Nintendo Switch Release Date, News & Update: Not Your Ordinary Game Console; Highlights & Other Features Find Out Here!

By Louise Bonquin , Updated Oct 25, 2016 10:41 AM EDT

Nintendo Switch preview has finally been revealed. The new console was actually called the Nintendo NX but it was later changed -- a few weeks before its introduction to the public on Oct. 20. With the trailer video already out, it became clear that the new console is not mere speculation anymore but a reality.

The reaction to the Nintendo Switch introduction was quite positive and gamers just cannot wait until they can get their hands on the new gaming device. One thing that makes the console different from others is that, it is more than just a gadget for games. Its make boasts of nice blending between a console and handheld portable device.

What's more, the Nintendo Switch could be connected to a television and provide single or multi-player game battles at home or anywhere else. Games could be played anywhere and in any way - as a handheld, as a game pad console or on TV. Its mobility is simply superb that it enhances the definition of total gaming system.


The Nintendo Switch body is a tablet with two Joy-Con controllers attached to both of its sides. The controllers are detachable and the device is compatible with Pro Controllers so there is no problem using them when playing using the Switch.

The Joy-Con controllers is similar to the ones use in Wii. Players can hold the Nintendo Switch controllers separately so it will not strained the hands or make you feel restricted when in use.

It has dock which serves a charger and output when a player wants to play using the television. Nintendo Switch has its own GameCards which is different from the 3DS game cartridges.


Game experts think that most of the classic favorite games are going to make their way to Nintendo Switch console. But of course, the versions will be upgraded to digital format to keep up with modern.

Price and Release Date

Finally, Bloomberg reported that analysts estimated that Nintendo Switch is likely to get a $250 tag price. And although players may find it lacking when it comes to cutting-edge features, it will still be a hit when it launches in March 2017 because of the strong line-up of gaming titles.

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