Nintendo Switch to launch on March 3rd, 2017 for $299.99

After quite a lot of anticipation building up to tonight’s Nintendo Switch Presentation, Nintendo finally revealed launch dates and pricing details for their console/portable hybrid platform.

Were all the rumors swirling around correct? Kinda! Nintendo Switch will officially launch on March 3rd, 2017 for $299 in North America. The system will launch simultaneously, in most regions worldwide. Nintendo will be rolling out a new online network for the Switch, which will be free for a limited time at launch, but will then become a pay service by May 2017.

The Joy-Con controllers will come in various colors, will feature detailed rumble feedback, motion controls, and one of the pair includes a camera to detect shapes and movement. The Joy-Cons will also be available in Neon Red and Blue colors, and will also come with a wrist strap.

As for games, Nintendo showed off Switch 1 2, Arms, Super Mario Odyssey, Splatoon 2, Xenogears Chronicles 2, Fire Emblem Warriors, Dragon Quest X and XI, Dragon Quest Heroes 1 and 2, a new Shin Megami Tensei game, Project Octopath Traveler, The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim, FIFA and more. A good number of the bigger titles, Super Mario Odyssey will not be ready until later in the year, Holiday 2017 specifically.

If you’re missing out on the presentation, make sure to check it out below.

Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017:

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