There’s nothing worse than taking your Nintendo Switch on an extended aircraft trip or another prolonged outing, solely to have the battery die after a pair hours (relying on how a lot battery the sport makes use of). Fortunately, Nintendo has lastly answered this downside with a more moderen Swap mannequin that extends the console’s battery life, upgrading it from roughly 2.5-6.5 hours of playtime to 4.5-9 hours of cost. The brand new mannequin is accessible at some retailers now, and if you happen to had been hesitant about shelling out one other $300 USD simply to enhance your battery life, GameStop’s latest trade-in offer might make you rethink.
Assuming you now not want your authentic Swap, you’ll be able to commerce within the launch mannequin for $225, up from the same old $200, as a part of a limited-time deal at GameStop shops. In fact, that commerce worth is for a Swap in “full working situation.” This brings the $300 Swap revision to $75, although you do not have to make use of the commerce worth completely in direction of it. This trade-in supply is legitimate till September 15.
The Swap revision’s upgraded battery life stands out as the star of the present, however the Tegra X1 processor additionally runs cooler, which in flip retains your Swap from heating up as a lot. Nevertheless, it is essential to notice that this isn’t a Swap Professional or equal to the upgraded consoles that the PS4 and Xbox One obtained. You will not see any will increase in efficiency or loading time.
In fact, if you happen to’d quite commerce your outdated Swap in for a Nintendo Swap Lite, then you should use your $225 commerce credit score in direction of a pre-order for that as a substitute. The Swap Lite prices $200 and releases on September 20, 5 days after this trade-in promotion ends, so you will have to reside with out your console for just a little bit. You’ll be able to pre-order the Switch Lite here. Nevertheless, if you happen to’d desire to not commerce in your Swap in any respect, or simply do not personal one but, you should purchase the brand new Swap by way of the hyperlinks beneath.