8th generation, not 9th
I saw that Wikipedia has it listed as an 8th generation not 9th generation, I wonder if it is an error, I'm going to change it just in case Wikipedia is right (which is most cases is). SaturnMario, his talk and his contributions 04:43, 30 June 2018 (UTC)
I have to say that the Nintendo Switch is supposed to be a home console that can be played on the go, rather than a dedicated portal handheld system, but I see that someone keeps changing this to a fact that reveals that it's both a home console and a handheld system. Is it okay if a staff member can remove the handheld console category, replace the word "Hybrid" with the word "Home" on the infobox, and change "
It is both a home console and a handheld console." to "
Despite this classification, Nintendo markets the system mostly as a home console that can be played on the go instead of a dedicated portable handheld system.<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20150619220606/wiiudaily.com/2015/06/reggie-nx-home-console/ Archived snapshot]</ref>" --SaturnMario, his talk and his contributions 22:28, 3 July 2021 (UTC)
- The claim "Nintendo markets the system mostly as a home console that can be played on the go instead of a dedicated portable handheld system" is simply false. It's obviously not a dedicated handheld system, but including that word is just trying to pretend that Nintendo does not consider the system a handheld system at all, when they clearly consider it both a home console and a handheld system at the same time.
- First, the source you've cited doesn't actually state what you're claiming it does (in fact, it states the opposite). All that Reggie said in the interview that that article is citing (not sure why you didn't just reference the interview directly) was that the NX (codename for the Switch) would be a home console. But as even the article itself notes, that "doesn’t really rule out a hybrid device" (i.e. does not mean that Nintendo does not consider it to be both a home console and a handheld at the same time).
- But regardless, this article is from before the Nintendo Switch was even announced—it will still codenamed NX. Any kind of discussion of what a future system could include is irrelevant. Any kind of source for this claim would at the very least need to be from after the Switch was announced. And if the claim is about Nintendo usually markets a product, a single comment in a single interview (that doesn't even mention marketing) would not be a good source for it anyway.
- As for how we know that Nintendo considers it both:
- Nintendo.com: "Nintendo Switch is designed to fit your life, transforming from home console to portable system in a snap."
- Nintendo.com: "The Nintendo Switch system transforms from home console to handheld, letting you play your favorite games at home or on the go. [...] Nintendo Switch Lite is dedicated to handheld play and is smaller and lighter than the Nintendo Switch system."
- The fact that it is always marketed with three modes: TV Mode, Tabletop Mode, and Handheld Mode.