7 things to consider before buying a Nintendo switch

A shot of a gamer playing a Nintendo Switch
(Image credit: Erik Mclean via Unsplash)

The original Nintendo Switch console might be over six years old (released in 2017), but it still remains one of the most popular handheld gaming consoles of all time. Whether you enjoy racing karts, planting crops, or battling ogres, there are some fantastic Nintendo Switch games to suit every type of gamer, and this console can be played virtually anywhere too. 

If you're thinking of getting a Nintendo Switch console either for yourself or a loved one, there are a few things you need to know before investing in Nintendo's colourful console. And we're here to break these down for you to help you make the best decision and an informed choice. 

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Beth Nicholls
Ecommerce Writer

Beth is Creative Bloq’s Ecommerce Writer. An avid music photographer and previous staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has a keen eye for content and knows just how to create it. Her background working as a tester for CeX has provided extensive knowledge surrounding the latest tech and gaming trends, and she studied Music Journalism too, so you'll probably find her at a gig. Basically, she's a total nerd with a Snorlax tattoo and a Master's degree in Photography, forever wishing she was Peter Parker.