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Normchacho said:
Alkibiádēs said:

There are plenty of alternatives for those "problems", so nobody should care. 

Person A: "Man, I don't like it that the Switch doesn't have ___."

Person B: "Yeah, But I don't care about that thing, so it doesn't matter."

Person A: "Well...but I do, and it sucks that it doesn't have it."

Person B: "God! Would you stop attacking the Switch! It's not like you were ever going to get one!"

 

This is literally the conversation that's playing out. You even jumped to the last line in a response to someone else.

"People who make topics complaining about the Switch not having a Netflix app were never truthfully going to buy it."

 

Don't you think that maybe you're excitement for the Switch is blinding you from being empathetic about issues other people have with it? Isn't it possible that you're being a tiny bit unreasonable?

I see this a lot when people jump to defend the Switch

"it's not an issue for me that stops me from buying it, so it shouldn't be an issue for you that stops you from buying it. If you're not willing to buy it because it's missing a feature that I don't care about, or I'm willing to tolerate, then you're just a hater that wasn't willing to buy it anyways"




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potato_hamster said:
Alkibiádēs said:
These topics are indeed annoying. Where are the following threads:

- PS4/X1 controllers don't have HD rumble.
- PS4/X1 controllers don't have a motion IR camera.
- PS4/X1 controllers don't have an NFC chip.
- PS4/X1 can't be played on the go.
- PS4/X1 don't have touch screens.
- PS4/X1 don't come with two controllers right out of the box.
- PS4/X1 don't have detachable controllers.

People need to accept that the Switch is a different console.

See the thing is, people have to want these features. If one of the features of the X1 was that it randomly released putrid smells into the air while playing, no one would be "where is the PS4's fart feature? Sony has let us down!". The complaints about the Switch lacking this and that is because these are features people want, these are features people expect from a console in 2017. Many of the people complaining about the Switch missing features would gladly trade most if not all of the features you listed as an "advantage" for the features that are important to them.

So, nobody wants 2 controllers out of the box, or a touchscreen controller?  I have a XBox One, and to be honest, I find it archaic having to type anything with a controller now.  We're not talking about some imaginary concept here.  We're talking about having to click an arrow button (or analog stick) to letters of the alphabet in order to string words together in 2017.  To me, that is the epitome of ancient technology.



RossTheBoss said:
potato_hamster said:

See the thing is, people have to want these features. If one of the features of the X1 was that it randomly released putrid smells into the air while playing, no one would be "where is the PS4's fart feature? Sony has let us down!". The complaints about the Switch lacking this and that is because these are features people want, these are features people expect from a console in 2017. Many of the people complaining about the Switch missing features would gladly trade most if not all of the features you listed as an "advantage" for the features that are important to them.

So, nobody wants 2 controllers out of the box, or a touchscreen controller?  I have a XBox One, and to be honest, I find it archaic having to type anything with a controller now.  We're not talking about some imaginary concept here.  We're talking about having to click an arrow button (or analog stick) to letters of the alphabet in order to string words together in 2017.  To me, that is the epitome of ancient technology.

you knw you cant use the touch screen when switch is in docked mode right?



RossTheBoss said:
potato_hamster said:

See the thing is, people have to want these features. If one of the features of the X1 was that it randomly released putrid smells into the air while playing, no one would be "where is the PS4's fart feature? Sony has let us down!". The complaints about the Switch lacking this and that is because these are features people want, these are features people expect from a console in 2017. Many of the people complaining about the Switch missing features would gladly trade most if not all of the features you listed as an "advantage" for the features that are important to them.

So, nobody wants 2 controllers out of the box, or a touchscreen controller?  I have a XBox One, and to be honest, I find it archaic having to type anything with a controller now.  We're not talking about some imaginary concept here.  We're talking about having to click an arrow button (or analog stick) to letters of the alphabet in order to string words together in 2017.  To me, that is the epitome of ancient technology.

So imagine taking your Xbox One controller, and turning it sideways so you hold the controller in such a way that the thumb stick is on one hand, and your other hand is able to grab the face buttons. That's one thumb stick, and 4 buttons. Now, ignoring how uncomfortable that is, imagine playing a game like Forza, or Halo, or Gears of War with just those buttons. That's the same amount of inputs one Joy con has. Many people look at the joy cons, notice how they individually have substantially less inputs than a standard controller (almost half) and don't really consider them to be real, serious controllers. If I get the Switch I will likely never use the Joy cons individually, because I know it will be a sub-standard experience vs a traditional gamepad. I remember playing FIFA using just a horizontal Wii Remote, and it was terrible.  Its seriously limits the amount of control you have over the game compared to a pro controller, and I can't imagine this experience being much better just because there's a thumb stick instead of a d-pad and there's an extra shoulder button. It's just not a great experience for me, and I don't see it being a great experience for many others.

Do people want touch screen controllers? I don't know, perhaps you should ask Wii U owners or Vita owners. I think that pretty much sums it up, but anecdotally, many people can't stand the touchpad on the PS4 controller. I know many people that would glady buy a controller with no touch pad if it meant a lighter controller or longer battery life. It serves little purpose. Speaking of which, have you used a PS4 controller? They have an on-screen keyboard mode that uses the gyroscopes in the controller to navigate the keyboard. It's very intuitive and very quick to type, and is definitely much easier than typing on my PS Vita for example. I actually find typing on my vita to be cumbersome.

Besides, considering the touchscreen isn't even available while docked so it'll likely recieve very little support.




RossTheBoss said:
potato_hamster said:

See the thing is, people have to want these features. If one of the features of the X1 was that it randomly released putrid smells into the air while playing, no one would be "where is the PS4's fart feature? Sony has let us down!". The complaints about the Switch lacking this and that is because these are features people want, these are features people expect from a console in 2017. Many of the people complaining about the Switch missing features would gladly trade most if not all of the features you listed as an "advantage" for the features that are important to them.

So, nobody wants 2 controllers out of the box, or a touchscreen controller?  I have a XBox One, and to be honest, I find it archaic having to type anything with a controller now.  We're not talking about some imaginary concept here.  We're talking about having to click an arrow button (or analog stick) to letters of the alphabet in order to string words together in 2017.  To me, that is the epitome of ancient technology.

Yeah...I get not wanting to use the controller to input text (I use a wireless keyboard myself) but you can't use the touchscreen on the Switch if it's plugged into the tv. Also, the Joycons are really limited in what they can be used for (they're also supposed to be super uncomfortable). So...I don't know.



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d21lewis said:
Otter said:
Let people express their grievances

Okay.

But only if they are actually open minded about buying one. If they aren't even interested (or aren't even on the fence about buying one) in buying a Switch and make a "I'm disappointed because Switch _____" thread, they must be labeled assholes.

 

PM'ed ~ CGI

See? With this I don't agree. 

I can (AND WILL) say why I'm not buying any specific device whenever I see fit.  If you dont wanna hear why people are not buying the devices you like then...  well, there's nothing I can say to you.



Fuchigole said:
d21lewis said:

I've got some bad news...

Please tell me that it at least has a cirlcle button.

It does: