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Get a tempered glass screen protector. The Switch screen wont shatter if dropped, but the flip side is it scratches and scuffs easily. These are pretty good.
Mine has been used docked only since launch and it's still flawless. More playtime than should be allowed by law.
That said, get a screen protector. $8 for two, easy to apply, and you get peace of mind knowing your switch's plastic screen is safe. I've have one on my switch since launch.
Not to knock on your post, but the amFilm I have has been great for much less, and it's a 2-pack. I'm still using my first application. $7.99 right now:
amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Nintendo Switch 2017 (2-Pack) [link]
Well since no one seems interested in answering the question and instead wants to criticize your life choices, I'll quickly go through a few things you may want to consider.
That's all I can think of for now. Feel free to ask me if you got any questions.
Get a screen protector, the switch needs it. I recommend the amfilm ones on amazon, link to it. That comes with 2 screen protectors and all the tools you need to put it on for $7.99.
Get a screen protector. it doesn't matter if you don't use one on other devices because you're careful. Get a screen protector. The Switch has a soft screen, meaning it's less likely to break on a fall, but can scratch easily. Even the dock can scratch it.
We recommend this screen protector.
As a parent, I would strongly recommended you put a screen protector on the Switch, if you haven't already. This is the one we used: amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Nintendo Switch 2017 (2-Pack) [link]
Not sure which type you used. I suck at putting on screens. This glass one was super easy to install with no bubbles and it feels much nicer than the plastic ones in my opinion.
I'd say that getting one is essential, even if you don't plan using the Switch undocked very often, I bought the the screen protector from amFilm almost as soon as I got my Switch last year. I'm really glad I did too, since I noticed a scratch on the very edge of the screen when I was applying the protector (likely from me clumsily putting the Switch back on the dock the first few times) and I now play in undocked mode majority of the time. So a $7 or $8 investment is well worth protecting the screen no matter how careful you think you are.
The only down side from getting a tempered glass screen protector is the glare, I can have a hard time playing certain games at work (specifically dark games like Resident Evil Revelations) and sometimes kind of wish I had went with a matted screen protector instead.
Use the shower and hinge method, and make sure that the screen protector you buy is tempered glass. Google all of this stuff if you don't know what I'm talking about. I personally used this screen protector which actually came with a little kit of tools to make the application easier, like wet wipes to clean the screen, cards to push out bubbles, etc. I have had absolutely no issues with my protector, and I don't even notice that it's there.
The issue with the Switch is that the screen is made of plastic, not glass. While this makes it less susceptible to cracks and breaks like an iPhone would get, it makes it infinitely more susceptible to scratches and scuffs. The reason that I suggest a glass screen protector specifically is because glass is much harder to scratch than plastic. There are infinitely more materials and objects capable of scratching plastic than there are capable of scratching glass. Plus, I use my dock all of the time without having to worry about scratches, because the glass protector won't get damaged by the plastic dock.
Please get one of the nice screen protectors. The switch is pretty easy to scratch. This is the one I got
Edit: Really insured why I got downvoted. The switch is easy to scratch.
is this glass screen worth upgrading to from my current one? this one claims to be fingerprint proof and have a less foggy display than the competition/i know it's the most popular on this sub. i currently have the hori glass screen protector on my mine (or whatever they sell at gamestop) and while it does its job, one that's fingerprint resistant would be great. basically can anyone vouch for it? haha thx!
LOL. All I said was I like having a screen protector. You do realize there are tons of companies that make them? But hey, you do you. I for one will be for sure putting a tempered glass screen protector on my switch. If you were going to use one though, this is the one I got.
"Best" is subjective, but it HIGHLY recommend tempered glass screen protectors, as opposed to plastic, from my experiences using them on smartphones.
I've had good experiences with this brand.
If you're not buying anything digital then no need for an SD card. But remember VC will be there soon so just saying... Unless you aren't interested in classic games of course. Definitely get screen protector. I recommend tempered glass. I have this one. [link]
The pro controller comes with a USB and it's definitely worth it for long sessions of Zelda as it is so comfortable and runs smooth.
