Switch Lite – a PC Gamer's Perspective

  • Published: 06 October 2019
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Comments • 4 753

  • Coronado Bros
    Coronado Bros  8 hours back

    Excellent video production!

    • IcyBlasters
      IcyBlasters  9 hours back

      Wait... the kids

      • Mystic Soul
        Mystic Soul  13 hours back

        Any Joystick drift issues yet ?

        • John Stokes
          John Stokes  19 hours back

          Unless the original switch outperforms the switch light in terms of performance such as frame rate, I'm getting a $200 switch. I've got an Xbox and Nintendo games don't need all that screen

          • Luna
            Luna  19 hours back

            “Its amazing the difference an inch can make”

          • Tuan Tran
            Tuan Tran  20 hours back

            What kind of black and white switch lite on the video at 4:38? I love the design. Would you tell me where to get it?

            • busywl69
              busywl69  1 days back

              its strange how those who get tech sent to them everyday look at things like the headphone jack as jurassic lol.

              • Deborah Redmond
                Deborah Redmond  1 days back

                And another thing!! I hate headphones. I never use them. So who cares about the stupid Bluetooth??!!

                • Deborah Redmond
                  Deborah Redmond  1 days back

                  Dude! It IS a handheld!! I mean, keep your switch, if you want to “dock” it!! I mean, I love my handhelds. If you don’t, don’t buy it!!

                  • Critical Zan
                    Critical Zan  1 days back

                    It feels chunky you mean to people who loves the swich better

                    • Videodromed
                      Videodromed  1 days back

                      They badly need a version with Bluetooth connectivity. That seems like such a basic thing they could add that would vastly improve it.

                      • wipmat 007
                        wipmat 007  1 days back

                        just saying but this is the switch LITE the cheaper version the the real one like the 2ds not so much for the ds so if you want to hook your switch up to the tv than buy a real switch since it takes away the purpose of the Lite version

                        • A Andrew
                          A Andrew  2 days back

                          Linus its suppose to have draw backs that's why its cheaper and called a "Lite". Why would they upgrade the screen on the Lite version?

                          • Jose Carlos Porras-Ketterer Romero

                            Was he writing... Poop? 2:40

                            • ghoul mist
                              ghoul mist  2 days back

                              Ps vita was more sleek

                              • Joshua Pineda
                                Joshua Pineda  2 days back

                                Nice knock on nintendo's grade sheet for the screen! I had already really wondered that myself. Would Nintendo downgrade or skip on the screen itself for the switch lite? When the entire mobile market elsewhere has been fixated on that part for downsizing!

                                • Lightning Bolt
                                  Lightning Bolt  2 days back

                                  The Bluetooth’s missing function does not bother me because AirPods and wireless buds always seem to fall from my ears. ;_; curse my genes.

                                  • gruesome
                                    gruesome  2 days back

                                    Who wants to use the touchscreen touchscreens are generally less responsive and it gets ur screen dirty.

                                    • SHMATET YUGIOH
                                      SHMATET YUGIOH  2 days back

                                      Bro legit nobody I know uses wireless headphones

                                      • Jose Hernandez Martinez

                                        There is not going to be a 3DS/2DS successor. The DS line is over. The switch lite is the new Nintendo portable system.

                                        • Paul Brice
                                          Paul Brice  3 days back

                                          It's shit can't even plug it into the TV.

                                          • Mr.Muffinman
                                            Mr.Muffinman  3 days back

                                            Im just waiting for a new GPD Win 3

                                            • Mr.Muffinman
                                              Mr.Muffinman  3 days back

                                              I was expecting....
                                              PC gamer’s perspective:
                                              Console frame rates are trash...

                                              • neodos
                                                neodos  19 minutes back

                                                Yeah well, that's how its always been with console hardware.
                                                So either you only play on pc, or if you can afford it, you get the console too and accept the console isn't as powerful but you get to play some game exclusives.

                                            • EnnJayy
                                              EnnJayy  3 days back

                                              100+ hours of usage no drifting stick issue so far👍👍👍

                                              • rob mc
                                                rob mc  3 days back

                                                it's a glorified gameboy. it can't be a switch IF IT DOESN'T SWITCH

                                                • Brandon Bilodeau
                                                  Brandon Bilodeau  3 days back

                                                  The faint "snapping" sound in the background is gold. https://youtu.be/_6ZBo2dkcNU?t=540

                                                  • Burritozi11a
                                                    Burritozi11a  4 days back

                                                    I feel like the lack of dock connectivity is personally a huge dealbreaking feature for me. The smaller screen, lack of HD rumble, poor stick quality, etc. could kind of be excused, since you'd always have the opportunity to just pop it into a dock and get the full Switch experience without missing out on anything. You'd still be able to play Super Mario Party, work out with Ring Fit, play Smash Bros U against your friends, etc, you'd just do it on the big screen instead. But because dockability is absent, it makes the rest of the issues with the Switch Lite stand out even more, to the point where I don't think I can recommend it to anyone.

