It also feels like this is just the beginning.
There’s so much more to come for the Switch, including incredible new games and a new online service, for starters. But even in its current state without those things, the Nintendo Switch is one of the best purchases I’ve made.
Like I mentioned earlier, It’s not perfect by any means — the controllers lack headphone jacks, and I’ve avoided using the Switch in tabletop mode due to its flimsy kickstand and bottom-facing USB port — but I’m guessing Nintendo will release new-and-improved hardware in a couple of years like the company has done in the past (think: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS).
I’m also holding out hope for Nintendo’s forthcoming online service — and I would love a Netflix-style pay-per-month service that lets me “rent” old Nintendo games from its massive archive at will, as was suggested by Kotaku's Jason Schreier — but even if those things don’t pan out, the Switch experience is already stellar. Based on what I’ve experienced so far, I’m confident the Switch is going to continue delivering great experiences for years to come. It’s a worthy investment, if you can actually find one right now.