Will Nintendo Switch Lite Be Compatible with All the Games Already on the Market?


After the announcement of Nintendo Switch Lite, new details emerge on the compatibility with the catalog of available games and on upcoming titles. The Lite version of the console will have integrated commands, will this change affect the use of Switch games?

On the Nintendo site, we read that “Nintendo Switch Lite has built-in controls and is more compact than the top of the range Nintendo Switch. With the new console, you can play all Nintendo Switch titles compatible with the portable mode, even if for some of them there will be restrictions. On the back of the game packaging and on their pages in the Nintendo eShop and on the official Nintendo site you can find information on which functions and modes are compatible with the various games.

In addition, it is pointed out that “For games compatible with table mode, it is possible to wirelessly connect Joy-Con controllers (sold separately) with the Nintendo Switch Lite console. In these cases, users will need to have a device capable of recharge Joy-Con controllers, like the joy-con charging handle.

Nintendo Switch Lite will be available from September 20 in three colors (yellow, turquoise and light blue) at a price of $199 in North America, not yet confirmed for Europe.