My biggest fears about the Nintendo Switch…

I thought I'd start a discussion about the worst comes to worse situations for the Switch. I'm sincerely looking forward to this console and hope it performs well. Anyway, I figured I'd list some bullet points below detailing some concerns.

  1. Lack of third party titles. This is a no-brainer, and something I'm sure many a Nintendo fan can't help but ponder when it comes to this brand new system. We all remember the Wii U, I won't delve into that, but this is definitely a concern for me. I will support as many third party games as I'm able to (considering I'm interested in them and they're not half-assed ports). I really hope that these developers show up for the Switch and that we don't have a repeat of last generation.

  2. Battery life. To be honest, I'm not too terribly concerned about this one, as I'll be playing docked most of the time. We all keep hearing about 3 hours, and that's personally fine for me. For others, it won't be. Considering Nintendo meets this number, another worry gone. Anything lower will begin to have me concerned.

  3. Not enough systems at launch! This is a big one. We all know about the NES Classic and the demand people have for the little guy. To be honest, I doubt this will be an issue. Nintendo realizes the hype, and I think the vast majority of those that want a Switch will be able to get a Switch. However, Nintendo could pull a Nintendo, and leave me, and many others, disappointed.

  4. Ports, ports, and more ports! Once again, not too worried, but at least something to point out. Most of us, I'm sure, have heard of the number of ports coming from the Wii U. Nintendo wants to try and sell these games again on the Switch to appeal to people who didn't have a Wii U. I get it. Let's just hope that Nintendo doesn't rely on ports too much. And I know they'll be releasing plenty of new games, but we don't want to over-saturate the Switch's library with ports. Be wary, Nintendo.

  5. The UI. The Wii U had a perfectly fine UI, but it didn't have a great one. And in my opinion, not one that competed well with Playstation and Xbone. I hope that they give us a fluid, intuitive UI for us to play our new games on!

And that's pretty much it. Most of these points are fairly self-explanatory and have already been talked about, but hey, why not. Always room for discussion! I'd like to hear your concerns in the comments if you are so willing. And if you don't have any concerns, then hey! I wish I was as optomistic as you! Thanks for reading.

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