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Nintendo Switch Preorder Thread 2.0


#61 TheAlphaNerd  

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Posted 06 February 2017 - 11:22 PM

Is it needed? No. I used the joycons for the Zelda and Mario Kart demo and it felt just fine.

If you are adamant about a standard controller design or have huge hands, I would recommend the pro controller though. It felt great in my hands and the triggers are more satisfying than the ones on the joycons.

Did you have a preference for either color scheme? 



#62 Nick51705   Zelda Fan CAGiversary!   4108 Posts   Joined 4.3 Years Ago  

Posted 06 February 2017 - 11:45 PM

Did you have a preference for either color scheme?


Color scheme? I like the gray personally just because I like uniformity among my consoles. I have a white Xbox One S and it kills me.

The neon is nice and vibrant and the matte choice is the good choice compared to glossy finish. If you like the colors, you will not be disappointed in person.

#63 DivineRamza  

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Posted 07 February 2017 - 12:07 AM

When are we going to get the inevitable custom Pikachu color scheme?



#64 skrilla99   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   462 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 February 2017 - 12:15 AM

I have one pre-ordered, but there's a lack of launch games that appeal to me. I'll probably end up cancelling it or returning it.

I'll likely get one in the fall or after Christmas after Splatoon 2 and Mario Odyssey release. The only launch title I want to play of BoW, so I'll just play the Wii U version for now.


I'm 50/50 at this point too. I'll decide within the next few weeks if I'll keep the pre orders Neon, Zelda Se, Pro controller or just play it on my Wii U for now. Some days I'm all in others I'm not.

#65 NoOtherOptions   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   967 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 February 2017 - 12:22 AM

I'm 50/50 at this point too. I'll decide within the next few weeks if I'll keep the pre orders Neon, Zelda Se, Pro controller or just play it on my Wii U for now. Some days I'm all in others I'm not.


If you don't use your SE I'd be willing to buy it for personal use. Hola at cha boy. Haha

#66 DivineRamza  

DivineRamza

Posted 07 February 2017 - 12:26 AM

I'm 50/50 at this point too. I'll decide within the next few weeks if I'll keep the pre orders Neon, Zelda Se, Pro controller or just play it on my Wii U for now. Some days I'm all in others I'm not.

Depends on the stuff you play.

Zelda for sure.

Then that one...I am Isuna...

Those two should keep us busy until Mario Kart comes out. And I don't know for sure if Constructor is a UK only release, or if that will be coming to the States in April.



#67 Spurbs   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   7 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 February 2017 - 12:32 AM

I assume the answer is yes, but Switch games will use the same eShop account we currently use for Wii U and 3DS games, correct?

#68 DivineRamza  

DivineRamza

Posted 07 February 2017 - 12:35 AM

I assume the answer is yes, but Switch games will use the same eShop account we currently use for Wii U and 3DS games, correct?

Probably, but don't worry. Nintendo will find a way to make you pay again for your stuff.

 

Or wait....everybody will want Earthbound on the thing. And they'll only make it available on the Switch XL or something.

Just like it is only available on the New 3DS and the Wii U...but not the 3DS or Wii...bastards.



#69 adonfraz   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   328 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

Posted 07 February 2017 - 01:25 AM

Can't wait for mine personally, but then again I skipped the Wii U. 



#70 skiizim   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   10066 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

Posted 07 February 2017 - 02:19 AM

$300 without a pack in is slightly unreasonable, but so is $250 with one.

$300 with 12Switch would be ideal.


I guess $500 and $400 are a kick in the balls. All I got from Xbox was some shitty day one achievement that I still haven't used.

#71 Ferrari Racer   Banned CAGiversary!   6701 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 February 2017 - 03:10 AM

I am currently making a Q & A section in the OP. If anyone thinks there's a question that should be added, let me know. Was there any questions in the previous topic that was asked a lot?

 

I will turn the OP into a Wiki eventually, but I get an error when doing so.



#72 dreamerabe   4 8 15 16 23 42 CAGiversary!   472 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

dreamerabe

Posted 07 February 2017 - 03:52 AM

So, I'm going to assume that there's no chance in hell of pre-ordering one now?

Go on nowinstock.net and sign up for preorder notifications. There might be more stock in the coming days, especially from leftover, cancelled orders.



#73 dreamerabe   4 8 15 16 23 42 CAGiversary!   472 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

dreamerabe

Posted 07 February 2017 - 03:54 AM

I honestly cannot wait. Less than a month to go, first time console pre-order buying. I get to experience it with everyone else, the highs and the lows. Hopefully more highs.

First console preorder here as well. Definitely can not wait to hold in my hands and to get lost in BotW. 



