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A late addition to the eighth console generation, the Nintendo Switch is a hybrid platform that can be experienced as a home or portable system. Launching with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the platform has amassed a wide selection of triple-A and indie titles. Since the console's debut, Nintendo has released two other models: the Switch Lite and OLED.

Original Release Date:
March 3, 2017
Hardware Versions:
Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite, Nintendo Switch OLED Model
Original MSRP (USD):
Switch: $299; Lite: $199.99; OLED: $349.99
Switch: 0.88 LBS; Lite: 0.61 LBS; OLED: 0.93 LBS
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