Nintendo NX Release Date, News & Update: March 2017 Release At $300; Smartphones, VR Support Coming?

By Mia P. , Updated Oct 15, 2016 09:07 AM EDT

Nintendo NX date release plans and another detail is still a mystery but leaks and rumors say it will be in March 2017. The introduction of the product will likely happen at the end before 2016 ends and starts at $299 with four game titles. Report says that it will support platforms of smartphones and VR devices.

Nintendo NX, which is to be taking on PlayStation NEO and Xbox Two, will release four game titles but names were not yet revealed. But Nintendo indicated earlier a new Zelda title will debut on the NX machine and probably a new game from Nintendo franchise characters. It's also a safe bet that Mario will definitely in the Nintendo NX, Nintendo Life reported.

The rollout date still remains scheduled on March 2017 but a month before its release, Nintendo will issue demo units to the retail partners. The reports also claimed that the retail boxed pricing has been labeled and marked at $299.99. Included in the box will be the Nintendo NX unit and all stock accessories.

As for unveiling of the product, the NX will be formally introduced soon with a Nintendo of Europe (NoE) representative. In line with its intro, NX product development tools will be released at the later time before its release for demo units in February 2017, Express reported.

Meanwhile, after the news revealed that Nintendo NX will be a handheld and home console hybrid device, there has been already a production trial and might be called the Nintendo Duo. At this time, there has been also information confirmed by several sources from games industry that they are developing the device for different platforms and have development kits. With this, all the games that you play anywhere can be played and run perfectly in your living rooms as well.

Nintendo NX has different possible methods of interaction. It could go beyond the controllers that might ship with what smartphone connectivity. Even though that there haven't been up to par, not just smartphones could be possible for its connectivity but for VR support as well. Watch video about Nintendo NX PRICE & New Details! - The Know

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