Nintendo Switch Lite Announced, Launches September 20 for $199 - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 11 July 2019 / 2,874 Views
Nintendo has announced Nintendo Switch Lite. It is a handheld only version of its hybrid console, the Switch. It will launch worldwide on September 20 for $199.99. It will be available in turquoise, grey and yellow color variations.
The regular Switch features detachable Joy-Cons, while the Switch Lite has integrated controls and is a smaller size. It does not have a dock and does not support video output to a TV. It can play all games in the Switch library.
View a video of the Nintendo Switch Lite below:
"Adding Nintendo Switch Lite to the lineup gives gamers more color and price point options," said Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser. "Now consumers can choose the system that best suits how they like to play their favorite Nintendo Switch games."
Nintendo will release a limited edition Switch Lite model alongside the release of Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield on November 8 for $199.99 called Zacian and Zamazenta Edition.
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