Earlier this week, a chain of reviews pointed to an commerce program for Nintendo Swap householders making an are attempting to upgrade from the distinctive model. In keeping with these reviews, Nintendo would present a free upgrade for these that bought their Swap after July seventeenth, when the fresh model with improved battery life changed into launched. Alternatively, this day the firm says that these reviews are unfaithful. In a mutter to The Verge, a Nintendo spokesperson explained:
We attain no longer occupy a Nintendo Swap commerce program. We always desire gamers to score pleasure from their Nintendo Swap programs, and if the leisure ever gets within the form of that, we attend them to debate with http://enhance.nintendo.com for enhance, or to contact our person enhance crew.
While the fresh model and the distinctive detect same, there’s one foremost difference: battery life. In keeping with extra than one teardowns, the fresh model substances between four.5 and 9 hours of battery life, up from the 2.5 to 6.5 fluctuate of the distinctive. Otherwise, the two devices seem the same. If you occur to’re making an are attempting to clutch up the fresh Swap, make certain to use this guide.
For certain, there’s one more fresh model of the Swap on the vogue as smartly, one with a important extra drastic redesign. On September Twentieth the firm is launching the Nintendo Swap Lite, a smaller and more cost effective pill built completely for portable play.