• Nintendo is boosting Switch battery life through a slight hardware refresh

    4 monthes ago - By Gamasutra

    Nintendo is releasing an upgraded version of the original Switch that will offer more battery life for your buck. ...
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  • Fortnite 9.40 Patch Adds New Tactical Shotguns

    Fortnite 9.40 Patch Adds New Tactical Shotguns

    4 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    After three weeks of 9.30 content updates, a new patch is on the way for Fortnite. The v9.40 update will arrive on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices tomorrow, July 17, and it looks set to introduce some new weapon variants to the battle royale shooter. [ Update: As promised, Fortnite's 9.40 update is now live. You can read the full v9.40 patch notes here.] Downtime for the v9.40 update is scheduled to begin at 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET / 9 AM BST, developer Epic announced on Twitter. The studio didn't discuss what new content will arrive as part of the update, but Fortnite's...
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  • New Nintendo Switch offers 2+ hours of extra battery life

    New Nintendo Switch offers 2+ hours of extra battery life

    4 monthes ago - By Liliputing

    A week after introducing a new Nintendo Switch Lite handheld game console (without removable controllers or a TV docking station), Nintendo has unveiled an update to the original Nintendo Switch. It's the same as the original in most respects, but according to the Nintendo website, the new model will get 4.5 to 9 hours of...
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  • Nintendo Announces Updated Switch Model

    4 monthes ago - By Game Rant

    After months of rumors, Nintendo have announced an updated model of its Switch hybrid console, but it's less of an enhancement and more of a revision.
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  • How To Get The Right Nintendo Switch Model Once Enhanced Version Launches

    How To Get The Right Nintendo Switch Model Once Enhanced Version Launches

    4 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    The Nintendo Switch is getting a hardware revision in mid-August that gives a significant boost to battery life. However, this isn't a Switch Lite -style revision with a completely new look. The new Nintendo Switch looks exactly like the old one. So if you're looking for that better battery life, how can you tell the difference? The key is in the packaging, per Nintendo's product site. The original packaging features the system against a white background with a TV on the left side. The packaging for the new system is very similar, but instead shows the system against a red background with...
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  • New Nintendo Switch model coming in mid-August with bigger battery

    New Nintendo Switch model coming in mid-August with bigger battery

    4 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    It looks like we could be getting a slightly improved Nintendo Switch next month, according to new specs posted on the Japanese gaming company's website. Both the Japanese and American versions of Nintendo's website now list a new model number for the Switch: HAC-001(-01). Further, the American site notes this model will be available starting in ‘mid-August 2019.' However, there isn't much different with the new model over the current Switch console. HAC-001(-01) will sport the same price as the existing Switch, and offer the same specs. The only difference is the battery, which is now...
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  • Nintendo Switch revision improves battery life for same price - CNET

    4 monthes ago - By CNET

    The company says it will last up to nine hours.
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  • It's not the upgrade we expected, but Nintendo's revealed a new juiced-up Switch

    It's not the upgrade we expected, but Nintendo's revealed a new juiced-up Switch

    4 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    Nintendo has announced a new model of the Switch with substantially improved battery life. It will be available later this summer, and is otherwise identical to the current Switch system.
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  • Nintendo Announces Updated Switch, Separate From Lite, With Better Battery Life

    4 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    Nintendo has announced a revised version of the original Switch. The new model will be identical to the launch model Switch, with the key difference being longer battery life. This is separate from the recently announced Switch Lite, which is a more dramatic overhaul of the system. The original launch model Switch touted between two and half to six and a half hours of playtime. However, the revised version will deliver four and a half to nine hours of battery life. The revised Switch model will cost the same. According to Nintendo's product page , it will launch in mid-August in the US. As...
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  • Nintendo quietly upgrades the Switch with up to 9 hours of battery life

    4 monthes ago - By Engadget

    The murmurs of an upgraded Switch were true - although you might want to put hopes for a Switch Pro on ice, at least for now. Nintendo has quietly unveiled a new revision of the standard Switch with dramatically improved battery life. Instead of t...
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  • Nintendo Adds Hours To The Switch's Battery Life