I usually hate screen protectors. In my mind, I would rather have a few scratches than a sticky piece of plastic on the screen; but because of the docking issues, I decided to look into getting a screen protector. My friend got some tempered glass screen protectors (link)[[link]]. I went and checked it out, and immediately decided on buying one. It honestly seemed like a minor upgrade to go from plastic to tempered glass, and the protectors fit the dimensions of the screen very well.
In stock March 6th. I've used this brand's protectors for my last 4 android phones and been happy with them. I put this one on my switch today and all of the cut outs line up and it's the perfect size.
Get the amFilm Tempered Glass protector. I put it on today and it's exactly what you'd expect a good screen protector to be. It's the right size, and all of the cut outs line up with the speakers and camera on the front. It goes into the dock just fine.
I think there might be a possibility down the line that constantly sticking it in and out of the dock will cause the edge to stick up on the bottom, but that if that is going to happen then it will happen to literally every protector because of how the dock is made (2 anti-friction pads that stick out slightly from the inside of the dock).
The cutouts are too big and cover either the proximity sensor or the speakers when applied. Plus, the application is really easy to mess up or get bubbles. I recommend buying a similar Hori branded one on Amazon or this if you like tempered glass screen protectors.
You will want a screen protector if you're not planning to leave your Switch in its dock permanently. The screen is made of plastic and absolutely will scratch if you're not careful.
That said, I recommend the amFilm Tempered Glass Protector. It goes on smoothly and doesn't seem to affect the screen in any way. Tempered glass protectors are very durable and are hard to scratch, so IMO they're usually your best option.
honestly these all look like theyre made by the same companie though and sold through distributors..theyre all exact same measurements(.33mm) and coated with anti oil treatment.
I got a tempered glass one. [link]
Does not come until next Monday though. So I also got some plastic ones in the meantime. I suck at putting them on so I have bubbles everywhere, but it just has to hold me over until I get the glass one. Cant even see the bubbles when playing.
I'm considering it but the damn thing is out of stock till next Friday so I'm having a mini panic attack after seeing those dock-scratch photos.
Is it having issues like the standard plastic ones? Will it be affected by heat the same way or no? I want to buy this one, but I want to make sure it works first.
The only screen protector I've tried was the official PDP which I got at launch for 8 bucks. Stay away from that one. They cut the screen protector to the exact size of the screen which makes it impossible to put on. Even a slight misalignment will it to sit on the bezel. It causes bubbles and dust to get in between the screen and protector. I ordered tempered glass ones from ebay and Amazon. I heard good things about the amFilm protector on Amazon but shipping might take a while due to high demand. Ordered Saturday and it shipped today. I cut some old phone screen protectors I had lying around to at least protect the bezels from scratching when docking the switch until the new screen protectors arrive.
Nintendo Switch Screen Protector Glass, amFilm Nintendo Switch Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Nintendo Switch 2017 (2-Pack) [link]
Yeah I've been following threads about screen protectors, one recommended [link] and some chimed in about receiving their own and applying it with no issues.
This one is what I am getting for myself based on talk and reviews around the net. Can't promise it will be good, but it SOUNDS good.
For tempered glass I'd recommend this one. It's the one I'm going to get whenever I can find a Switch in stores. The customer reviews seem to be very good.
Tempered Glass Screen Protectors are the big thing now. I would highly recommend going with the ones I linked above as they are now in stock (They were sold out a week ago) and they are only a few dollars more. They will protect the screen a whole lot more and they'll last a lot longer. The flimsy film protectors are known to melt from the heat of the console and can peel from entering the dock.
this one is all the craze. just ordered mine.
sold out for another 2 weeks though :(
I ordered this one and I've never put a screen protector on before and I nailed mine and my wife's perfectly. The cleaning wipes they give you and the shower method worked without any trouble.
