SwitchCharge IndieGoGo Project Brings Longer Battery Life to the Nintendo Switch

SwitchCharge IndieGoGo Campaign Seeks Crowdfunding for Nintendo Switch Charging Cradle That Promises at Least 12 Hours of Battery Life

While the Nintendo Switch itself is an awesome console, its 2.5-6 hours of potential battery life is certainly a disheartening obstacle to overcome. But deep down in our hearts, we all knew it wouldn’t be long before hardcore Nintendo fans and dedicated gamers alike would come up with their own solutions to the staggering battery life issue. The SwitchCharge IndieGoGo campaign offers their hardware to the public through crowdsourcing their Nintendo Switch charging cradle that promises a full 12 hours of battery life (at least), so road trips with your Nintendo Switch will be much more enjoyable now that you know your battery won’t die around 3 hours later.

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You can check out the full video showing off the SwitchCharge, how it easily clips on the back of your device, and how it’s made below!:

Although the Campaign is seeking a whopping $80k for funding, their tiers are offering the SwitchCharge at discounted prices of $75, $85, or $95 while slots on these tiers last, and the game times you’ll be getting out of the charging cradle are phenomenal. Check out the average battery life times recorded from the SwitchCharge Beta Tests:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: 10hrs 40mins
  • 1-2-Switch: 12hrs 55mins
  • Fast RMX: 13hrs 20mins
  • Snipperclips: 13hrs 30mins
  • Shovel Knight: 14hrs 15mins

While some games get a bit under 12 hours, some get fairly more time, which we can see by comparing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild gameplay battery life to Shovel Knight‘s.

You can check out the full IndieGoGo campaign for the SwitchCharge on the preview that’s currently listed here!

What do you think about the hardware? Will you be supporting the campaign when it goes live? Let us know in the comments below!

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  • John smith

    The video is dead. It’s been removed from youtube.

    • COGconnected

      As fast as it was there it was gone! Thanks for the heads up, we corrected it!