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Old 01-12-2018, 12:39 AM   #41
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lest I be accused of threadjacking, let me say the Switch does sound pretty great.

it does kinda seem like Sony and Microsoft went too far and left a more simplistic & basic gaming niche for Nintendo to fill.

though I still wouldn't given Nintendo my CC number or buy game add-ons if they have those; not sure. couldn't confirm online if the switch is wifi capable, although in this day and age, it seems idiot developers are willing to put a chip in anything.
The Switch is Wi-Fi capable but it's not required to have a connection to play like many games out there. I don't give them my CC#, if I want to buy something from their online store I just buy one of those cards in the grocery checkout line and load it at home.
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:48 PM   #42
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The Switch is Wi-Fi capable but it's not required to have a connection to play like many games out there. I don't give them my CC#, if I want to buy something from their online store I just buy one of those cards in the grocery checkout line and load it at home.
that's a good idea actually. hey, you're pretty smart!
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I've never been a fan of handheld gaming and thought I would leave the switch in the dock all the time. This has not turned out to be true. They did a great job making the transition easy, you don't have to restart the machine or anything.
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I've never been a fan of handheld gaming and thought I would leave the switch in the dock all the time. This has not turned out to be true. They did a great job making the transition easy, you don't have to restart the machine or anything.
Exactly. Outside of my phone I had never owned any handheld gaming device. I got a Gameboy when I was a kid and returned it shortly after. Just was never my thing.

I also expected a severe loss of quality when I undocked the switch. I've noticed no difference so far, and I've actually read that fps has been slightly better on games like Doom and Skyrim when undocked but I haven't played those games on Switch yet myself.
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