Anyone know if this screen protector would cover up a scratch that's only seeable under direct sunlight/flashlight? [link]
Seconding the amFilm one! I also bought the official one, and it wasn't that great. I went ahead and bought this one because it was the best rated one and it's worked great so far!
I got this one it's glass tho
I'm gonna see if GameStop has any plastic ones for now temp until I get my glass one.
This is what I ordered based on a lot of other posts here. I know it says it won't ship for about a week, but there have been a couple of people that have said there's has shipped anyway.
Does anyone know if I decide to take off the screen protector if I don't like it or whatever if it will be like super sticky underneath it? sorry if its a dumb question im just a noob when comes to these kind of things. heres the one I have [link]
I honestly love it but im just curious plus I kinda messed up its slightly crooked just barely though but it bothers me I have OCD. I tried to apply the second one it came with and that one was kind of crooked aswell when I put it on =(
I'm using the one licensed by nintendo that I purchased it from Target. It was the only one I could get at the time and works fine for me, but most people seem to like these tempered glass ones: [link]
I ordered this one (Link below) off of amazon & love it. My friend also got the same one & is equally as happy.
I got this one, 2 pack.. check out the user reviews/pictures. its amazing. don't get cheap plastics. [link]
This is, in reddit's collective opinion, the definitive Switch screen protector, yes? [link]
amfilm tempered glass is what i got, you get two tempered glass protectors and its 99% transparent.. those plastic screen protectors will cause you to lose clarity and often muddy, the glass protector gives you the look and feel of a premium tablet. there was a youtube video showing it, and the amazon reviews for it so far are through the roof. tempered glass offers the best protection on phones and tablets, so why not the switch? There are other brands, you can check those out too, but I can only tell you about what I used/have. [link]
The reason to have a charging grip for me is that I have a couple sets of Joy-con, and I want to make sure that I don't have to mentally rotate them on and off the console to charge. I don't mind charging them in the grip, but if you only have one set of controllers (or if you're just less scatterbrained than I am) then you may not feel the need for it.
I don't know about the dock because I put a tempered glass protector on my Switch right out of the box. Here is the one I got. I love it. No bubbles or specks! I recommend it if you're still looking for another. Hope I could be of some help.
I have a standard Hori protector on mine at the moment at it's been fine (I believe it's only the Hori Premium that melts). I have a pack of these Amfilm tempered glass protectors on order just in case I have issues with mine. They've been getting really good reviews so far.
I was looking at glass screen protectors on Amazon, and I came across this one. Anyone know if this is any good? It's listed as the bestseller in Nintendo Switch Accessories. I've never used a glass screen protector before, so I'm wondering how reliable they are, whether they make it difficult to use the touchscreen, etc.
I'd like to get a tempered glass screen protector, but I've never had one before so I'm kind of a noob about them. Everybody recommends this one, but it doesn't ship to Australia. Does anyone know if someone else ships it internationally, or if there is a similar quality one available here?
This is the screen protector most people are getting. I have it and it's great.
As for a case, do you want something like a smartphone case that lets you use the device while in it or a case that's basically a bag that stores the system?
damn, didn't realize that. I bought it a couple days ago. But saw this: [link]
Might be worth a shot, ~10 days. Seems the first batch were well liked. I'm giving it a go, heh.
Looks like a plastic protector. I'd vouch for a glass protector such as this one.
Avoiding dust is hard. Almost impossible. Some people prefer to turn their showers on hot and let their bathrooms steam up. This steam brings the dust to the floor which allows for a dust free install. Some people also suggest placing the switch in a Hefty garbage bad with a phone light and doing the install in there. Really just make down you wipe down the screen and wipe away any visible dust particles. I got a couple dust hairs under mine but decided it wasn't that big of a deal.
As I've posted previously, if you get a Switch I would very strongly recommend not even opening the box until you have a glass screen protector on hand that you can IMMEDIATELY apply to the device. Personally, I'm someone who gets cases but not screen protectors for my smartphones since I've found that smartphone screens are actually pretty resilient; but the Switch's screen is plastic and is SUPER susceptible to permanent damage, and there's a good chance it'll be right in the middle of the screen where it's completely impossible to tune out.
