Nintendo Switch

Find out about the Nintendo Switch system, a gaming console you can play both at home and on-the-go.

Three modes in one

Nintendo Switch is designed to fit your life, transforming from home console to portable system in a snap.

TV mode
TV mode

Dock your Nintendo Switch to enjoy HD gaming on your TV.

Tabletop mode
Tabletop mode

Flip the stand to share the screen, then share the fun with a multiplayer game.

Handheld mode
Handheld mode

Pick it up and play with the Joy‑Con™ controllers attached.

This is Joy‑Con™

The included Joy‑Con controllers give you total gameplay flexibility.

Choose your control style
TV mode

One controller or two, vertical or sideways, attached to the console or separate. You can play multiple ways, depending on the game.

Share with a friend
Tabletop mode

Pass a single Joy‑Con to a friend for instant two-player fun. Or invite friends to bring their own for a gaming party**!

Try something new
Handheld mode

HD Rumble puts you in the game with physical feedback, while the IR Motion Camera opens up new experiences like Nintendo Labo.

Better together

Multiplayer gaming options

Local co-op
 Local wireless

Play on the big screen at home with friends.**

Local wireless
  Online play

Link up to eight Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite systems together to play multiplayer games anywhere.

Online play
  Online play

Team up or face off with others online*** in compatible games with a Nintendo Switch Online membership.

Pick your perfect Nintendo Console

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Lite

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TV mode
Tabletop mode
Handheld mode
Compatible Games
All Nintendo Switch Games
Nintendo Switch games that support Handheld mode
Joy-Con controllers
Nintendo Switch Dock
Dimensions
4” high, 9.4” long, .55” deep (with Joy-Con attached)
3.6” high, 8.2” long, .55” deep
Weight
Approximately .88 lbs with controllers attached
Approximately .61 lbs
Screen
6.2" touch screen
5.5" touch screen
Battery Life
Model number: HAC-001 - Approximately 2.5 to 6.5 hours*
Model number: HAC-001(-01) - Approximately 4.5 to 9 hours*
Model number: HDH-001 - Approximately 3 - 7 hours*
*Important Information
Battery Life
Model number: HAC-001: (product serial number starts with “XAW”) Approximately 2.5 to 6.5 hours. The battery life will depend on the games you play. For instance, the battery will last approximately 3 hours for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Model number: HAC-001(-01): (product serial number begins with “XKW”) Approximately 4.5 - 9 hours. The battery life will depend on the games you play. For instance, the battery will last approximately 5.5 hours for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Model number: HDH-001: Approximately 3 - 7 hours. The battery life will depend on the games you play. For instance, the battery will last approximately 4 hours for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Game Compatibility: Nintendo Switch Lite can play the games in the Nintendo Switch library that support handheld mode. For games that do not support handheld mode, players can wirelessly connect compatible controllers (sold separately) to Nintendo Switch Lite. If using separate Joy-Con controllers, users will need to have a device to recharge them, such as the Joy-Con Charging Grip. To find play mode compatibility information for specific games, please refer to the product packaging or Nintendo eShop.
**Additional Joy‑Con or Nintendo Switch Pro controllers required for multiplayer modes; sold separately. Multiplayer features vary by game; see individual games for details.
***Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online play. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
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