The Nintendo Switch Conference just ended, and while the show itself was a bit laughable there was some good information presented. Here are the highlights from the show in Tokyo. We will have more coverage as information becomes available.
Date and Price
The Nintendo Switch will launch worldwide on March 3, 2017 at $299, and it will be region free.
The Online Service
The Switch will have a companion app on "smart devices", and the app will allow you to connect with friends. The service will be free until Fall 2017. Users will get a free NES or SNES game every month.
The Switch is a console/handheld that has various modes of play. The console will be bundled with the Joy-Con controls in either grey or neon red and blue.
Nintendo showed off several games. Below is a list of confirmed games:
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - March 3, 2017
- 1, 2 Switch - March 3, 2017
- Mario Kart 8: Deluxe - April 28, 2017
- Arms - Spring 2017
- Splatoon 2 - Summer 2017
- Super Mario Odyssey - Holiday 2017
- Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - TBA
- Shin Megami Tensei - TBA
- Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim - TBA
- Minecraft - TBA
- I Am Setsuna - TBA
- Dragon Quest X and XI - TBA
- Dragon Quest Heroes 1 and 2 - TBA
- Shovel Knight - TBA
- FIFA - TBA