This screen protector was recommended to me. I have it on order to arrive tomorrow so that when I get my Switch back from Nintendo I can do what I said an immediately apply it (Nintendo tried to charge me for repairing the screen but thankfully I was in the return period and was able to play hardball about "I'm returning this device to Amazon as defective if you don't fix this for me").
Possibly stupid question, but any correlation between screen protectors and the bent Switch phenomenon? I was looking to get the amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector and I wasn't sure if anyone found out what was causing the Switches to bend or if that was just a manufacturing mishap. Thanks!
Also, buy GLASS screen protectors. You aren't protecting your plastic screen by putting more plastic over it, plastic screen protectors get scratched up just as easily.
Here is the one you should buy: [link]
Screen protector: amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Nintendo Switch (2-Pack)
Carrying case: most of the cases available are good. It really depends if you want a character, design, or something discrete.
Get this screen protector: [link]
I've had it since launch and it's been great. Seems to be the most recommended on here too.
I honestly do not know since I do not have one. I'm pretty sure Nintendo sells a plastic film-type protector. Judging by the review ratings, I'd prefer not to get it. I think you should get the amFilm Tempered glass protector. It doesn't peel like the others. [link]
It is a must because you may take your switch with you and the chances of breaking it by dropping it is up there. It also helps prevent that dock screen scratch issue.
I have this one and it's great (you get 2 in case you mess up or scratch the first one)
No, it was the same sensitivity for me, no problems here.
Zelda was amazing.
Seriously Skip 1,2 Switch. Its a tech demo at best and not worth the price
Get Mario Kart 8
Get Snipperclips. Seriously is like $20 and a hidden gem.
Invest in screen protectors
I got this one and it looks amazing [link]
I also recommend the pro-controller if you plan to play on your TV, plus with having the pro controller you can now play 3 players in Mario Kart.
The butterfox case can hold 19 games. The fintie case cant even charge the system when used in table top; its basically a glorified kickstand. "Oh but its a screen protector when not in use!" then just get a screen protector and a real case.
It's not a consistently low frame-rate -- the game is mostly 30 frames per second, but has noticeable drops in certain areas.
As for a screen protector, I would say absolutely. I've never used screen protectors in my life, as I'm extremely careful with my devices. Despite excessive care, my Switch still developed a hairline scratch due to docking. Even as someone who hates screen protectors, I've been incredibly happy with the amFilm tempered glass protector that I bought as a result; outside of protection, it actually improves the look and feel of the screen, if applied correctly.
Personally, I think that having a Switch with very young children could very be risky, but, that's your decision. Definitely buy a screen protector, and maybe you will want to consider modifying the dock additionally. Doesn't have to be anything huge. I don't have a protector, but what I did was used double sided tape and taped a piece of a paper towel on the part of the dock that scratches the Switch. If you want a screen protector, apparently this one is good: [link] It's on sale too. Best games for 5-6 year old would probably be LEGO city undercover, Mario Kart, and Cars
For me, a screen protector is mandatory, you dont want any scratch. The best one right now (and the one i have) is this one: [link]
Thats about it. I would say (based on my own experience) that you should buy what you need. For example, i dont travel that much, so i dont "need" a case. I mean, it could be usefull, but it would be like a month before i actually take out my Switch in a long distance trip. Because of that, it means that i use my Switch in home, so i got another wall charger so i can play undocked without having to unplug the official charger from the dock.
Use your Switch, enjoy it and then you would realize what you need based on your lifestyle. The Pro controller is really good, if you have the money give it a try.
I want to buy screen protection for my switch and i found this one ([link]) on amazon but is it really good or are ther better screen protectors.
Besides id like to buy a case, any suggestions?
