Why Nintendo Switch games come on tiny little cards

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Nintendo is ditching discs and going all in on game cards for the Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo revealed what the Nintendo Switch game cards look like in a Nintendo Treehouse Live stream Friday, showing a Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild card roughly the same size as a Nintendo DS or 3DS game card. Although it seems like a technological downgrade, this is the best option for the Switch.

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Source: Mashable

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