    Nintendo Adds Hours To The Switch's Battery Life

    4 monthes ago - By GameInformer

    Nintendo recently announced the smaller Switch Lite , but the regular Switch is also getting an upgrade. Switch consoles model number HAC-001(-01) feature an average of at least two extra hours of battery life over the current versions.
    The serial number of the new model Switch systems start with the "XKW" as opposed to "XAW," and Nintendo says the expected battery life - depending on what you're playing - should last approximately 4.5 to 9 hours versus 2.5 to 6.5 hours for the older model. The expected battery life of the Lite is 3 to 7 hours.
    No word as to when the new model Switch units...
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  • Fortnite 9.40 Update, New Tactical Shotguns Now Live

    Fortnite 9.40 Update, New Tactical Shotguns Now Live

    4 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    After three weeks of 9.30 content updates, a new patch is on the way for Fortnite. The v9.40 update will arrive on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices tomorrow, July 17, and it looks set to introduce some new weapon variants to the battle royale shooter. [ Update: As promised, Fortnite's 9.40 update is now live. You can read the full v9.40 patch notes here.] Downtime for the v9.40 update is scheduled to begin at 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET / 9 AM BST, developer Epic announced on Twitter. The studio didn't discuss what new content will arrive as part of the update, but Fortnite's...
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  • New Nintendo Switch arrives with better battery life while looking exactly the same

    New Nintendo Switch arrives with better battery life while looking exactly the same

    4 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    A new Nintendo Switch has been quietly announced, claiming to offer better battery life than the original version of the Switch, while sporting the exact same design. The improvement in battery life appears to be substantial, with Nintendo quoting a single charge lasting approximately 4.5 - 9 hours. Compare that to the original Switch, which Nintendo reckons lasts between 2.5 and 6.5 hours - depending on the game you're playing - and gamers will be pleased with the improvement. To give you a better idea of the new Nintendo Switch battery life, the firm has said you'll be able to play the...
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  • Nintendo announces new model of the original Switch with longer battery life

    4 monthes ago - By N4G

    Last week, Nintendo announced the Switch Lite. The original Switch system is also getting some love, with Nintendo today revealing an updated model.
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  • The Nintendo Switch has been updated with a new battery life, processor and storage

    The Nintendo Switch has been updated with a new battery life, processor and storage

    4 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    There's a new Nintendo Switch hot on the heels of last week's new Nintendo Switch Lite. But don't get too excited as it's just a refresh of the old model rather than a full-blown - Nintendo Switch 2. The new model is said to have better battery life - around two hours extra - though it might not be just the battery itself that's had an upgrade. It could also have a new processor, too - we know from a recent listing with the US regulator that Nintendo was planning to change the SoC , type of storage and CPU board in the Switch. Of course, an improved processor and mainboard could also...
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  • Nintendo just revealed a new Switch model with improved battery life

    Nintendo just revealed a new Switch model with improved battery life

    4 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    We still don't know when or if Nintendo will release a Switch Pro, but the standard model will seemingly be upgraded before the end of 2019. As you can see on a page on Nintendo's website comparing the different Switch consoles, a new model numbered HAC-001(-01) has appeared beneath the launch model. This updated version of the Switch is virtually identical, but the battery life has been significantly improved.
    According to Nintendo's comparison page, the new Switch model will last approximately 4.5 to 9 hours, depending on a variety of factors. The launch model lasted just 2.5 to 6.5...
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  • Nintendo Switch with longer battery coming to Japan in August - CNET

    4 monthes ago - By CNET

    The company says it will last up to nine hours.
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  • Nintendo releasing new Switch with longer battery life

    4 monthes ago - By GamesIndustry

    Tweaked model of flagship console will last up to nine hours - two more than Switch Lite
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  • Nintendo Switch Getting Revision With Up to 9 Hours Battery Life

    4 monthes ago - By Tom's Hardware

    Nintendo today updated its product page for the Nintendo Switch to include a revision of the device with battery life that lasts between 4.5 and 9 hours. The original rated in between 2.5 and 6.5 hours.
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