                                                    • xenos
                                                      xenos  4 days back

                                                      *psp go: has bluetooth headphone support (10 years ago)*
                                                      *switch: we don't do that*

                                                      • Mr.Muffinman
                                                        Mr.Muffinman  11 hours back

                                                        Arcona Yeah I was referring to the vita as its feature of crossplay with ps3 & ps4

                                                      • Arcona
                                                        Arcona  11 hours back

                                                        @Mr.Muffinman Vita has no TV output. Hence the Vita TV/Playstation TV

                                                      • Mr.Muffinman
                                                        Mr.Muffinman  19 hours back

                                                        Arcona You’re right, since that all Sony handhelds had the switch feature

                                                      • Arcona
                                                        Arcona  19 hours back

                                                        @Mr.Muffinman Nah son, PSP 2000 series onwards had TV output.

                                                      • wipmat 007
                                                        wipmat 007  1 days back

                                                        @Mr.Muffinman oh yah I forgot

                                                    • Tasso Demo
                                                      Tasso Demo  4 days back

                                                      “Is that a Nintendo switch lite? Or are you just happy to see me”
                                                      Dirty minded kids might understand

                                                      • Tasso Demo
                                                        Tasso Demo  2 days back

                                                        @PoopScoop Yeah, I know how jokes work lol

                                                      • PoopScoop
                                                        PoopScoop  2 days back

                                                        Yes Tasso that is how jokes work

                                                    • Swigitty Swooty
                                                      Swigitty Swooty  4 days back

                                                      720p lul

                                                      • Alex
                                                        Alex  4 days back

                                                        This is basically the replacement PS Vita I always wanted. This and my PC are all I need.

                                                        • Felix O'Keefe
                                                          Felix O'Keefe  4 days back

                                                          I agree not including built in bluetooth audio is really stupid. The thing is basically a premium tablet for gaming. Which tablet in the last 5 years doesn't have this function?

                                                          • devad4trs
                                                            devad4trs  4 days back

                                                            i own the switch since it was released and never did i ever play it docked i actually never took it out the box been playing handheld ever since so this is the perfect switch for me they should of just made it like since the start

                                                            • Levias FreeFate
                                                              Levias FreeFate  4 days back

                                                              Gone through two gray switch lites, both had insane drift out of the box on my right stick :(
                                                              I half expected link to start turning in circles when I saw his gray switch lite lol

                                                              • MegaJdogg1234
                                                                MegaJdogg1234  4 days back


                                                                • Random Videos
                                                                  Random Videos  4 days back

                                                                  I feel like this product should be called Nintendont...

                                                                  • Random Videos
                                                                    Random Videos  4 days back

                                                                    the no rumble is the part that gets me because I literally cannot play games without rumble... So sad, I had high hopes for the Nintendo switch lite. I was hoping to replace my old OG switch but I guess not. I gotta tell my switch "keep chuging along little buddy!"

                                                                    • John G
                                                                      John G  5 days back

                                                                      Annoying how bad the hardware's always been for nintendo consoles and handhelds

                                                                      • Samuel D'souza
                                                                        Samuel D'souza  5 days back

                                                                        It is because the wireless is worse than wired most of the time

                                                                        • Zor Tec
                                                                          Zor Tec  5 days back

                                                                          try over watch in dock then hand held

                                                                          • Zor Tec
                                                                            Zor Tec  5 days back

                                                                            BUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! when u dock a siwtch u lose power and display not as good as in hand held for more grpahicl games bro ther emore lag in dock mode

                                                                            • Kylo Ren
                                                                              Kylo Ren  5 days back

                                                                              They made the lite version to address the exploit that a user can hack the original switch using the removable controller. I bet Nintendo would be much happier if everyone would just buy the Lite version so they could just discontinue the original

                                                                              • Alhawaii
                                                                                Alhawaii  6 days back

                                                                                Wow that’s one of the cringiest thumbnails I’ve ever seen, congrats. Not watching the video tho lol

                                                                                • StardustMan
                                                                                  StardustMan  6 days back

                                                                                  WIRED HEADPHONES R NOT DED

                                                                                  • Cameron
                                                                                    Cameron  6 days back

                                                                                    Future Switch needs bezel less 6.5 inch screen with good colors, contrast and brightness, Bluetooth headphones/set support, wireless charging and bigger battery, better joysticks, Dpad and button layout and at least 128GB memory by default and more system performance obviously. That would be a great unit if Nintendo keeps putting out great content and more devs keep porting games to Switch.

                                                                                    • Neko Paw
                                                                                      Neko Paw  6 days back

                                                                                      I don't know why so many people got the drift problem

                                                                                      I used to own the old switch for almost 2 year before switching to the new model with longer battery
                                                                                      No drift problem at all

                                                                                      So i decide to get the lite Zacian version because it looks awesome, probably the best looking switch for now

                                                                                      • SilverwindHunter
                                                                                        SilverwindHunter  6 days back

                                                                                        One of my joy-cons (and i have 8 sets) started drifting so I just cleaned the dusk out of it and its working again. Drift doesnt have to be a big problem. Just clean it

                                                                                        • Julio Rosas
                                                                                          Julio Rosas  6 days back

                                                                                          Just got a switch, haven’t tried the light version but I think I prefer the not light version. It’s good enough for in the go gaming. Because if you’re going out and want to game, then you also have a bag of some sort or your car to place it in. Airplane? Lap bag. car? Car. Store? Too short of an errand to play. And if you’re in a rush or whatever, it just means that you’ll be too busy to play? Idk. Maybe it’s just because I always have my bag with me, unless I’m going on a date or something. Don’t like this comment please