Switch (OLED Model) Works With The Original Dock, Uses Existing Joy-Cons

Switch (OLED Model) Works With The Original Dock, Uses Existing Joy-Cons

Following its surprise reveal a few hours ago, Nintendo has published a short Q&A answering a few important questions about the new Nintendo Switch (OLED Model).

The Q&A can be found on Nintendo UK’s website, and includes several key details such as confirmation that the Switch (OLED Model) is compatible with the existing Switch Dock, and also uses the same Joy-Cons as the original Switch model.

You can read the full list of questions and answers below:

Q1. Can all Nintendo Switch titles be played on Nintendo Switch (OLED model)?

Nintendo Switch (OLED model) is compatible with the full library of Nintendo Switch games.

However, there may be differences in game experience with some of the Toy-Con accessories from the Nintendo Labo series, due to differences in console and screen size between Nintendo Switch (OLED model) and Nintendo Switch. There may also be games where the game experience may differ due to the new capabilities of the console, such as the larger screen size. For more information, please visit our support section.

Q2. Can the Nintendo Switch dock (with LAN port) also be used with Nintendo Switch?

Yes, the dock can be used, including the LAN port.

Please note: a system update may be required.

Q3. Can the Nintendo Switch dock be used with Nintendo Switch (OLED model)?

Yes, this is possible.

Please note: a system update may be required.

Q4. Can I use the Joy-Con controllers I currently have with Nintendo Switch (OLED model)?

Yes. The Joy-Con controllers included with Nintendo Switch (OLED model) are the same as the controllers currently available.

Q5. I’m thinking about buying a second Nintendo Switch family console. Can I share digital titles I’ve purchased or share my save data between Nintendo Switch (OLED model), Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite?

Please visit our support section for information on how to play your games on multiple consoles.

Q6. Can I continue to use accessories I’ve been using on Nintendo Switch with Nintendo Switch (OLED model)?

Yes, it’s possible to use existing accessories on Nintendo Switch (OLED model). See available accessories.

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