#74 dreamerabe   4 8 15 16 23 42 CAGiversary!   472 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

dreamerabe

Posted 07 February 2017 - 03:59 AM

The funny thing is EVEN if they were giving me 1-2Switch as a pack-in

I'd just pretend I didn't see it & leave it in the box  :D/

I want nothing to do with that game.

I felt the same thing at first, but for some reason I've suddenly become more interested in it with all the videos I've seen lately showcasing all the minigames (especially the funnier. more risque ones). Not enough to buy it at $50, but enough to pick it up when it's heavily discounted. Seems like it can be a really fun game to Fuck around with when you're hanging out with other people.



#75 dreamerabe   4 8 15 16 23 42 CAGiversary!   472 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

dreamerabe

Posted 07 February 2017 - 04:01 AM

This is the best review I've seen. Short, sweet, and to the point. Now I want the neon color scheme it's fully grown on me.

 

http://www.ign.com/a...n-staff-members

Same thing happened to me once I saw more videos and pictures of the Neon colors. I really want that set now instead of the Gray I preordered.

 

Edit: Just read the article. Great impressions indeed. Everyone seems giddy about it after they've held it in their hands. Really can't wait. Also like how one of the guys feels the same as me:  My only regret?  Pre-ordering the standard grey unit over the hot blue & red version. Clearly, mistakes were made.”


Edited by dreamerabe, 07 February 2017 - 04:24 AM.


#76 dreamerabe   4 8 15 16 23 42 CAGiversary!   472 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

dreamerabe

Posted 07 February 2017 - 04:02 AM

I consider the inclusion of that evil dog a personal slight against me. How dare you. What's next, a Karen gif?

Ha ha ha, I actually love those pics you put up. They look really cute. 



#77 dreamerabe   4 8 15 16 23 42 CAGiversary!   472 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

dreamerabe

Posted 07 February 2017 - 04:08 AM

System, Zelda, pro controller, and Puyo Tetris on order. The future is definitely brighter than the Wii u, and I liked a good number of those games. Bring on the 3rd.

I feel the same way. The Wii U had a good software lineup after all was said and done, but it took a while to get there, though it was still lacking in some areas (games missing from big franchises). That's why it reminds me of the Saturn, which turned out exactly the same.

 

That means the Switch can be Dreamcast. Hopefully it'll keep the good (amazing lineup of games), and not the bad (cancelled after a year and half because of lack of sales). 



#78 dVeLoPe  

Posted 07 February 2017 - 04:11 AM

did anyone miss the preorders and want to buy one? are they still sold out?

 

i have 1 from walmart and 1 from gamestop only need one



#79 dreamerabe   4 8 15 16 23 42 CAGiversary!   472 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

dreamerabe

Posted 07 February 2017 - 04:11 AM

I am currently making a Q & A section in the OP. If anyone thinks there's a question that should be added, let me know. Was there any questions in the previous topic that was asked a lot?

 

I will turn the OP into a Wiki eventually, but I get an error when doing so.

I think giving the nowinstock link is a good idea. People keep asking if they can still preorder the Switch and the Master/Special edition of BotW. Nowinstock has a section for both.

 

That's the site I always use when I want preorder and regular stock notifications, and I really stand by it.

 

Edit: Links for Switch and BotW editions if wanted:
 

http://www.nowinstoc...nintendoswitch/

 

http://www.nowinstoc...reathofthewild/

 

There was stock available today for the Special Edition BotW at Toys R Us. So there's a strong chance more will pop again soon.


Edited by dreamerabe, 07 February 2017 - 04:37 AM.


#80 Thiah  

Posted 07 February 2017 - 04:53 AM

I thought some of you guys might appreciate this information.

 

http://www.gonintend...edition-goodies - The launch edition of The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth on Switch comes with stickers and "collectible alternate box art".



#81 NeoMonk  

Posted 07 February 2017 - 10:41 AM

For those interested in quality screen protectors Amazon.JP has listed 2 of the 3

Premium Hori ones for much cheaper than the cheapo ones we get here in USA:

 

Hori (RED) Anti Fingerprint Screen Protector $15 shipped

Hori (BLUE) Blue Filter Screen Protector $16 Shipped

The 3rd one is The (AQUA) Antifouling one only found on Playasia for now.

 

These are the same type of Premium Screen Protectors you could originally buy for the VITA 1000 model when it launched.

They eventually stopped making them & weren't around by the time the 2000 model came out.

I already pre-ordered the Red one & would put any of these over the ones I've seen on Amazon.US

 

Also BestBuy Canadia is having another Pre-Order round Today Feb 7 @ Noon (3PM EST):

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#82 leungw   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   114 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

Posted 07 February 2017 - 01:41 PM

These are the same type of Premium Screen Protectors you could originally buy for the VITA 1000 model when it launched.

