Nintendo Switch Battery Life and Play Modes Confirmed

Battery life will vary by game when the Switch is undocked.


During today's Nintendo Switch Presentation, it was confirmed that the Switch would have a battery life when disconnected from the doc that ranges from 2.5 to 6.5 hours, depending on the game.

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The full list of play modes was also confirmed.

TV Mode is the "typical video game style," with the console connected to a TV, with the Joy-Con controllers attached to the Joy-Con Grip, or using the Pro Controller.

Handheld Mode allows you to take the Switch out of its dock, and attach the Joy-Con controllers to the side, in order to "take it with you indoors, outdoors, or wherever you like."

Tabletop Mode utilizes the Switch's inbuilt kickstand, and detached Joy-Con controllers, allowing one to two players to similarly enjoy games wherever they like.

For more Nintendo Switch info check out our liveblog of the presentation!

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