The Nintendo Switch surprised everyone during its phenomenal release, however, some are still relativity hesitant on the console. So, should you buy a Nintendo Switch a year after release? Is it still worth it?
When does a quality console ever stop being “worth it?”
As an investment, it would be when it doesn’t have a consistent flow of quality games. Thankfully, Switch is a console that is NOTHING close to that definition. Honestly it’s one of the best consoles I’ve ever owned.
"Nintendo Switch: Still Worth It A Year In?" No it's not worth it unless you're a child or barely plays video games. Majority of the people who would say yes are fanatics and would say Nintendo also has an amazing line-up for this year also when we know that majority of what's been announced are ports. Some of the big titles most fanatics are expecting for the switch are smash brothers, metroid, probably a star fox and a lot of ports of old games and they'll continue to say the switch is amazing when it barely has any games compared to the other consoles released in same time frame. I've been waiting for compelling games for switch or announcements but still haven't seen anything of interest. After a bunch of Nintendo directs all they've managed to do is illustrate what a waste of time the switch is. I know most people who thinks the switch is a good system are children or people who owns one or two consoles but Because I have all the consoles and a pc it's easily the worse console I've owned in years. I know some fanatics will be upset over my opinion because I don't care much for the same old franchises Nintendo has been releasing for over 4 decades Mario and Zelda, I think the switch has had a terrible first year. The best games fanatics will rave about are Zelda and mario for switch and I think those games are boring and uninteresting for adults who are gamers but can hold the interest of children or casual gamers. To each his own https://farm5.staticflickr....
@ JaguarEvolved Back in your hole, troll. Might want to invest in some English grammar classes while you're at it.
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Exactly. I've owned several Sony consoles [PS2, PS3, and even a PSP at one point, though I only had the PSP for Castlevania.XD], and most Nintendo consoles, and once you've built up a backlog of games on a console that you know you'll want to keep coming back to, a console never truly loses its value. I mean, unless the next one has native backwards compatibility, but then that's just a progression from one system to the next for the sake of being able to continue playing your old games even if your old system dies, not an abandonment of the backlog you've built.
Sure it's worth it, why not
Probably the best first year ever on any console in terms of games.
I would say it's worth it more now.. I mean look at the library available to someone who buys now vs someone who had one day 1.
So, just what console exactly wouldn't that argument apply to?
technically none.. but since people were so uncertain of its future before it released I think Nintendo did a bang up job with its first year. And I can't wait to see what comes next..
If Nintendo games are your thing.ill pass for now still a nice bit of kit. I still prefer to play 3rd party games on xbox or ps4.
I love my switch, so yes.
I love mine, I already have like 8 games for it, 5 of which I couldn't play elsewhere and there are a bunch more either already out or coming in the not too distant future which I definitely want. Switch is worth it more than ever IMO.
the question should be "is it worth already?" i would reply - yes - anyway. Mario kart, Rabbids, Splatoon are good exclusives. Wait for Bayonetta 3
I'm happy with my purchase. The catalog is fine now, but when you look at all the other games coming out in the future (Metroid, Pokémon, Smash etc.), you can't help but to get a little more excited.
I feel the catalogue is better than fine at the moment, it's great, it's just going to grow even more awesome in the not too distant future. I'm over the moon for those games you mentioned, can't wait for them.
I own one. It's worth it.
meh. im underwhelmed with mine.
I honestly wouldn't mind if Nintendo's home consoles are hybrids from now on. That's how much I love my switch.
It's like wildfire, no stopping it.
Uh YES !!!
The Switch still lacks the basics the eighth generation consoles offer and it’s a ninth generation console.
Nope. It definitely has the so called "basics" they have, thus why we see some games made for them, coming to the Switch. It simply can't handle anything that goes beyond that, is the problem.
The console simply doesn't have games I want to be worth buying yet. Zelda and Odyssey are the only ones I'd purchase currently and I ain't buying a system just for that. I got burned on the WiiU, I'll wait until this has more that I want.
Nintendo switch is a great console. But only thing that's off putting is cost of games. Ps4 (using this as my example as only have that with the switch and pc), a new game comes out at around £38-42. Wait a few weeks and the price is around £25-30. Nintendo switch pre order price of games seem to be around £37-40 then 2 weeks after release the game sits around £40-46. Same for a month later. That's one of my down views to the Nintendo switch. Also that digital games are expensive as hell. A lot of the indie games are £6+ over their ps4/Xbox one could get parts.
It depends on if someone likes that type of software as its going to with any piece of hardware.
Yes it is worth it. I bought one and I am so happy with it.
Nintendo Switch is currently going through a WiiU level gaming drought. Not worth buying imo until it gets a better battery
It's a good handheld on the go, but as a home console it leaves lots to be desired. There's a reason nintendo went portable after the complete failer that was wii u console. My one question is where were all these nintendo fans when wii u was out? playing their 3ds??
No it’s rubbish now? Good games don’t disappear if anything it’s even more worth it now than last year
I own all the current consoles and my Switch gathers dust. Not really into ‘kids’ games and I played Zelda on wiiU until I got bored of it. I’m not interested in any of the announced exclusives coming out apart from Metroid 4, so honestly, I feel like I wasted my money. I just like owning any new console that comes out. I love my PS4 for the exclusives it has and my Xbox One X for the multiplatform games I like at full 4K. I’m just not sure what the hell im going to play on my Switch. Metroid Prime Trilogy remaster one day maybe?
If you enjoyed handhelds then it's got a good TV feature.
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