The perfect gaming equipment are people who resolve an actual downside or enhance upon the unique product in a significant manner. Nintendo’s recently announced adjustable charging stand for the Nintendo Swap does each.
First, it addresses the problem of the Swap’s inventory kickstand which is notoriously flimsy and non-adjustable when taking part in in Tabletop mode. The brand new base seems to be far sturdier and as its identify suggests, it’s adjustable to assist create a greater viewing angle for various environments.
The brand new stand additionally doubles as a charging dock. As chances are you’ll know, the Swap’s charging port is on the underside of the hand-held which makes it fairly tough to cost in Tabletop mode. Nintendo’s new accent relocates the charging port to the aspect, permitting you to simply plug within the charging cable whereas taking part in.
Third-party options do exist to assist rectify the problem just like the PlayStand for Nintendo Swap from Hori and the HiRise 2 from Twelve South. Others, nevertheless, like people who supply true docking capabilities ought to in all probability be averted as some have been identified to brick the Switch.
Nintendo’s dock notably doesn’t function an HDMI port so it’s not a full substitute for the TV dock however at $19.99, it looks like a strong worth for what it affords.
Search for the adjustable charging stand for Nintendo Swap to launch on July 13.