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Nintendo Switch & GO blu. A game changer. Literally.

Nintendo has finally added support to connect Bluetooth audio in the Nintendo Switch in their latest software updated announced on 15th September, 2021.
What does this mean?

Well, it gives you the opportunity to use Bluetooth headphones for one thing, but EVEN BETTER, it gives you the chance to take your gaming to another level with HUGE sound improvements.

In the past Nintendo Switch handled everything audio on its own, but now two core functions that greatly impact sound quality (d/a conversion and amplification) can be executed via external devices; wireless headphones or DAC/amps such as our latest GO blu.

Adding a separate offboard DAC (Digital to Analogue Converter) or DAC/amp into your system will make the sound more vibrant, more lively, more engaging and more immersive. It will bring that missing 25% to the party and then some!

These are specialist devices solely dedicated to and designed for producing top quality sound. DACs and amps built into gaming gear are often not got given the love they deserve as powerful, high spec graphic cards etc take precedence

Nintendo Switch and GO blu – a game changer. 

Our new GO blu is a tiny portable DAC/amp that is just made to go with your Nintendo Switch.

Measuring just 55 x 34 x 13 mm (2.2” x 1.3” x 0.5”) – smaller than your average lighter (not a PC comparison but it does the job!), it is as portable as your Switch and literally – a game changer!

Simply Bluetooth from your switch to the GO blu and add your best corded headphones. The GO blu is so small you won’t even notice that your headphones are connected to something in any other way but the IMPROVED SOUND!

You’ll suddenly notice noises in your gaming that you hadn’t heard before – those footsteps behind you or a voice quietly whispering through the woods! Action packed adventures will seem all the more dramatic as the sound will now echo the HD graphics and finally bring everything together into one powerful experience.

“The ability to pair high tier sound quality that mirrors the mobility of the Switch is definitely cool!”

Bailey, USA – Nintendo Switch user and gaming aficionado.

Check out the GO blu today and level up like you’ve never levelled up before.
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