Nintendo Switch OLED - Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet

Nintendo unveils Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet-themed Switch OLED console

Nintendo has announced a limited edition version of the OLED Switch Model decorated with imagery of Pokémon Koraidon and Miraidon in the colours of the the upcoming Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games.

Nintendo Switch OLED - Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet
The Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet Nintendo Switch OLED model. Image: Nintendo

The shiny white dock is emblazoned with Koraidon in scarlet and Miraidon in violet, representing the colours of each game. The rear of the console itself is embellished with artwork of starting Pokémon Sprigatito, Fuecoco and Quaxly among emblems that appear in-game, while the left Joy-Con is in fiery scarlet and the right Joy-Con in cool violet, continuing the theme. Specs wise, the OLED model features a 7″ OLED screen with rich colours and deep blacks, 64GB of internal storage, an ethernet port on the dock and improved audio capabilities.

The scarlet left Joy-Con and violet right Joy-Con. Image: Nintendo

Nintendo Switch OLED Model: Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Edition goes on sale November 4th, 2022 with a suggested retail price of $359.99 USD ($469.99 CAD).

Rear design of the Switch system with Sprigatito, Fuecoco and Quaxly. Image: Nintendo

Discover the Paldea region and the Pokémon that inhabit its fields, forests, mountains and shorelines where exploration is key to unlocking its secrets. New and familiar creatures are waiting to be found and Pokémon Trainers will find new challenges in this brand new openworld adventure.

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet, sold separately from the system itself, launches on November 18th, 2022 in physical and digital formats, and is playable on all Nintendo Switch systems. Fans can purchase the games individually or bundled together in the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet Double Pack.

Source: Nintendo press release

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