Can your Nintendo Switch really help you save on your energy bill?

We're big fans of the Nintendo Switch here at Creative Bloq. Nintendo's super portable little console is fun, colourful, and it offers a range of new and classic Nintendo games, and free games too. Now it turns out that there's another reason for us to love it.

It turns out that as well as being cheaper to buy than some rival consoles, the Nintendo Switch is also cheaper to run in terms of energy costs. And with the way electricity prices are going right now, that's something to keep in mind if you're thinking of buying a new console (if you don't have a Switch, make sure you take a peek at our Nintendo Switch Amazon sale roundup to find yourself the best deal possible right now.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.