Nintendo has said that reports of a Switch exchange program in the US are false. Numerous outlets said that the organization was offering the new model that has better battery life in return for the more established one whenever acquired since 17 July.
The Nintendo Japan site initially affirmed offers of the new Switch asserting ‘new model with longer battery life’, with up to 4.5-9 hours of handheld use contrasted with the more established model’s 2.5-6.5 as per teardowns.
This new model comes half a month prior to the dispatch of the handheld-just, less expensive Switch Lite equipment.
In any case, in an announcement to The Verge, a Nintendo representative stated: “We don’t have a Nintendo Switch trade program. We generally need players to make the most of their Nintendo Switch frameworks, and in the event that anything ever impedes that, we urge them to visit http://support.nintendo.com for help, or to contact our shopper bolster group.”
This is in opposition to when Polygon announced that it had reached Nintendo to affirm reports from Reddit that the exchange program existed and were told it did. Yet, it looks as though the client administration division in the US misspoke and on the off chance that you purchased a Switch toward the part of the bargain start of August you’re screwed over thanks to the more established form.
The battery in the new model is a similar size so it appears the battery enhancements are all CPU based, which is amazing in reality. In case you’re purchasing a Switch soon, make a point to attempt to affirm you’re purchasing the upgraded one.