Given that the Nintendo Switch is pretty portable, it makes sense that Nintendo would be appealing to non-Switch gamers with the recently-announced Switch Lite. However, we imagine that there might be some Switch gamers out there who can probably appreciate the portability of the Switch Lite and might be planning on getting it too.


The good news is that if that’s you, you’ll be pleased to learn that you’ll be able to transfer your saved data between the consoles. This means that you can pick up where you left off with your games, so you can leave the Switch at home and take the Switch Lite with you when you travel. This was confirmed by Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser who said, “Yes, you will have the ability to transfer between devices, your gameplay experiences. More to come on there, but that is the intention.”

Bowser did not detail how exactly this would be achieved, but as he said, the company will reveal more information about that later. Perhaps Nintendo could be planning on introducing multidevice accounts, but we’ll have to wait and see. The Switch Lite, for those who missed the announcement, is a smaller and cheaper version of the Switch.

It is priced at $199 and will lack certain features like detachable controllers and the ability to connect to a TV, but given that its focus is on mobility, we suppose its intended customers probably won’t mind too much.

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