According to a PSA from Reddit user u/DarthMewtwo (by means of Polygon), if you bought your Nintendo Switch immediately after July 17, 2019, you may perhaps be capable to upgrade it for cost-free to the newest model not too long ago announced. Having said that, he also added that other regions could possibly not have this provide obtainable, so it depends on your place. Other Reddit customers also reached out to Nintendo to confirm irrespective of whether this was feasible and confirmed that to be the case. So if you had been bummed that you got your Switch proper just before a new model was announced, here’s your likelihood to bump it up a notch and appreciate that added battery life.
As we noted in our original report, the new model’s battery life will be four.five-9 hours as opposed to the original’s two.five to six.five hours. It is pretty the upgrade, and it must support you endure one particular of these lengthy international flights if you have one particular coming up. That will rely on the game you are operating, nonetheless, as the most resource-intensive games will use up much more CPU-GPU energy and drain your battery more quickly. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one particular of these, whereas some pixelated indie games will have a lighter load.
How To Trade In Your Nintendo Switch With Gamestop
Gamestop also announced these days that you can trade-in your old Nintendo Switch (that is, from just before July 17) for a new one particular for an added $75, which is a quite decent deal. Ordinarily, the trade would be for $200, but proper now it is on provide for $225. Of course, the device will have to be in “full functioning situation.” You can verify with the Trade-in web page 1st and see how to go about it. This provide is only valid till September 15, so make positive you do not miss it.
Are you trading in your old Nintendo Switch for a new one particular? Or are you fine with your existing, slightly outdated model? Drop your comments under!