Top 10 Problems with the Nintendo Switch


The Top Ten

1 Many copies of the console are faulty

There's a number of different news, polls and YouTube videos of people's Switch consoles facing a number of different technical problems. Even one of my friends also got a faulty one. - Mcgillacuddy

Mine works fine and I got it a month or 2 after it was out

Hopefully they'll manage to fix this issue. - Rue

2 It's a bit pricey

It's the fourth cheapest console by LAUNCH. Its accessories are overpriced, but not the Switch itself. - shawnmccaul22

In other countries yeah, but in America isn't too bad. Unless you count those scumbag scalpers... - Rue

What? $300 is the regular price for a console

No it really isn't since the Xbox one cost $500 at launch and ps4 cost %400 at launch. The switch only cost $300, which is about the price of a xbox one s, ps4 slim, and cheaper than a ps4 pro and (soon to be launched) xbox one s. Only thing pricy about it are it's pro controllers and overpriced dock. - USGC

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3 There aren't many games at launch

The Wii didn't have many games at launch and it still did very well. You can't really have a lot of launch titles, you don't want to overwhelm your consumers on which games to pick, especially when many will be only picking one game when they first get the console. - Rue

To be fair, 1 amazing launch game is 1 more than most consoles can pull off, so this isn't the worst launch in history. That said, there's just not enough games period. - Zach808

Out of the launch titles, only one of them is amazing. It should be fairly obvious which game I'm talking about here...

Hopefully this will improve in a year's time or so. - Entranced98

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4 Paid online service

As long as it's inexpensive and fixes the god awful wifi connections that previous Nintendo consoles/handhelds had, it shouldn't be too much of a problem. - Rue

Only $2 a month, *cough* cheap *chough

5 There's not much storage space on the console

Not as much of an issue as one might think since the cartridges don't require installation, but best to get a bit more space if you download a lot of eshop games. - Zach808

Could be better

6 Poor WiFi connection

Ugh it gets annoying!


7 The dock scratches the screen

To fix that get a screen protector that's why they exist.

Why would it scratch the screen that is just poor tech

8 The Joy Con controller disconnects

The left Joy Con to be specific.. - Rue

It's, um, y'know, supposed to? - TheInsomniac

9 It came out too quickly after the Wii U

The Wii U came out around 2012 and it FAILED big time. They needed to release a newer console and actually make sure it doesn't fail this time around. - Rue

It kinda sucked for me because I was really excited when I got a Wii U for Christmas, and then the Switch came out the following year. But that was just my experience. - TheInsomniac

I am planning to get a switch quickly, I hope they don't release another console only 3 years after it's release - B1ueNew

10 The coating of the console gets damaged by third-party skins

Oh no - TheInsomniac

The Contenders

11 Most of the Best Switch games already have Similar versions on the Wii U

Really? Name ONE similarity between mario Odyssey and 3D World other than you play as Mario. - TheInsomniac

12 It's Not Backwards Compatible
13 1-2 Switch
14 It's Too Colorful

If you shake it around in someone's face it could give someone a seizure! - EliHbk

15 AAA games are overpriced
16 The Wii U ports
17 Overpriced Accessories such as Pro Controller and Additional Dock
18 Not enough AAA games
19 Charge port on the bottom

Can't stand your Switch up while charging, very big flaw.

20 Most of the games are reused from the Wii U
21 Nintendo Switch Online
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