Similarly to u/ss4444gogeta, I was never a fan of the plastic ones in the past, and don't bother with my cellphone or tablet or anything. That being said, the amFilm Switch screen protector -- which is the one I use and seems to be the most popular and commonly recommended -- is pretty great. I can't tell that it's on, there's still full sensitivity on the touch screen, and at $8 for 2, I guess I took the "Why not do it, considering the cost of the Switch and how easy it is to prevent possible screen damage?" approach.
istocknow.com and nowinstock.net will let you set up notifications for stock changes at physical and online retailers. Usually they are faster than the retailer at notifying you.
As for accessories, a screen protector is usually a must because of the size of the screen. Everything beyond that is totally up to you, a portable battery pack for on the go travels, carrying cases if you plan on using it like a true handheld system, and the pro controller if you have giant hands that cramp up on the tiny joycons.
> clearplex Screenprotector
it could possibly work, but you would be charged for the custom design, AND you would need to figure out how to apply it without damaging the speakers.
Tempered glass gets you two for $8
I have them for all my devices (ipad pro, iphone, switch). They come in a 2 pack and if it breaks for any reason, they ship you a new one like 2 day shipping for free..
Cases usually include film screen protectors which are inferior to tempered glass ones. I would recommend cancelling or returning the case you ordered and buying another one plus some tempered glass screen protectors. This is the screen protector I recommend, it is great, no problems.
yes. the film protectors and the tempered glass protectors are about the only thing that fits on the system and still allows you to dock.
but be warned, with the HORI one and any other film protector, if a corner starts to peel up the dock can catch them and youll end up peeling it right off.
$20 for a screen protector is crazy. There are $8 ones that are better, or as good as every other version i.e. this one
The good quality ones are fine. I recommend Amfilm. If you're concerned, put it on prior to going to bed. That's what I did and have had no problems.
Thanks! I was just a lazy idiot for not putting my Switch back in its case after getting off a train. While leaving the station, I got on an escalator and tripped forwards. My hand and Switch slammed at the corner of the next metal step. Luckily I had this screen protector which cracked but succeeded in protecting the screen. Not sure if it's suppose to do that but I'm definitely getting another. At the time I didn't notice that the thumbstick in my left joycon was missing because the screen was my top priority.
If you follow the excellent instructions that come with this one, you can't go wrong. It also comes with 2, just in case you need to reapply.
i thought the same thing, but you may want to take a closer look. while i was always very, very careful docking and undocking, my switch still ended up with a small scratch on the darker part that's around the screen. why not protect your $300 device when it's only as little as $8.99 to do so?
Id say go for THIS screen protector have it both on my switch and phone. On my phone I have dropped it and it only cracked the screen protector and not the phone. This screen protector is great!
I would consider a screen protector. It's a portable device so it's subject to accidents like your phone would be. Amfilm brand is available on Amazon for $9.
I'd consider getting a carrying case. There are lots of styles out there.
I'd consider getting a Micro SD card. Some of the larger third party games that are coming will eat tons of space. Samsung and Sandisk are reliable brands.
Switch is designed to be in sleep mode when not in use,
You do not have to close games, which allows you to pickup and play right where you left off say if you take a several hour break.
Your save files are saved and locked to the console. They cannot be moved at this time.
(1) I prefer Estore games for three reasons:
() you can't lose the game(tied to your account)
() you don't have to carry the game with you
() you don't waste time switching out the cartridge
Also, I've seen some comparisons that say that games installed on switch/sd have a bit faster loading times, but that's a minor thing.
Some games can be found cheaper on cartridge though, and you can resell the cartridge.
Plus, you can create e.g. japanese eshop account to buy games not available in europe/usa.
(2) Depends on the game and your connection.
(3) I got this glass protector( [link] ) which is something you're probably going to need, since switch has plastic screen. You get two for ~10$, I have no use for the second one lol. Don't know about the "shock" protection and I try not to scratch it anyway. It's a bit thicker(it's a glass after all), but does not interfere with dock or anything.
(4) I haven't noticed anything out of ordinary. The bummer is that you need to power your switch in the dock in order to display it on other screen(or at least I had this issue), so if you get your dock, be sure to take usb-c charger as well. You might want to check out the mini-docks that came out recently.
