With a port for an AC adapter on the side, the adjustable charging stand allows the Nintendo Switch system to be charging while in Tabletop mode, enabling longer play sessions. Friends can watch each other play single-player games online, and pass the controller at any time. These links leave Siliconera. On top of that, cloud storage will be included so you can save and back up your game data. However the dock isn't as useful because what if you wanted to play using the console's screen instead of your TV?
Additionally, as we all know by now, Nintendo is usually not interested in doing the obvious thing. There's no word on a United Kingdom price just yet, but it'll presumably be somewhere between £15-£20. Nintendo, not one to let good publicity go to waste, is hyping up Smash Bros. Alternatively, a family membership - wherein one Nintendo Account can invite up to seven other people to join in - will cost $34.99.
The flimsy kickstand might be the most significant flaw of the Switch hardware, but on Wednesday, Nintendo revealed a new accessory that should help to make it obsolete. Every Nintendo console since the Wii has had its own Virtual Console, a virtual store front specifically for games from older systems. But I was really hoping we would finally see some N64 games, Gameboy games, and DS games make their way to the Switch just because it is so portable. As if the Switch wasn't cumbersome enough to play already, without adding an extra electronic device to the mix... More details on the latter will come as the Nintendo Switch Online service nears its launch.
You can check it out on Amazon.co.uk now, priced at £29.99.
The question is whether Switch owners will be willing to pay $19.99 for that.