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Why I don't want a (Main Series) Pokemon game on the Switch

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    Fulure Leader of the Blueberry Army Pokémon Trainer

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    Unlike most people, upon hearing the news of a main series Pokemon game for the Switch, my excitement for the upcoming games died. I would be fine if they put a side game on the Switch but at this point, I really don't want a main game for multiple reasons.

    Firstly, the complete lack of numbers. I have a friend, let's call him Cheezus. Cheezus wants the Switch, and because Cheezus did not preorder the Switch, he has waited almost 4 months unable to get one. There is a serious lack if Nintendo Switch Consoles, and as someone still using a wii U and a First Gen 3ds, I can't afford, or find a Switch.

    Secondly, while a minor thing, it still bothers me. We have to go back to using one screen instead of two. This is one of the most underrated things in Pokemon Series and I don't think people really understand how awesome it is. Let's take me, for example. I am Lazy. I hate having to press a button to view a map or use online features when I can just use these with a glance, or a tap. Again, its minor, but still.

    Thirdly, the fact that, honestly, the Switch is not mobile. I fly, and travel, alot. I go to Hong-Kong quite often, and it's a 14-16 hour plane ride. A Switch, with one battery pack, could last 2 hours, while my 3ds, at max brightness, lasts more than 4 times that, before dying, where I can sleep for the rest of the ride. If you have a 3ds you could take it on a road trip, but the Switch couldn't last a Plane trip from Washington to Texas. (Around 4 hours)

    There are a few more reasons I want to go over, but it is 3 in the morning and I need sleep, so goodnight good people of the internet, and remember the difference between their they're and there!
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    First of all, let's say that the game won't be out before the end of 2018 (or more because they just started the development...) so that said I don't think finding a Switch will be that difficult. In over 1 year they will deliver more console so it will be easier to find one :yesyes2: :sisi2: and slowly they will start selling bundles (console + game) so it will be easier to find one.
    It it's a problem of money I can understand that... but in over 1 year I think there will be some a good sale...

    Eh well... I don't see that as a problem... I played a lot of RPGs and many of them don't use a second screen... for sure it's quick to select the move but they can do something new...
    Persona 5 for example is really well made (it use only 1 screen since it' on PS4), like you see in the image below, you choose what to do really quickly with the button so Pokémon can use the 4 buttons (A,B,X;Y to choose the Pokémon move and something like a special command up+A to select an item/bag and so on) but sincerly, we we use the buttons below it's quick anyway:
    Attack (with another screen with the move to use), Pokémon (to change it), Bag and Run....
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    That's why I used 2 consoles to ride the plane asd when one dies there's the other one asd
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    asd so now you want a main series?
    You bought it on a sale or at full price? A bundle with a game or you will buy a game later?
    When we bought our Switch it was on sale (around 322 euro or a little less) with Splatoon 2
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    It was actually a gift from my uncle, he also gave me Botw and Deluxe 8 along with the wheel things.
    Honestly I think a main series game would work if we got more battery.
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    It's a "home" console XD it's a miracle that we can use it like we want (tv mode, tablet mode and so on)
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    Well this post has certainly aged well lol
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    Right xD we got Let's Go and they announced Sword/Shield
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    Anyways, long time no see! Erm.. Two years to be exact.
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    That long? Really?
    welcome back! XD

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