After soliciting a ton of feedback from the community, WaterField Designs has released their Slip Case for the Nintendo Switch Lite. Having absolutely loved their CitySlicker case for the full size Switch, and the minimal leather Game Card Holder, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this newest release. I have not been disappointed.
Available in three materials and several colors, there are options for just about everyone. The version I received matches my CitySlicker case and features a black ballistic nylon exterior with a bottom grip of full grain premium leather, and an ultra-plush liner that’ll definitely keep your Lite cozy and comfortable inside. I passed up on the “Luna Textiles” and waxed brown canvas versions but had the team send me out two samples of the Luna Textiles fabric, and must say it does have a really nice texture and is heavier than it looks in the official photos. Almost wish I would have grabbed that instead (available in Cobalt, Crimson, and Slate).
Instead of featuring a flap or a zipper, the Slip Case is closed at the top with pretty strong magnets with only small gaps on either end. The magnets are so strong that it is almost a little annoying to open and I often find myself slipping my pinky finger into one of the ends and dragging it along the length of the case to pop open the magnets. One nice thing about having this sort of opening versus a zipper or a flap is that you can completely charge the device while it’s inside the case.
The inside is lined with an ultra-plush liner so no worries there. You’ll also find two pockets on the inside that are sized in such a way that the joysticks and buttons won’t get pressed by anything inside the pockets. If you own the 20-Game Card Holder you may be disappointed to find out that it does not fit in the larger pocket. After contacting WaterField Designs I was told that they recommend the 10-Game Card Holder, so make sure you snag one of those when you place your order!
WaterField Designs is once again checking all the boxes when it comes to luxury Switch storage. If you’re looking for something to keep your Nintendo Switch Lite safe, you can’t go wrong with the Slip Case. Available directly from WaterField for $59!
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Andrew has been a nerd his whole life. He built his first computer when he was 8, started working in the IT industry at 15, and played competitive Counter-Strike at 16. His interest in amiibo started before their release but didn’t really take off until after the new year. He doesn’t like to admit it but Little Mac and WFT are among the amiibo that he had pre-ordered from Amazon but cancelled before their release. Little did he know a few months later he’d help start Amiibo Alerts. Gaming has always been his passion. He grew up with an NES, Sega Genesis, and PS2 before realizing that PCs truly are better than consoles.
The urge to be a little better, brought on by being a gamer, is what pushes him to help make Amiibo Alerts and Nintendeal amazing communities. Together with the team he has built, he is realizing a life-long dream: bringing something helpful and fun to a large group of people. Andrew’s role at Amiibo Alerts and Nintendeal as Founder and Editor in Chief allows him to create and build contacts within the community, review and present products, and stay on top of all things Nintendo.
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