Nintendo releasing Lite version of Switch - but it doesn't actually switch

Nintendo is releasing a smaller version of the Switch.

It's called the Switch Lite and it will sell for $199 - that's $100 less than the original.

The Switch Lite has a 5.5-inch touch display, compared to 6.2 inches for its predecessor.

It comes in a variety of bright colors.

But unlike the original Switch console, the Lite is exclusively portable - meaning it cannot be plugged into a television.

That has some gamers asking "What's the point of a Switch that doesn't switch?"

The device goes on sale Sept. 20.
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