Looking for the latest neighborhood gaming console? Check out the Nintendo Switch OLED model, the latest version of the gaming giant’s popular Switch console. The new device, available now, features a larger 7-inch OLED display that delivers more vivid colors and sharper contrast than previous models when used in portable mode.
The Nintendo Switch OLED model is now the third Switch console in the Nintendo range. The OLED Switch costs $ 350, which is $ 50 more than the non-OLED Nintendo Switch model ($ 300). Nintendo will also continue to offer the colorful Nintendo Switch Lite for $ 199, a handheld console that plays all Nintendo Switch games, but does not connect to.
Nintendo Switch OLED model, $ 350 (list price)
The new Nintendo Switch OLED model is available on Amazon, GameStop, Best Buy – in theory. The truth is, replenishments are sporadic and if there is a replenishment, the new game console sells out almost immediately. If you’re hoping to pay the list price for the Nintendo Switch OLED – $ 350 – you’ll have to press your refresh button over and over, at different times of the day, hoping you get lucky.
Don’t want to rely on luck? You can still get the Nintendo Switch OLED through a third-party seller on a resale website, although you’ll pay a premium for the privilege. Forget about those third-party sellers on Amazon and Walmart.com. The best deal for the Nintendo Switch OLED can be obtained from StockX, where it is available for $ 418 (price current at time of publication).
Nintendo Switch OLED model, $ 418 (resale price)
What’s new with the Nintendo Switch OLED
The first thing you need to know about the Nintendo Switch OLED is that it’s not the long-awaited and long-awaited Nintendo Switch Pro. The new console doesn’t support 4K resolution, and the hardware isn’t faster than the old Switch model.
The main upgrade of the Nintendo Switch OLED is the quality and size of the screen: it is a 7-inch console, compared to the 6.2-inch screen size of the old one. Switch. It also comes with a larger kickstand, better speakers, and twice the internal storage at 64GB. It also comes with a new style of docking station, with a built-in wired LAN port.
Nintendo Switch OLED model, $ 350
What games should you play on the Nintendo Switch OLED
All existing Nintendo Switch games will play on the new Nintendo Switch OLED, so there are no compatibility concerns. The launch of the Nintendo Switch OLED coincides with the launch of Metroid Dread, the first new 2D Metroid game in 19 years. In it, Samus Aran returns to explore the planet ZDR, a world infested with dangerous aliens and deadly robots.
In its review of the game, NintendoLife said, “Metroid Dread is a triumphant return for both Samus Aran and developer MercurySteam,” further noting that the game “plays better than anything we’ve seen from the series so far. now”.
Screenrant, meanwhile, calls the game an instant classic, hailing the Metroid franchise’s “galaxy-sized leap forward”.
You can buy Metroid Dread now from Amazon, GameStop, the Nintendo Game Store, and wherever video games are sold.
Metroid Dread for the Nintendo Switch
Metroid Dread for the Nintendo Switch, $ 60
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