Nintendo Switch OLED comes with screen film that must not be removed

After the announcement of Nintendo Switch OLED, the Japanese company finally launched your new console last Friday, the 8th of October.

As a rule, the equipment comes with protective films so that it does not suffer damage before being debuted. These protections are then removed by users when they start using the devices. However, Nintendo advises that the protective film that comes with the Nintendo Switch OLED must not be removed.


Finally, Nintendo launched its Switch OLED console in North America, Europe and Japan. This is a device with a 7-inch OLED screen with thinner edges for the player to play however and wherever they want. According to the Japanese company, the intense colors and high contrast of the screen provide a gratifying portable and surface-stable gaming experience whether the user is racing at high speed on the racetrack or facing fearsome enemies.

Nintendo Switch OLED screen saver film should not be removed

As usual, when technological equipment leaves the factory, they bring protective films with them, especially in the screen area. This is for reasons of protection, so that there is no damage and so that the product reaches the users’ hands intact.

Normally, this is a detail that consumers immediately remove as soon as they have the product in their hands.

Nintendo Switch OLED also brings that same protective film, however, in this case, it was purposely placed by the company since the screen of this model is made of glass and, as such, may cause splinters if the console falls.

Some users are removing this same film, as they do with other products, but without putting another one in its place. However, this is not Nintendo’s recommended practice. The website IGN He even received information from a Nintendo America spokesperson informing him that in the manual that comes with the OLED Switch, it is stated that the anti-shrapnel film should not be removed. According to the spokesperson:

As indicated on page 2 of the Nintendo Switch OLED Health and Safety Guidelines document (included in the system box), do not remove the shatterproof adhesive film from the console’s OLED screen.

It was also revealed the information that Nintendo already offers this official film for sale. However it is only available along with a cover to save the OLED Switch.

So, if you buy a copy of this console, then it is advisable not to remove the protective film from the screen.

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