Zelda poster

Exclusives first. Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a game that was released in 2017. The story tells us about the adventures of Link. Link is the main hero of Legend of Zelda game series. Legends of Zelda is a roleplay game. Developers provided players with an open-world. In this game, players can interact with the environment. Your character becomes wet when it's raining, you have to hunt animals to feed your character, solve various puzzles, ride a horse in case you want to get to your final destination faster.

Mortal Kombat 11 poster

The second game we recommend you to play is not a Nintendo Switch exclusive. You can download Mortal Kombat 11 on many gaming platforms, but let's see how the game looks on Nintendo Switch. First of all, you need more than 20GB to install the game. After you have started it, you will be able to play all the game modes. You can play online against other players, try finishing tutorial or play in the local network. There are many characters in Mortal Kombat 11, and your mission is to eliminate your enemy. Each character has its unique abilities and fighting combinations. Players now can customize characters. You can change hats, weapons, and outfits. This feature does not affect the gameplay. All the weapons deal the same damage. The only thing that changes is a visual model of the weapon. You can also play a campaign mode with a simple plot — players will have to save the world. There are 25 characters, but developers eventually will add more heroes.

Future Plans of Nintendo

We hope that this shopping guide was helpful. Nintendo plans to create more games for Nintendo Switch. For example, on E3 conference the company announced Luigi’s Mansion 3, Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, and many other interesting games. Nintendo company improves Nintendo Switch, and we are sure that there are going to be a lot of new features in the nearest future.