Nintendo Switch New HAC-001(-01) Model Almost Doubles Playtime On Zelda

Nintendo Switch Getting Revision With Up to 9 Hours Battery Life

Nintendo Switch Getting Revision With Up to 9 Hours Battery Life

That's right, the company made a fairly low-key announcement that the older Switch models will be updated with a slightly newer one that has a more powerful battery. That's a rather dramatic uplift for a gaming system that is primarily used on-the-go, and one that will be highly appreciated by gamers.

The improvement in battery life appears to be substantial, with Nintendo quoting a single charge as lasting between 4.5 and 9 hours.

The recommended retail price isn't changing, as Nintendo is holding it steady at 29,980 yen plus taxes.

This is a significant increase when compared to the original Switch which launched in 2017 and will make a big difference to those that play handheld.

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These new units will have the model number HAC-001 (01), will have serial numbers beginning with XKW, and will be inside new, bright red packaging.

The layout of the built-in Joy-Cons is largely identical to that found on Nintendo's removable controllers, though the Switch Lite adopts a full-fledged d-pad. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will last about 5.5 hours on the new console. As far as we can tell, the Switch will release in August in Japan. It's a small upgrade at best, meant to squeeze some extra playtime out of the current Nintendo Switch hardware.

It's worth noting that this is most likely not the potential new Switch Pro, which will also boast upgraded components.

The Switch is also getting some jaunty new Joy-Con colors. No North American release date has been announced yet.

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