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The cheaper Nintendo Switch is getting a new color option, and preorders just went live on Amazon

BGR — Maren Estrada

The Nintendo Switch has been nothing short of a smash hit for Nintendo, with cumulative sales that have already topped the SNES and climbed north of 52 million units. Unlike the Wii U that was an absolute flop for Nintendo, the Switch doesn’t try to recapture the magic of the original Nintendo Wii. Instead, it creates its own unique magic thanks to a convertible design that allows gamers to “switch” between using a portable console and a home console. Of course, mobile is the way of the world these days, so what happens for gamers who never plan to connect the Switch to a TV?

That’s exactly why Nintendo came up with the Switch Lite, a stripped-down version of the Switch that eliminates the convertible aspect and slashes a whopping 30% off the price — instead of costing $300 like the regular Switch, the Nintendo Switch Lite is only $199.99.

Nintendo initially released the Lite model in three different colors, and they’re all top sellers. Now, Nintendo is adding a fourth color to its lineup — Coral — and it just because available for preorder on Amazon. It’s set to be released on April 3, so you don’t have long at all to wait. If you don’t preorder one though, there’s a good chance you’ll have trouble finding one on the release date.

Is the Switch Lite right for you? If you only plan to use your Switch as a portable console, then you can definitely use the Lite version. It still plays the same games and you can still connect multiple Joy-Cons for multiplayer gaming, but you’ll save $100 that can be better spent on new Switch games and accessories. It’s an awesome console set to be released in an awesome new color, so definitely check it out.

Nintendo Switch Lite – Coral

  • Handheld Nintendo Switch gaming at a great price
  • For every member of your family, there’s a member of ours
  • Optimized for personal, handheld play, Nintendo Switch Lite is a small and light Nintendo Switch system

If you’d rather get the full Switch experience — with a model that, you know, “switches” — you’ll be happy to know that the regular Nintendo Switch is in stock right now on Amazon as well. It’s actually a great time to pick one up because tons of popular Switch games are on sale right now on Amazon at discounts up to $40!

Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy‑Con

  • Play your way with the Nintendo Switch gaming system. Whether you’re at home or on the go, solo or with friends, the Nintendo Switch system is designed to fit your life. Dock your Nintendo Switch to enjoy HD gaming on your TV. Heading out? Just undock your console and keep playing in handheld mode
  • This model includes battery life of approximately 4.5 to 9 hours
  • The battery life will depend on the games you play. For instance, the battery will last approximately 5.5 hours for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (games sold separately)
  • Model number HAC 001( 01)

Finally, you can also find great deals today on Amazon if you’re looking for Nintendo Switch accessories. The awesome $70 Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is on sale today for just $59, and you can save $10 or more on Joy-Con controllers in just about any color combination.


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