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A very bad storm (loud thunder, violent wind, rain) came through the area where I live yesterday.  It wasn't very long, but it was so bad that a huge tree branch broke off the tree behind my garage and laid over the top of my garage and into my driveway (almost hitting my mother-in-law's jeep).  The power in my house flickered on and off at several points.  And at one point, the power went out completely.  I plucked my Nintendo Switch out of the dock, laid back on the couch and proceeded gaming.  While doing so, the thought came into my head of all the people who say that Nintendo Switch's portability has "zero" value to them, and they would never use it under any circumstances.  I have an Xbox One, but in a power outage, it's as dead as my TV, lights, and everything else that requires to fed by the power lines.  I've also heard people say that the crossplay between the PS4 and Vita is the same experience that the Switch provides.  But to my knowledge, the PS4 would have to be running at all times, and the Vita would have to be connected to WiFi for that to work.  There's no WiFi in the parking lot at work where I take my lunch breaks.  There's no WiFi in the park where my wife and I walk our dog.  And in a power outage, the PS4 wouldn't be running at all.  Yet, I was able to continue the same game I was playing yesterday in all 3 of those scenarios on the Switch. 

I just thought I'd share this since I've seen numerous people say that even if they bought a Switch, they would never remove it from the dock.  If my power were out for a day or more, I would be able to continue my console gaming in portable mode for up to 5 hours a day (recharging at work) until power was restored.  Something I couldn't do with anything other than a solely portable/mobile platform. 

(I'm sure someone will chime in that they power there house with a gas generator during power outages, but I would venture a guess that they would be representative of a minority of the 120 million PS4/Xbox One owners)