Hardware Do you think Switch would have been even more succesful if it had an external gpu?

Do you think Switch should have get an external gpu on the dock?

  • YES

    Votes: 11 31.4%
  • NO

    Votes: 15 42.9%
  • Meh, Maybe...

    Votes: 9 25.7%

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Noctosphere

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Personally, I love my Switch
I'll never sell it unless I really need a new console:P
But I think it would have been better if it had an external gpu on the dock
Like when in portable mode, you get low/medium graphics quality, and when docked, you get high/ultra quality
don't you think
I personally think it would have stolen a big part of ps4/xbo market share
 

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I'd be interested, but I think it's a bad move for Nintendo. Switch with a secondary stationary unit is basically WiiU. Worse, it won't even function without Switch plugged into it, and the GPU itself would be a minimum of $200.

With Switch 2 I think there will be a greater gap between portable and docked performance, but I don't think they're gonna go with a full fat GPU on what's supposed to be a hybrid system.
 

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it all depends on how successful it becomes. every device success which Nintendo had a 2.0

like the Gameboy, GBA, NDS, Wii, 3DS all had new versions with that something a little different
well... i dont consider game boy color as a 2.0 of gameboy
there are games exclusive to gameboy color, not playable on gameboy, but I see your point ;)
 

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What's to stop Nintendo releasing a "dock plus" with this feature? :)

Could also mean that you could have a Wii U like experience with the switch and TV having a separate image as well, or a "boosted" docked mode. :)
 

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There are also games exclusive to the DS Lite, DSi, and New 3DS line
well, I dont call SNES games exclusive to N3DS...
But maybe Ive got away from 3ds scene for too long?
I know Hyrule Warrior LEgend 3d mode is available on N3ds only, but are there any other game exclusive to N3DS?
 

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well, I dont call SNES games exclusive to N3DS...
But maybe Ive got away from 3ds scene for too long?
I know Hyrule Warrior LEgend 3d mode is available on N3ds only, but are there any other game exclusive to N3DS?

Yeah first one that springs to mind is the new Minecraft for starters. There's not many but there are a handful of N3DS ONLY games.

EDIT:

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well, I dont call SNES games exclusive to N3DS...
But maybe Ive got away from 3ds scene for too long?
I know Hyrule Warrior LEgend 3d mode is available on N3ds only, but are there any other game exclusive to N3DS?
Xenoblade Chronicles 3D
Minecraft New Nintendo 3DS Edition
A whole host of eShop games made in Unity.

exclusive to DS Lite?
Guitar Hero and other games with a shaped plastic attachment.

I also though there was no exclusive games to dsi
only exclusive app
Face Training
Foto Showdown
Picture Perfect Hair Salon
Hidden Photo
System Flaw
 

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ps1 = psx right?
or maybe its a specific version of the ps1?

Yes but let's me explain: PSX was larger PlayStation device that came out in 1995-6. Later on in the console's life cycle, they released what they call the PSOne, which is basically the same thing, yet it's smaller, came with a DualShock controller.

This is PSOne (PS1). See ? :) Really, this is basically the same thing as PSX but it's smaller. :)

dims
 

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