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POLL: Are you going to buy the Nintendo Switch?



  • Soki123Soki123 Member RarePosts: 2,558
    Nah, I ll just build a new rig and get the Scorpio. Every Nintendo I get is cool at first, then just sits in a closet until I trade it in for PS or XBOX games.
  • AethaerynAethaeryn Member RarePosts: 3,149
    This is likely to be the first Nintendo console I will not buy at launch and likely will not own.  The only thing that will change this is price including a reduced price of games.

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  • rojoArcueidrojoArcueid Member EpicPosts: 10,673
    yes, after i see more games at E3. Shin Megami Tensei sold me on it though.

  • XiaokiXiaoki Member RarePosts: 3,358
    No, the system is an epic mess on all levels.

    Some of the games look good but I'm not interested at all on the system they are for.
  • YashaXYashaX Member EpicPosts: 2,960
    I'd love to play Zelda, but this thing is way overpriced and underspecced. I really don't understand what Nintendo were thinking. And how is that 32GB of memory meant to work? I have single games on the ps4 that take up more memory than that.
  • PsYcHoGBRPsYcHoGBR Member UncommonPosts: 480
    edited January 2017
    Poor line up of games at launch. Under powered as a console. Price above Xbox One S and PS4. From what I have been reading the custom Tegra is based on the X1 tegra but lower clock speed so it doesn't use battery too fast. Nintendo could be making the same mistakes from the past but I hope it is successful for them as I love their games. If it does fail maybe they will continue making games on other platforms. I bought the Wii U and its failed so I will wait this time to see what happens. I will get the Wii U Zelda.
  • LimnicLimnic Member RarePosts: 1,116
    As said in the other thread, part of the reason I value the Switch is the fact that it's functionally the Shield 2, and once it's hacked to run a standard Android OS, it will be usable with programs like Moonlight to stream all your PC games alongside it's functionality as a Nintendo device.

    Basically I think of it as the next high-end tablet/mobile streaming and gaming device for me.
  • craftseekercraftseeker Member RarePosts: 1,740
    No, but then I am so out of touch with consoles that I thought that the Nintendo Switch was. ....... well a switch and not a console.
  • Master_PantzMaster_Pantz Member UncommonPosts: 18
    edited January 2017
    Yes, but they really are milking us for all they can get. $300 for console, $30 for Joy-Con Charging dock controller (the one included with the console is a dock without charging feature), $70 for Pro controller, $80 for extra set of Joy-Cons + another $30 for additional charging dock controller. Not to mention Paid online service and apparently you need a  smart phone to use voice chat.
  • k61977k61977 Member RarePosts: 1,378
    edited January 2017
    Maybe in a year or two I will look at it again and see where it is.  To many systems launch giving all these promises with this great list of games.  Then nothing, a couple games here or there that peak my interest.  I have just about stopped playing consoles altogether at this point.  I own just about every console ever released to include a couple that didn't release in the states.  The only console I don't own that I can think of is the X-box One.  Just gotten tired of all the hype anymore.  I also don't play mobile either which is a neat thing with this console in particular, I want big screens as I am getting older.  I do hope this does well though for those that are really looking forward to it.
    got a good pc so no.... that like going 4k to 720pixel... or going playstation 4 to playstation 1

    why i would downgrade ?? got a top pc ... they have use shit spec... would have buy one if the hardware was like the ps4 or xbox one because i prefer nintendo... but they release something even worst that both these system....

    it will fail big
  • PerjurePerjure Member UncommonPosts: 249
    Nope. Would play Zelda for nostalgia but not for that price.
  • filmoretfilmoret Member EpicPosts: 4,906
    Sorry but last good thing Nintendo did was SNES.  Good luck everyone who buys it.
    Are you onto something or just on something?
  • LokeroLokero Member RarePosts: 1,514
    filmoret said:
    Sorry but last good thing Nintendo did was SNES.  Good luck everyone who buys it.
    Pretty much every console since has had hardly any selection of games.  Yes, you can generally expect to see Zelda, Mario, DK, Kart, and the usual suspects on every iteration.

    But, who remembers how many games they had on the SNES?  They used to publish all kinds of third-party games, etc., for their consoles.  They used to actually make an effort...
  • LeFantomeLeFantome Member RarePosts: 671
    Nintendo?  I want a puke just by saying this.

  • KumaponKumapon Member RarePosts: 1,430
    The thing that is breaking this for me is the complete drought of games and the absolute absurd cost of the peripherals. 
  • BurntCabbageBurntCabbage Member UncommonPosts: 482
    hail nah...if i was to buy anything remotely close to a console it would be a nvida shield/tv ...nintendo always playing catch up..they havent brought out a good system since snes lol
  • Slapshot1188Slapshot1188 Member LegendaryPosts: 14,073
    I have it on pre-order but think it's 75-25 that I cancel before launch.  Here's why:

    • They are priced too high at $300.  Their sweet spot was $200.  Instead they are now $50 over PS4 and XBO
    • Launch titles are slim so far.  Other than Zelda but we already have a Wii and Wii-U so can pick it up for that system
    • Games and accessories are expensive.  Seriously.. buying the system plus one game and a second controller will run $440 plus tax.  That's a lot for a system lacking in power and without a killer exclusive title.
    • Self developed Games like ARMS that were hyped in the stream seem underwhelming.

    Is there even a pack in game?  I think the Wii was such a hit because it came with Wii Sports and really highlighted the Wii motes.

    I really thought they needed to come in around $200 or at least $250 and have had Mario ready for launch.  I'm really not seeing much reason to grab it at launch vs waiting for the inevitable price drop and see what other games are actually out by the holidays.

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  • IselinIselin Member LegendaryPosts: 16,093
    Not at that price for only one game (Zelda.)
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  • DistopiaDistopia Member EpicPosts: 21,183
    I haven't seen much of anything I'm remotely interested in with this console, and I already have Skyrim....

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  • NeoyoshiNeoyoshi Member UncommonPosts: 323
    I want to say "Yes", i really do, but something happened to Nintendo, they've become absolutely afraid of Mature and obscure game genres- yet again.

    Games from Atlus and Square seem to be the closet we'll get to dark and mature; but Gamecube had by far the best variety of game genre's that we've seen since the NES days.

    I just really need more variety from Nintendo before i buy another system from them.

    Persona:Q on the 3Ds is what keeps me going so far.

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  • DragnelusDragnelus Member EpicPosts: 3,342
  • OhhPaigeyOhhPaigey Member RarePosts: 1,517
    No. I haven't bought a Nintendo console since the Gamecube.
    When all is said and done, more is always said than done.
  • lahnmirlahnmir Member LegendaryPosts: 4,391

    I play games that are good, not edgy, cool or 'mature.'

    Also, lol at system elitism, true gamers have as much platforms as possible...

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    'This does not apply just to ED but SC or any other game. What they will get is Rebirth/X4, likely prettier but equally underwhelming and pointless. 

    It is incredibly difficult to design some meaningfull leg content that would fit a space ship game - simply because it is not a leg game.

    It is just huge resource waste....'

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