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Target Glitch - Nintendo Switch Lite Yellow for $86.99 [DEAD OOS]


#61 Nephilim_BC  

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Posted 27 August 2019 - 03:35 PM

Why do people bicker about the Switch Lite not having TV functionality? I had the Switch for three months, I played it once on the TV for Mario Kart with friends and we got tired of it after ten minutes. The Switch Lite is much more portable, you don't have the feeling of the joycons snapping off the rails as you play it, and it's cheaper while only losing bluetooth and TV functionality, neither of which many Switch owners use.

This "har har you should pay 50% more for a *real* Switch" reeks of jealousy and attempting to talk oneself out of purchasing a second switch because one doesn't have the latest model.

Now I understand wanting to let peoplewho are clueless know that the Switch Lite doesn't have TV functionality, but devaluing another gamer's choice of a cheaper and more portable system by insinuating it's not a "real' switch? Go back to Twitter or Reddit for that BS.

you got tired of playing Mario kart on a tv?

#62 hauz20   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1091 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

Posted 27 August 2019 - 04:58 PM

you got tired of playing Mario kart on a tv?


Ugh, everything was so large and easy to see. One might not know where to look!

#63 Nephilim_BC  

Nephilim_BC

Posted 27 August 2019 - 05:32 PM

Ugh, everything was so large and easy to see. One might not know where to look!

friends were probably screen peekers  :shame:



#64 gldndomer  

Posted 27 August 2019 - 05:33 PM

you got tired of playing Mario kart on a tv?

Yes, my friends became bored from playing Mario Kart after about 4-8 races. We played it together on a TV, four-player split-screen.

 

Ugh, everything was so large and easy to see. One might not know where to look!

My friends were bored with the game itself, not tired from playing it on a TV in particular. I don't have the luxury of many local friends who enjoy Nintendo kart racers or Smash Bros for more than a night's novelty. It'd be nice to have a couple Ninty buds around (maybe I wouldn't have sold my Switch!), but I find that some people are just unrelenting ass-holes.



#65 nightc1   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   2935 Posts   Joined 14.5 Years Ago  

Posted 27 August 2019 - 05:44 PM

I'm glad there are more options for the switch... even with the Switch Lite being gimped.   Some people only want a handheld and don't care for console gaming.   I used to think I was one of those people but I've spent the vast majority of my time with the switch in docked mode over these first few years.  I never would have guessed that and glad I had more options with the system.   Plus, most games play better docked anyway.   Seems like the whole power difference (docked vs handheld) is being forgotten.

 

If they allowed TV functionality for the Switch Lite, there would be no reason for people to buy the original model... unless they think a slightly better battery and HD rumble are worth an extra $100, which most wouldn't even consider.

I doubt they would have packed in the dock.

 

Also you are forgetting that the regular switch in docked mode runs games better than handheld mode.  You often get better a better framerate and higher resolution graphics.   Oh and also you are forgetting too that it allows a lot more same screen multiplayer when docked... making it more of a party machine.  Oh and handheld mode, don't discount the larger screen of the regular switch... some games have very small fonts and that will be even harder to deal with on the switch lite.  At least when they are too small on the regular switch you can dock it and play the games on whatever size tv/projector/monitor you have.

 

Had they allowed the docking feature, I'd have considered the switch for my kids since they could always just use my dock and share a game experience that way.   As is, I'd lean towards the regular switch simply because the  dock and seeing the games running at full framerate/resolution is worth the extra $100.

 

(a d-pad is standard on most systems since FOREVER)

I don't consider what has been on sony systems FOREVER to be a real dpad.  It's another segmented feeling thing not far from what the switch has.  Ultimately it works, but it's a step down from the traditional + shaped dpad.



#66 hauz20   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1091 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

Posted 27 August 2019 - 06:20 PM

Yes, my friends became bored from playing Mario Kart after about 4-8 races. We played it together on a TV, four-player split-screen.

My friends were bored with the game itself, not tired from playing it on a TV in particular. I don't have the luxury of many local friends who enjoy Nintendo kart racers or Smash Bros for more than a night's novelty. It'd be nice to have a couple Ninty buds around (maybe I wouldn't have sold my Switch!), but I find that some people are just unrelenting ass-holes.


