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The Nintendo Switch commonly referred to as the Switch, is the seventh major video game console developed by Nintendo and was released in March 2017, the previous console was the WiiU and Wii before it. The Nintendo Switch is considered a “hybrid” console, it is designed as a home console, with the main unit docked and connected to a television. Or alternatively, it can be removed from the dock and used similarly to a tablet computer through its LCD touchscreen.
It comes with wireless Joy-Con controllers, which include standard buttons and directional analogue sticks for user input, motion sensing, and high-definition tactile feedback, they can attach to both sides of the console to support handheld-style play. They can also connect to a Grip accessory to provide a traditional home console gamepad form or be used individually in the hand like the Wii Remote and Nunchuk, supporting local multiplayer modes.
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The switch focuses on novel hardware and more mobile usage than the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 it combined some characteristics which won it many fans from its bold Wii console and strong gaming titles.
Nintendo opted to use more standard electronic components, such as a chipset based on Nvidia’s Tegra line, to make development for the console easier for programmers and more compatible with existing game engines and gaming developers.