A Redditor recently built a custom Nintendo Switch charging dock. The twist? It’s made from the shell of a NES.
A creative and talented Redditor IMOKRUOK showed off a NES shell they customized to work as a Nintendo Switch dock. In their post was a detailed breakdown of the process behind building it, as well as a short clip of them using the dock in question:
You can check out some of the screenshots IMOKRUOK posted on Imgur, showing a step by step progression of the dock being built:
The creativity behind this is incredible, as well as the actual craftsmanship. According to the poster, the shell is from an actual NES while the internal parts are laser printed.
Another recently shared project by Twitter user TyDilla when they morphed their original Nintendo Switch into a Gameboy Color inspired Nintendo Switch. And Nintendo Switch game storage cases that double as keychains. Another Reddit user, Swervito, decided to bless up with a custom designed The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt-inspired Switch Lite.
In a recent interview, CEO of Saber Interactive Matthew Karch stated that’s there’s still a lot of potential in the system and that fans may be surprised about what other titles are on the way. Earlier during this month’s SegaNama stream, Sega’s Toshihiro Nagoshi shared some insightful comments on Animal Crossing, Nintendo Switch record sales during Covid-19 lockdown.
In a recent report from Nikkei Asian Review, Nintendo stated that they would be increasing Switch production to meet the high demands in response to the growing demand from newly homebound gamers. Nintendo has “asked multiple suppliers and contract assemblers to prepare for additional production,” a necessary move due to the coronavirus pandemic. Case in point, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has sold 3 million copies in Japan alone, which greatly contributed to the high demand for the console.
In other news, following recent reports of Nintendo accounts getting hacked, Nintendo announced that they would no longer allow for consumers to login through their Nintendo Network ID. According to an official statement: “As one action in our ongoing investigation, we are discontinuing the ability to use a Nintendo Network ID to sign in to a Nintendo Account. All other options to sign in to a Nintendo Account remain available.” The statement went on to “reassure users that there is currently no evidence pointing toward a breach of Nintendo’s databases, servers or services.”