(5) BOTW is great, but there are many other great games. I love Slaptoon 2, there is Has Been Heroes which is quite nice, Mario Kart 8 and Disgaea 5 are also great(the latter has demo at eshop). Snipperclips are fun to play with anyone. There are other games depending on what you want, and more are coming. BOTW is great game though, definitely must have.
No games or apps built in.
I bought the glass protector. I have had a foil previously. The one I'm using is [link] .
The glass, even though it's thicker than foil, does not collide with dock at all. This means that dock has quite some space between screen and the plastic. To be honest, I think that people who got their screens scratched just blame it on the dock or are careless as hell, I see no way to scratch your screen.
Yes, the dock feels cheap and is just some bigger connector, but that's it.
For accessories, some kind of carrying case is probably a must-have unless you're planning to just use it at home. I don't have any specific recommendations, but there are plenty of them out there and they are all more or less fine. Pay attention to the size -- there are some larger cases that will have room for cables/AC adapter, and smaller ones that just fit the Switch + some games. Which one you go for is up to you.
Other accessories you might want are a screen protector (I'm using this one and it's great) and maybe a Pro Controller if you want a more comfortable docked experience. An SD card isn't necessary unless you plan to download a lot of games instead of buying carts. (Digital-only indie games are generally pretty small.)
The two Joy-con controllers (the things that attach to the sides of the tablet) can be held horizontally and used as independent controllers in a lot of local multiplayer games, so you can do multiplayer out of the box.
The Switch is pretty popular, so MK8DX has plenty of people playing. Zelda is extremely good, and is a perfect jumping-in point for the series. I highly recommend both games.
Some other good games that you might like, depending on your tastes:
I am getting the Super Mario Odyssey switch Bundle on Friday and I have 3 questions.
Should I get a Pro controller or use that $70 on other games. ($70 seems like so much for a controller)
I should proboly order a screen protector right, like this [link]
Should I get BoTW, I am unsure just cause I have seen a good amount of the game Online. Like I have seen about up to the end of the zora stuff.
My opinion, pretty much any tempered glass one. Im pretty sure I have this one, great ratings and price. "amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Nintendo Switch 2017"
i went thru a couple of days w/o a protector thinking i'd be alright w/o one that is until the dock kept scratching the side of the screen.
i recommend this one. it comes w/ two & its easy instructions too
Any screen protector should do, but tempered glass like these tend to be the favorite on this sub.
The problem was largely overplayed during launch. Most people would say they haven't really had a problem. I think those that had had manufacturing defects in the dock.
The updates aren't huge and it's playable without updating so no rush there.
Yes, I got one of these and it's fantastic.
I'd recommend a hard shell carrying case and another set of (different colored) joycons. Some people love the pro controller, but there's a number of games that support single joycon controls, so by getting 1 extra set you could instantly play 4 player Mario Kart, SnipperClips, Overcooked, etc... Pro controller could come later after you have your core 4 player games covered (and there's loads already).
AmFilm tempered glass screen protector.
I don't think 4 pro controllers are necessary. You've already got two pairs of Joy-cons, so the pro controllers aren't strictly necessary now either, but they're good stretch goals if 4-player sessions are frequent. A pair of Joy-cons in a grip is close enough to a regular controller that I wouldn't worry about trying to phase that out.
My ideal controller collection (which I haven't personally reached yet) is two pairs of Joy-cons with one grip for each, and two pro controllers. That's what I would strive for, but again, there's no rush. Long-term goals. (Also, take note of how many players you're typically playing with - if it's a lot more 2-player sessions than 4-player, you can push the pro controllers further down on your priority list.)
I am getting a switch today! My fiancee is picking it up for me while I am at work all day. I have ordered a tempered glass screen protector and have a carrying case picked out I will order sometime as I am not traveling for awhile and I drive to work so I obviously cannot play. What about micro SD card? Do I absolutely need one right away if I am buying physical? I plan to buy a large on eventually, but for now I feel like I do not need one as I will probably only have Mario Odyssey, Zelda + DLC, and Snipperclips all on physical except for the DLC obviously. Also, I have a long list of full $60 games I want, but is there any smaller eshop games I should look into?
