Someone built the World’s Largest Nintendo Switch — and it works

Michael Select, “the Casual Engineer” who constructs interests on YouTube, had a little issue with the Nintendo Change: “It’s really easy to lose,” he states. So he repaired it, in a manner. In a huge method.

At more than 6 times the size of a genuine Nintendo Change, here is the World’s Largest Nintendo Change, and yes, all of its buttons and joysticks function. You can enjoy Select playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in, uh, “portable” mode — note how he covers the A button to speed up with his lower arm, while utilizing his whole entire hand to guide with the enormous Joy-Con.

Obviously, what’s the enjoyable of this video if Select isn’t going to reveal everybody how he made the controllers work? Peering inside the blue Joy-Con, we see that he’s rigged up a system of servos and sets off to, basically, develop a big puppeting system that controls a real, teensy-weensy Joy-Con housed within. The Change (showing to the huge 4K LED screen) is also housed in here.

The console is 30 inches high by 70 inches broad and weighs 65 pounds. Don’t stress, it’s playable with a (non-gigantic) Nintendo Change Pro Controller, too, which Select usages to dispatch Fortnite gamer Manwell65, making him the very first to be gotten rid of because video game (or any) through Giant Nintendo Change.

Not that Select will be taking this on the bus to play Fortnite — it’s a present to St. Jude’s Kid’s Medical facility, which has an affiliate in Huntsville, Alabama, where Select is an aerospace software application engineer. Kids will likely utilize the Pro Controller when they wish to play, however for sure, anybody who sees it will whack all the buttons simply to see what that’s like. I would.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.