Fair enough. I have a similar issue in that my friends and I can't get together as much as we used to, at least not for just gaming. And Nintendo's online continues to be a shit show. Yet I still buy Nintendo systems and games ... probably chasing nostalgia, lol.

#67 DaShaka   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2013 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

Posted 27 August 2019 - 07:50 PM

Uh... $113 (shown in the photo) is the difference between MSRP of $199.99 for the Switch Lite and the glitch price of $86.99.

Ooh, gotcha, sorry. I sincerely hope you guys actually get it shipped, mine was canceled but I didn’t reeeally want one, so I wasn’t super upset.

Hope you guys get it, Target just needs to take a small hit every once in a while for all their price mistakes. ✌🏻

#68 kingotnw   The Devil! CAGiversary!   189 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 August 2019 - 09:57 PM

I love my Switch. I’ve played it on my tv a lot, but far and away way more time in handheld mode. It’s just how I’ve gotten used to using it. I don’t see a big plus putting it on the tv. I play my PS4 on my tv. I played through all of the new fire emblem game in handheld and rate it 9/10 for my satisfaction with the entire experience.

#69 moopher   Uvula flicker CAGiversary!   1221 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

Posted 27 August 2019 - 10:19 PM

 

I doubt they would have packed in the dock.

 

Also you are forgetting that the regular switch in docked mode runs games better than handheld mode.  You often get better a better framerate and higher resolution graphics.   Oh and also you are forgetting too that it allows a lot more same screen multiplayer when docked... making it more of a party machine.  Oh and handheld mode, don't discount the larger screen of the regular switch... some games have very small fonts and that will be even harder to deal with on the switch lite.  At least when they are too small on the regular switch you can dock it and play the games on whatever size tv/projector/monitor you have.

 

Had they allowed the docking feature, I'd have considered the switch for my kids since they could always just use my dock and share a game experience that way.   As is, I'd lean towards the regular switch simply because the  dock and seeing the games running at full framerate/resolution is worth the extra $100.

 

I didn't forget them, they're barely compelling points for the general consumer to spend an extra $100 - I mean, all of them, aside from the dock, are contingent on a set of circumstances that might come up. Die-hards or those really into gaming are in luck, because the OG Switch was made exactly for them. The Switch Lite is for everyone else. 



#70 chrislaustin   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   7323 Posts   Joined 14.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 August 2019 - 02:04 AM

The only thing missing from the Lite that I wish was there, would be some form of rumble, not really the HD, but just some form of shaking. LOL

 

Of course no handheld has really had a rumble feature due to the limited battery power, but I would like the option at some point, but I'm not holding my breath. The Nvidia Shield Portable I thought was the best candidate for a rumble feature, as that system had a great battery life, but it was very competitively priced, and I'm sure a rumble would have put it over the edge.

 

Otherwise, the lite is just what I expected and wanted in a budget priced NS, nothing more and nothing less.



#71 kilenem911  

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Posted 28 August 2019 - 10:15 PM

Yeah, in the same way a "2DS" is no longer in "3D" or a "3DS" for that matter, and by no surprise, that is the last 3DS left standing, as the only official "3DS" system left. The "New" 3DS models also supports games that the bigger OG "3DS" & "XL"user base can no longer play or use like SNES VC games, or specific new titles like Minecraft, Binding of Isaac or Xenoblade.

 

As someone who has had to buy and sell New 3ds's, I hate Nintendo so much for naming those devices. Even at gamestop they have no Idea wtf Im talking about when I ask for a small new 3DS with changeable face plates.



#72 chrislaustin   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   7323 Posts   Joined 14.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 August 2019 - 11:14 PM

As someone who has had to buy and sell New 3ds's, I hate Nintendo so much for naming those devices. Even at gamestop they have no Idea wtf Im talking about when I ask for a small new 3DS with changeable face plates.

Yeah, NoA releasing the "New" standard model here a year after the rest of the world did us ZERO favors in regards to brand recognition. If you or anyone else is interested in plates or accessories at this point, NoA still has some leftovers on their online shop. The plate selection is pretty lackluster at this point, but better than dealing with a game store that knows almost zero about actual "gaming". LOL