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dbrand bait Nintendo with their new SwitchDeck skin for Steam Deck

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dbrand have today revealed their latest way of poking fun at other companies, with their special edition SwitchDeck skin for the Steam Deck. This isn't the first time they've prodded the beast, like with the Killswitch case for Steam Deck that they had to remake part of due to problems with magnets.

For years, countless blogs have clickbaited millions into believing that a "Switch Pro" was just around the corner. One Switch Lite and a Switch OLED later, we decided to tackle the problem ourselves. After stockpiling a considerable amount of ammunition, our lawyers quietly remarked how they would prefer if we abandoned the mercenary plot and instead went back to shameless plagiarism. Unfortunately for the blog writers, we know how to multitask.

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dbrand did tell me via email that they will be shipping the skin out to me, although they've not said when. So I might be able to take a look at the quality soon, maybe not. Based on the last skins I tried from dbrand though, I would expect the SwitchDeck to be high quality.

As for why they did this, dbrand didn't note it but I spoke to the creator behind the Fan the Deck YouTube channel who said dbrand sponsored them on the idea for their Nintendo Switch emulation video because only dbrand were crazy enough to sponsor such an idea. I doubt Nintendo will let that video stay up for too long…

You can buy the skin on dbrand's website.

Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
Tags: Steam Deck, Meta
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Looks great and really gives the Switch vibe to the Deck.
slaapliedje 24 Jan
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I can't remember where I actually put my Switch, that's how much I used it before I got my Steam Deck... got the KillSwitch replacement case over the weekend as well. It's rather nice. Only downside is I can't find a carrying case to keep the charger, and other accessories like the dock in it, that also fit the dbrand KillSwitch case...
So the back of the skin shows the Switch logo, question is... is it actually blurred on the product itself for the meme or did they just do it for marketing and there's actually a Switch logo there 😂

trev0r 30 Jan
Haha, looks cool
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