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Look how easy it would be for Nintendo to make the Switch so much hotter

Published Oct 21st, 2016 7:20PM EDT

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After months of anticipation, Nintendo finally unveiled its new console on Thursday. As expected, the console is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before from a major console maker, combining the raw power of a home console with “the mobility of a handheld” to let gamers bring the biggest games with them anywhere they go.

Unfortunately, there’s still a great deal we don’t know, including the price of the Switch, the launch lineup and the color options that will be available at launch.

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Although we might have to wait until 2017 to know the answer to any of those questions, a talented fan who goes by TheGrumpyCat took to imgur yesterday to share his concepts for an assortment of Nintendo Switch colorways.

First up we have the classic white, which will probably be real eventually:


Next up is a striking orange, which surprisingly doesn’t look too bad:


Taking some inspiration from Apple’s rose gold iPhone, perhaps:


My personal favorite — the Nintendo Switch NES Edition:


And for those of you who prefer the Famicom to the NES:


In all likelihood, the Nintendo Switch will launch in the black/grey that we saw in the preview trailer on Thursday, but down the line, don’t be surprised to see several of TheGrumpyCat’s designs lining store shelves.

Jacob Siegal
Jacob Siegal Associate Editor

Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.

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