Does anyone have this screen protector? Is it a good choice?
I'm buying myself a Switch sometime next month and was wondering what to go for.
A good screen protector? I tried this one amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Nintendo Switch 2017 (2-Pack) [link] but the air bubbles in it won’t go away. I applied both protectors already, so if there is a better one out there that’d be nice.
You got a great fucking deal.
There are so many good games available and it all depends on what sort of games you are interested in. Zelda and Mario should keep you occupied for a while and just keep an eye on this subreddit for more great deals.
The amFilm one is what I personally use and it is excellent.
I would say get a case if you plan on taking the Switch anywhere. A bunch of them get posted here all the time.
Hello all, new Nintendo Switch owner here! Had just a couple of questions on accessories:
1) What is a recommended screen protector to use? I have seen this one recommended, but was wondering if there are other suggestions.
2) Is there any risks with a screen protector melting or warping while the Switch is in use? I am mostly using it docked as a home console these days, so I am just a little concerned.
3) Any recommended carrying case?
I tried looking in the FAQ (if I missed these answers, I apologize). Thank you!
Take the time to put on a nice screen protector, you won't regret it. I recommend this one:
You seem covered for game suggestions. Here's an accessory that will do you well: [link]
A glass screen protector is inexpensive, gives good protection to the display, and most of all it makes the Switch feel more like a premium smartphone when using the touchscreen. Can't recommend it enough!
Glass screen protector at the very least: [link]
Aside from giving protection it also makes the device feel more premium, like a smartphone. It is also a very inexpensive upgrade.
Everything else like Pro Controller, MicroSD card, stand, case, are good to have but those depend on how you use the device and personal preference.
It isn’t necessary but is cheap for peace of mind. If you’re careful you won’t scratch it but it’s only 8 bucks for a 2 pack of amFilm tempered glass protectors. Thats the one I got and goes on easily. Don’t ever have to worry about scratches
Yeah I pretty much want all of the games but since all of them are 60 I will start with super mario botw and mario kart, and then skyrim and kirby later, and I heard that south park was buggy? Also is this screen protector a good one? [link]
Tempered Glass screen protector, is the only thing everyone should own.
Everything else depends on how you want to play your system.
If its docked most of the time, maybe get a pro controller.
If you play it handheld, look into a grip case or carrying case and maybe an external USB battery.
Get a screen protector. It doesn't matter if it's going to be in the dock 90% of the time. Get a screen protector. The Switch's screen is soft, meaning that it's resistant to breaking on a fall, but it can be easily scratched. The dock itself can scratch the screen.
We highly recommend the amFilm screen protector.
I strongly recommend amFilm Tempered Glass. Very high quality, they give you an extra, they come with instructions and they are incredibly cheap on top of everything else.
Zelda is great. I am still playing through it and I got it on release day.
Pokemon Let's Go is pretty good and might be fun with the kids. Mario Odyssey is a solid 3D Mario game, tons of fun if you are a fan of them. Captain Toad got a switch port and is worth picking up. Then there are just all the indie games which you can get digital. Oceanhorn, if you want a Wind Waker clone, is only $15 I think.
I got this screen protector. Highly recommend. It doesn't even look like it is there.
This screen protector is the best, and installation wasn't too bad..
Although I did watch a YouTube vidya on how to use the "hinge method" of applying, which I guess is the best for most screen protector installations.
I also recommend installing in a steamy bathroom, which will help eliminate dust in the air.
Probably best to get the one with the most reviews.
There are updates for both the switch and some games that you need to do before being able to play them. So if you're getting games I would put them in and launch them so it can download any updates.
I would get a tempered glass screen protector it just adds more peace of mind. I used this one [link] It's only $9 right now and it comes with 2.