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Nintendo Switch Live Presentation 2017 – Watch Now

Nintendo unveiled the new Nintendo Switch during a live presentation from Tokyo on Friday. You can watch the live stream here.

The Nintendo Switch promises to be the most in-demand console of the year. It looks like a console/tablet hybrid with a transforming controller.

Release Date: March 3, 2017
Price: $299.99

Nintendo to launch Nintendo Switch online service (like Xbox Live, PSN)
Region Locking removed for Nintendo Switch

Pre-Order: Nintendo Switch on Amazon (not live yet)

Play styles:

TV Mode
Tabletop Mode
Handheld Mode

Battery Life: 2-6 hours (varying by game)
Charger: USB Type C

Touch screen

Local Multiplayer via WIFI (up to 8 connected)

Controllers are called “Joy-Con”
– will include a screenshot capture button
– gyro sensors
– one controller has a motion sensor
– will come in neon blue and neon red colors
– will also have straps

Sample Games:

1-2-Switch – available at launch
Arms – Spring 2017
Splatoon 2 – Summer 2017
Super Mario Odyssey – Holiday 2017
Xenoblade 2
Fire Emblem Warriors
Dragon Quest X and Dragon Quest XI and Dragon Quest Heroes I and II
Project Octopath Traveler (Atlus series)
Skyrim
No More Heroes
FIFA
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – available at launch

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Source: Nintendo

Source: Nintendo

Release Date: March 3, 2017
Price: $299.99

Nintendo to launch Nintendo Switch online service (like Xbox Live, PSN)
Region Locking removed for Nintendo Switch

Pre-Order: Nintendo Switch on Amazon (not live yet)

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