They eventually stopped making them & weren't around by the time the 2000 model came out.

I already pre-ordered the Red one & would put any of these over the ones I've seen on Amazon.US

 

There are two versions available on Amazon US.  One is $20 and the other $10.  Do you know which is equivalent to the ones you listed above?



#83 NeoMonk  

Posted 07 February 2017 - 01:56 PM

There are two versions available on Amazon US.  One is $20 and the other $10.  Do you know which is equivalent to the ones you listed above?

Neither because the $10 is just a basic Protector (basic film) The "Premium" $20 is just thicker. 



#84 CBreeze5g   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   37 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 February 2017 - 02:06 PM

For those interested in quality screen protectors Amazon.JP has listed 2 of the 3
Premium Hori ones for much cheaper than the cheapo ones we get here in USA:

Hori (RED) Anti Fingerprint Screen Protector $15 shipped
Hori (BLUE) Blue Filter Screen Protector $16 Shipped
The 3rd one is The (AQUA) Antifouling one only found on Playasia for now.

These are the same type of Premium Screen Protectors you could originally buy for the VITA 1000 model when it launched.
They eventually stopped making them & weren't around by the time the 2000 model came out.
I already pre-ordered the Red one & would put any of these over the ones I've seen on Amazon.US

Also BestBuy Canadia is having another Pre-Order round Today Feb 7 @ Noon (3PM EST):
8dWzpVM.jpg


May I ask why you chose red over the other 2 screen protectors? I definitely want to get a nice screen protector but does one of these have any advantage over the other? I got a pdp screen protector preordered from best buy with visa checkout but I can just give it to a friend.

#85 XeRoFuN   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   160 Posts   Joined 15.8 Years Ago  

Posted 07 February 2017 - 02:10 PM

Wouldn't tempered glass be the way to go since you will potentially be playing the Switch outdoors, and it may happen to fall to the ground, fall forward from tabletop mode, etc.? There's a few on Amazon

#86 NeoMonk  

Posted 07 February 2017 - 02:18 PM

May I ask why you chose red over the other 2 screen protectors?

I bought the same one for my original VITA a few years back & it was the best Screen Protector I ever bought.

Anti-Fingerprints basically means anti-oil. If these had a matte finish they would even be better that would mean anti glare too. Blue filter is nice but that doesn't bother me it's all of the fingerprints. The cheapo US ones I've seen for $10 are just plastic films which you'll eventually find on ebay x5 for $2 but you'll be wiping your screen every 5 mins and deal with bubbles probably  =;

 

 

Wouldn't tempered glass be the way to go since you will potentially be playing the Switch outdoors, and it may happen to fall to the ground, fall forward from tabletop mode, etc.? There's a few on Amazon

Tempered Glass is fine but if it doesn't have anti-oil they're actually worse than the plastic films. I have a Tempered Glass one on my phone that's also anti-glare & oil but it wasn't all that cheap.



#87 ucantcme69   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   414 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 February 2017 - 02:21 PM

Wouldn't tempered glass be the way to go since you will potentially be playing the Switch outdoors, and it may happen to fall to the ground, fall forward from tabletop mode, etc.? There's a few on Amazon

Thats the route I went. I don't get anything but tempered glass if I can. My fitbit blaze and cell phones were saved due to them



#88 XeRoFuN   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   160 Posts   Joined 15.8 Years Ago  

Posted 07 February 2017 - 02:35 PM

Tempered Glass is fine but if it doesn't have anti-oil they're actually worse than the plastic films. I have a Tempered Glass one on my phone that's also anti-glare & oil but it wasn't all that cheap.


Check them out nowadays. Most have an oleophobic coating and have gone down in price tremendously. There's a few for less than $10.

I absolutely hate that film screen protectors eventually have gotten scratched, peeled up, wasn't too clear, and/or felt bad on a touch screen device in my experiences, which tempered glass helps mitigate.

Not knocking film screen protectors if they work for you, but tempered glass is all I get now.

#89 whoknows   Time and Eternity for all of time and eternity CAGiversary!   40075 Posts   Joined 14.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 February 2017 - 03:40 PM

Wouldn't tempered glass be the way to go since you will potentially be playing the Switch outdoors, and it may happen to fall to the ground, fall forward from tabletop mode, etc.? There's a few on Amazon

That's what I did. I have the one on Amazon preordered.



#90 theflicker   Hurm. CAGiversary!   1740 Posts   Joined 14.4 Years Ago  

theflicker

Posted 07 February 2017 - 03:53 PM

I was tempted to order that one, but no two-day shipping has me thinking about it.