Vote 2020 graphic
Everything you need to know about and expect during
the most important election of our lifetimes

Lovely New Nintendo Switch Lite Color Announced For Japan [Update: And North America]

Illustration for article titled Lovely New Nintendo Switch Lite Color Announced For Japan [Update: And North America]
Image: Nintendo

Say hello to the newest member of the Nintendo Switch family. It might look like a pink Switch Lite, but the color is actually coral, a pink or red shade of orange named after sea creatures of the same color.

Advertisement
Illustration for article titled Lovely New Nintendo Switch Lite Color Announced For Japan [Update: And North America]

Living Coral was Pantone’s color of 2019, which might explain the choice?

Illustration for article titled Lovely New Nintendo Switch Lite Color Announced For Japan [Update: And North America]
Advertisement

Slated for release on March 20 in Japan, it joins turquoise, gray and yellow Nintendo Switch Lites.

Illustration for article titled Lovely New Nintendo Switch Lite Color Announced For Japan [Update: And North America]

In relation to the hardware delays caused by coronavirus, Nintendo announced that the Coral Lites scheduled to go on sale next month were already made in mid-January.

Pre-orders start on March 7. No word yet on an international release.

Update: 2/18/2020, 9 a.m. ET: Nintendo of America just announced that the Coral Lite will be launching in North America on April 3. Here is a picture of the box.

Advertisement
Illustration for article titled Lovely New Nintendo Switch Lite Color Announced For Japan [Update: And North America]

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

Share This Story

Get our newsletter

DISCUSSION

Anyone have any input on or experience with the double Switch life? I tend to be about a 50 / 50 split of docked and handheld play. Love my OG Switch, but the portability of this one is really tempting, and I dig some of the colors.

Is sharing cloud saves between two different devices less of a hassle these days?