Your Nintendo Switch controllers will work on PCs and Macs, too

Mar 07, 2017, 00:36

The latest and greatest gaming console from Nintendo was just released Friday, but getting your hands on one in Denver is proving hard. That is, it's not really just a way to play video games indoors. YouTube channel Spawn Wave cracked open the Switch's Joy-Con controller to find out the reason behind persistent issues with the left Joy-Con's signal at extended distances.

The news that iFixit aired today is that the complete teardown of the new Nintendo Switch was successful and the device was rated at 8/10 in terms of reparability.

Discovered by French site Nintendo Actu and tested by The Verge, you can pair Joy-Con controllers over Bluetooth to use as standard controllers. The touchscreen allows you to quickly change your profile name and type friend codes.

The Nintendo Switch is a pretty intuitive system, but some people are having problems figuring out how to turn the console completely off. You can also use it to search the Nintendo eShop after downloading the latest software update.

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Here are the best Nintendo Switch screen protectors available right now.

The obvious question, to my mind, is whether anyone would actually want to use them in the first place. Because of this, the company made the bold move to officially recommend that consumers refrain from purchasing skins for the Nintendo Switch, while simultaneously cancelling and refunding every pre-order it had for Switch and Joy-Con skins.

Yes, you do need one. Most would go so far as to say that gamers aren't getting the full experience if they don't take it with them daily.

Overall, Switch is durable and the video makes one thing clear.BUY A CASE (example) AND SCREEN PROTECTOR (like this one). Nintendo has offered some basic troubleshooting advice for afflicted users, though these instructions are more of the generic kind which pertain to any wireless connectivity issue.

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