Nintendo Switch runs at 37C under load

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In these days before the launch of Nintendo Switch we continue to receive information about the new console of Nintendo. Now the turn of the talk is about the temperature which holds the machine when playing using different games from its launch catalog.


During various demonstrations it was noticed that the new console of Nintendo did not detect that the console would heat up and expel too much heat when it was being used in portable mode. Now, during another international event they have analyzed the heat of the machine.

Using photographic technology to detect the hot spots, the temperature of the Nintendo Switch was analyzed when different games are being used and the result is that the console is kept within the foreseeable standards.

Thus, the maximum temperature reached was 37 degrees in the tests using Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Snipperclips, and Splatoon 2, three of the games that will accompany the console at its launch.

In the game of driving the temperature reached was 25.2 degrees on average, with maximum climbs of 37 degrees and a minimum of 18.6 degrees. In Snipperclips the maximum was 35.7 degrees, compared to 19.6 on average.

In the case of Splatoon 2, the maximum temperature reached around 35 degrees and the minimum temperature to 21.2 degrees. According to those who are responsible for the analysis, the maximum 37 degrees achieved are correct for their portable hardware.

Nintendo Switch will go on sale in the next month on March 3 at a price of $299 USD.